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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BH Media Group Acquires Atlantic City Weekly

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - February 3, 2015 - BH Media Group, the parent company of The Press of Atlantic City, has acquired Atlantic City Weekly and its associated website, acweekly.com, from Review Publishing LP. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico represented Review Publishing in the sale. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Atlantic City Weekly (AC Weekly) is a premier free distribution weekly that provides locals and visitors the most c... More
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