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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Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, Inc. Buys Yuma (AZ) Sun and Porterville (CA) Recorder
Yuma, AZ - May 1, 2013 - Roland McBride, Executive Vice President of Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, Inc., announced today the purchase of the Yuma (AZ) Sun and Porterville (CA) Recorder from Freedom Communications Inc.
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented Freedom Communications in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
McBride said, ?The Yuma Sun and the Porterville Recorder are newspaper organizations with longstanding... More
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