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Newcom Media extends its insurance media leadership with acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine and the Top Broker Summit


October 11, 2018   by Newcom Media Inc.

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TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Newcom Media Inc., one of Canada’s leading B2B media companies, is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media.

The acquisition extends the market leadership already enjoyed by Newcom Media, which owns Canadian Underwriter – one of the country’s largest and most respected magazines serving the property and casualty insurance (P&C) segment – as well as Claims Canada magazine and i-Hire, an industry job board.

Founded in 1905 as Office & Field magazine, Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers and other insurance professionals grow their businesses. The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the prestigious Top Broker Summit, an annual conference where high-performance brokers connect with leading insurance carriers.

Newcom Media’s acquisition of these properties, related content archives and subscriber lists, as well as other assets, will further strengthen its position in the market.

The transaction represents Newcom Media’s 4th acquisition since 2015. Just this year, the company acquired Today’s Bride and its related titles from Family Communications Inc., and formed a joint venture with Road Today magazine, creating the Newcom South Asian Media Co.

In September, Newcom Media made its second consecutive appearance on the Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, produced by Canadian Business.

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About Newcom Media Inc.

Family-owned and operated, Newcom Media Inc. produces magazines, websites, trade shows and events for the automotive, bridal dental, insurance, meetings, supply chain and trucking markets. Headquartered in Toronto, the company has operations in Quebec and the U.S. Visit newcom.ca

About Canadian Underwriter

Launched in 1934, Canadian Underwriter is the largest media property serving Canada’s property and casualty insurance industry. In print and online, Canadian Underwriter delivers practical insights and information used by brokers, underwriters, risk managers and claims professionals to achieve greater success. Visit canadianunderwriter.ca

 

For more information, please contact:

Ian Portsmouth
Managing Director, Insurance Media Group
Newcom Media Inc.
ian@newcom.ca
416-510-6800

Joe Glionna
President
Newcom Media Inc.
joe@newcom.ca
416-459-2365

 


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