NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MHP), Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA) (NYSE: TRI), Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
The McGraw-Hill Companies Research Report
As McGraw-Hill announced its plans to sell its McGraw-Hill education business to Apollo for $2.5 billion late last year, the company is pleased with the progress that is being made to secure funding, that the sale of McGraw-Hill Education is now an all-cash deal. With the transaction expected to close at the end of this month, McGraw-Hill will get an additional $150 million in cash at closing from the investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, in lieu of being issued $250 million in face amount of unsecured notes by a holding company of McGraw-Hill Education. McGraw-Hill will be renamed McGraw Hill Financial (subject to shareholder approval) and will be a high-growth, high margin company serving the global capital and commodities markets. The Full Research Report on The McGraw-Hill Companies - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/325d_MHP]
Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA) Research Report
The University of Auckland (UoA) in New Zealand has selected Thomson Reuters Cortellis for Competitive Intelligence to further advance the institution's biomedical research program and ensure future science and business professional have access to premier drug development data. With biomedical research as one of UoA's key strengths, it was only natural to partner up with Thomson Reuters to ensure access to leading tools and resources. The strategic partnership between UoA and Thomson Reuters represents the beginning of a trend in medical research, where institutions are implementing commercial tools for students and researchers. "The students of the medical and business schools will benefit greatly from Thomson Reuters Cortellis as they learn how to work with tools used in the 'outside world,' as well as gain confidence when starting their first jobs," said Professor Joerg Kistler, UoA's director of the Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology. The Full Research Report on Thomson Reuters Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/b416_TRI]
Meredith Corporation Research Report
Discussions between Meredith Corporation and Time Warner, Inc. were confirmed in regards to a potential merger of Meredith's National Media Group with Time Inc.'s Lifestyle and Style and Entertainment brands. Meredith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen M. Lacy said, "At Time Warner's initiation, we discussed combining our National Media Group with certain Time Inc. brands to create a new publicly traded company. There are natural synergies between our two portfolios; however, we respect Time Warner's decision and certainly remain open to continuing a dialogue on how our companies might work together on future opportunities." The company shall continue to enhance its shareholder value through ongoing execution of its successful Total Shareholder Return strategy and building on its string momentum. The Full Research Report on Meredith Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/ecf8_MDP]
Gannett Co., Inc. Research Report
International media and marketing solutions company Gannett has recently held the GANNETT_FRONT 2013, the company's first ever upfront-style event designed to showcase the power and reach of its portfolio to the advertising community. "We have transformed our portfolio of assets and for the first time, all of our properties and products are working together," said Chief Marketing Officer, Maryam Banikarim. "With our national reach, deep local connections and data driven tools, we know we can connect and engage audiences like no other media company." The company is now more focused on partnering with marketers to develop unique media and marketing solutions and custom tools to help them drive sales. "Our unique national-to-local approach, our diverse digital solutions and our trusted content affords marketers an indispensable opportunity through which they can connect with their customers," said Mary Murcko, President, National Sales. The Full Research Report on Gannett Co., Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/552c_GCI]
The New York Times Company Research Report
As part of a series of major site enhancements that will begin later this year, the New York Times announced plans to introduce a prototype version of NYTimes.com. This is to gain feedback from NYTImes.com users about the design, functionality, navigation and overall experience of the planned design. The Times will use the feedback as it continues the process of creating a richer digital platform to best showcase its award-winning journalism and premium advertising. The prototype is currently available to Times employees but will become available to a randomly selected group of users outside the company who will have the option to utilize it and provide feedback, or opt out if they choose. The Full Research Report on The New York Times Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/490a_NYT]
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