Press Release

Burns & Levinson Advises Questex on Acquires Buyers Lab

November 12, 2015


Burns & Levinson is proud to congratulate Questex, LLC, on the acquisition of its InfoTrends business division by Buyers Laboratory, LLC. David Amidon, chair of the firm’s Business Media practice, along with Steve Brook and Andy Henderson among others, advised Questex in this acquisition.

Questex is a leading global business information and events company headquartered in Newton, Mass. InfoTrends is the leading provider of strategic market analysis, research and advisory services to the global digital imaging industry. Shamrock Capital Advisors is a principal owner of Questex.

“Completing this deal will strengthen our strategic focus on bringing buyers, sellers, investors and professionals together via our portfolio of live events and an integrated platform of industry-specific digital information and data tools in the strategic industries that we serve,” said Kerry Gumas, President and CEO of Questex. “David and his team at Burns & Levinson were instrumental in helping us take this important step forward for our employees and clients.”

“It’s been a great privilege to work with Questex for more than 10 years,” said David Amidon. “This latest deal highlights our Business Media practice’s ability to represent global media and business information companies in deals that better align their businesses with industry trends and client needs, while increasing value to their clients and other stakeholders.”

The Business Media practice at Burns & Levinson provides comprehensive counsel to conference and independent show organizers, trade associations, the meetings industry and other organizations involved in the planning, promotion and execution of significant events and exhibitions, print/digital publishers and business information providers.

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