Articles by Dylan Stableford

People on the Move: January 2006

The shuffling continues at Time Inc., where Thomas Beusse has been named president of Time4 Media. Beusse, who had most recently been president of magazine publishing at Rodale, succeeds Mark Ford, who was named president of Sports Illustrated in December. Ziff Davis appointed Georganne Rossi to director, list sales. She most recently served as VP of list management at Direct Media, Inc.

VNU Receives $8 Billion Buy-Out Offer

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VNU, the Netherlands-based global media company, has received a buy-out offer from a consortium of private equity firms for EUR 28.00 to 28.50 per share, or about $8.8 billion, the company announced today. The private equity group includes AlpInvest Partners, The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Freidman, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Permira and Thomas H. Lee Partners.