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SouthComm, Inc. acquires Cygnus Business Media

December 30th, 2014

For Immediate Release

NASHVILLE, Tn. – (December 30, 2014) – Southcomm, Inc, a publishing and communications company, based in Nashville, Tenn, today announced that it has acquired the remaining properties of Cygnus Business Media, including publications, website portals and trade shows for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was finalized on December 23, 2014. All publication and event staff as well as most of the corporate support employees have been retained by SouthComm, Inc. more...

SouthComm acquires Washington CityPaper and Creative Loafing Atlanta

July 2nd, 2012

NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 3, 2012) – SouthComm, Inc., announced that it has acquired the assets of Washington City Paper and Creative Loafing Atlanta from Creative Loafing, Inc. Last fall, SouthComm acquired Creative Loafing papers in Tampa and Charlotte from the same company. more...

SouthComm acquires CityBeat

March 5th, 2012
Deal makes Nashville holding company the nation’s second largest publisher of alternative weeklies.

Nashville, Tenn. — SouthComm Inc. announced today it has acquired CityBeat from Lightborne Publishing Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The award-winning alternative newsweekly CityBeat has been serving the Greater Cincinnati area since November, 1994.

CityBeat is the sixth alternative weekly under the SouthComm umbrella, making the company the second largest owner of alt-weeklies in the country. more...

SouthComm acquires two publications from Creative Loafing

October 10th, 2011

Deal adds to Nashville holding company’s portfolio of alternative weeklies

Nashville, Tenn. — SouthComm Inc. announced today it has acquired Creative Loafing Charlotte and Creative Loafing Tampa from CL Inc., the parent of the chain of alternative newspapers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. more...