Nielsen Sells Adweek, Billboard; Folds Editor & Publisher

Nielsen Business Media today announced an agreement to sell to e5 Global Media Holdings, LLC, a new company formed jointly by Pluribus Capital Management and Guggenheim Partners, eight brands in the Media and Entertainment Group, including Adweek, Brandweek, Mediaweek, The Clio Awards, Backstage, Billboard, Film Journal International and The Hollywood Reporter. Simultaneously Editor & Publisher and Kirkus Reviews will be discontinued.

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