Dirks, Van Essen & April is the leading merger and acquisition firm in the U.S. newspaper industry.

Since its inception in 1980, the firm has focused primarily on assisting companies in the sale, acquisition and valuation of daily and weekly newspapers for a variety of purposes. It has thus established itself as the industry’s top authority on transactions and valuations. In addition, DVM&A offers comprehensive operational and financial consulting services to newspaper companies.

The firm has successfully closed hundreds of newspaper transactions and has handled many more deals than all other firms combined. Since the mid-1990’s, Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April has been involved in more than half of all daily newspaper transactions.

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CNHI, LLC Acquires The Transylvania Times of Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard, NC - May 6, 2021 - CNHI, LLC has acquired The Transylvania Times of Brevard, North Carolina, from The Transylvania Times, Inc., the family-owned company that has published the paper for the past 80 years. Dirks, Van Essen & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented CNHI, LLC in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed. The Transylvania Times is the latest addition to Montgomery, Alabama-based CNHI, which operates 90 community newspapers, we... More
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