Dirks, Van Essen & Murray is the leading merger and acquisition firm in the U.S. newspaper industry.

Since its inception in 1980, the firm has focused primarily on assisting companies in the sale, acquisition and valuation of daily and weekly newspapers for a variety of purposes. It has thus established itself as the industry’s top authority on transactions and valuations. In addition, DV&M offers comprehensive operational and financial consulting services to newspaper companies.

The firm has successfully closed hundreds of newspaper transactions and has handled many more deals than all other firms combined. Since the mid-1990’s, Dirks, Van Essen & Murray has been involved in more than half of all daily newspaper transactions, while all other firms combined have accounted for less than 20%.

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Boone Affiliates Acquire Georgia Newspapers

TUSCALOOSA, AL - July 31, 2015 - Affiliates of Boone Newspapers Inc. (BNI) have acquired two newspapers in Georgia from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. (CNHI). Americus Newsmedia LLC has purchased the Americus (GA) Times-Recorder, and Cordele Newsmedia LLC has purchased the Cordele (GA) Dispatch. Both new Georgia entities are wholly owned by Carpenter Newsmedia LLC (CNL), an affiliate of Boone Newspapers Inc. (BNI) with offices in Natchez, Mississippi, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Dirks, Van Esse... More
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