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PhoCusWright Inc. has been acquired by Northstar Travel Media, LLC

The shareholders of PhoCusWright Inc., the premier global travel, tourism and hospitality research and events business, have sold the company to Northstar Travel Media, LL, the leading B2B information company serving the travel and meetings industries. The combination creates a global travel research, media and events powerhouse.

PhoCusWright is the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. Independent, rigorous and unbiased, PhoCusWright fosters smart strategic planning and tactical decision making. PhoCusWright delivers qualitative and quantitative research on the evolving dynamics that influence travel, tourism and hospitality distribution. The company is headquartered in the US with Asia-Pacific operations based in India and local analysts on five continents.

Northstar Travel Media is the leading provider of news, information and data for the travel, meetings and hospitality industries and owns leadership brands Travel Weekly, Business Travel News, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive, Meeting News, Procurement.travel and TravelAge West. Northstar Travel Media also is an industry leader in marketing services, custom communications, content licensing and database management serving the travel and meetings industries. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, the company also has offices in New York, Glen Ellyn, Los Angeles and Winston-Salem. Northstar Travel Media is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading private equity investor in the information and business services, communications, and media sectors.

Oaklins' media specialist team in New York advised the seller in this transaction.

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