Beacon International Group Ltd., publisher of Business Insurance announced on Tuesday the acquisition of insurance media companies on three continents.
The acquisitions, which together with Business Insurance ] will account for more than one million page views per month, are: Rubicon Media Ltd., London-based publisher of Commercial Risk Europe, Commercial Risk Africa, Commercial Risk Asia and International Program News; INS Communications Pte. Ltd., Singapore-based publisher of Asia Insurance Review and Middle East Insurance Review; and WorkCompCentral, based in Camarillo, California, and serves the U.S. employee compensation insurance industry.
The newly acquired media complements Beacon's award-winning Business Insurance in their respective markets and has the best regional readership among insurance, reinsurance and related risk financing, leaders and suppliers of risk transfer and risk management, says Steve Acunto, Founder and Chairman for Beacon.
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Together, the group will present more than 70 events a year and offer time and niche-focused news and useful information in multiple markets, Acunto said.
In addition, Beacon will announce programming on Discovery and other cable channels in 2021 with its series: Back from the Brink, currently in production via the company's subsidiary Measure Media.
Commercial Risk was founded 10 years ago and is led by Stewart Brown, Adrian Ladbury and Hugo Foster. The publications offer news content to a loyal, responsive audience, and it has a much-appreciated event activity, Acunto said. and Sheela Suppiah, are the number 1 insurance, reinsurance, risk management, risk transfer and risk financing media hub in the region.
Middle East Insurance Review is the leading English-language publication that serves the entire Middle East and North Africa as a strategic information partner for those who do business there and look at the potential of that market, says Acunto.
WorkCompCentral provides daily updates and critical information for work skills across the United States and maintains both media and training calendars that include events, seminars and sector information, he said.
WCC was founded by the late David DePaolo and provides analytical tools, workshops and a consistent flow of information. "We plan to expand WCC's presence and add a strong virtual, broadcast agenda that covers all aspects of the Workers' Company and its related areas from our offices in California, Texas and Florida," said Acunto.