MBI

MBI

Background to the business

MBI Limited, the UK’s leading publishing and events business focused on the creative industries: advertising, TV production and film.

MBI has four key products:

1. Broadcast – the principal publication for those working in the UK broadcasting industry, Broadcast provides unrivalled news, analysis and commentary on the broadcast industry.

2. Screen International – the leading film industry resource covering the international film markets including the Oscars, Cannes and the Berlin Film Festival.

3. Shots – the industry benchmark for internationally leading commercials.

4. Alf – the UK’s leading marketing and advertising intelligence tool. Contact details of more than 40,000 decision makers at advertisers and agencies.

The UK film and TV industries are in the ascendancy with 13 Oscar nominations alone in 2015.  All of the major studios in the UK are busy, producing world class content.  MBI sits at the heart of these industries providing news, data and events to both the UK market and beyond. Tenzing has co-invested in MBI alongside Mobeus Equity Partners.

 

Investment highlights

Allowing a non-core business to flourish under independent ownership, reinvest profits back into the products to drive growth and increase the digital and data centric offering and grow the events business.

Status

Live

Company Website

www.mb-insight.com

Date of Investment

January 2015

Sector

Media

Location

London

KPIs

70 Staff • £11m Turnover

Date

October 7, 2013

Category

B2B Media, Live, MBO