Dirks, Van Essen & Murray 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, DV&M 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 has been involved in more than half of all daily newspaper transactions, while all other firms combined have accounted for less than 20%.
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New Media acquires Victorville (CA) Daily Press
New York, NY - March 3, 2013 - New Media Investment Group Inc. ("New Media" or the "Company"; NYSE:NEWM) announced today that it acquired the Victorville (CA) Daily Press along with other publications and related assets from Freedom Communications for a purchase price of $8.0 million.
The publications are located in and around Victorville, California and include the daily Barstow (CA) Desert Dispatch. The Daily Press has a daily circulation of 18,000 and the Desert Dispatch has a daily circul... More
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