Tribune Publishing Co.

Tribune Publishing Co.

Tribune Publishing Co.

Overview
Date Founded

1847

Headquarters

160 North Stetson Avenue,Chicago, IL 60601

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

4,114

Industries

News & Digital Content
Publishing
Internet Software & Services
Entertainment

Company Description

Tribune Publishing Co. is a multiplatform media and marketing solutions company, which engages in the publication of daily newspapers and community publications. It operates through the M and X segments. The M segment comprises of the company's media groups excluding their digital revenues and related expenses, except digital subscription revenues when sold with a print subscription. The X segment includes digital revenues and related digital expenses from local Tribune websites, third-party websites, mobile applications, digital only subscriptions, Tribune Content Agency (TCA), and BestReviews. The company was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & President

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Head, Internal & External Communications Teams

Chief Digital Operations Officer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President, Finance

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

General Manager for the Southeast

Account Executive

Account Executive

Board of Directors

Former Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President & Head-Investor Relations at Littelfuse, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & President at Tribune Publishing Co.

Founder at Business Strategy Advisors LLC

Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer at The Chicago Community Foundation

Professional at The Cogent Group, Inc.

Former Managing Director, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Ripplewood Investments LLC

Founder at Alden Global Capital LLC

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Alden Global Capital specializes in alternative investments that seek to implement opportunistic, event-driven and deep value investment strategies. The firm focus on a global universe of both announced and anticipated hard or soft catalyst event-driven opportunities, including strategic, operational, financial, legal, regulatory, technical and other corporate catalysts, that the firm believes have the potential to significantly alter value and/or market perception. In addition, Alden Global Capital focus on a global universe of deep value investment opportunities, including constructive and active value investing that they believes have cheap valuations and the ability to get revalued by the market. By employing investments in equities, bonds, loans, options, credit default swaps and other instruments, the firm seeks to capitalize on, among others, distressed situations, reorganizations, bankruptcy proceedings, liquidations, arbitrage opportunities, sovereigns, litigation, claims, liquidity crises, corporate spinoffs, tender offers, restructurings, weak corporate management, failed corporate strategies, operational missteps and inefficiencies, proxy fights, recapitalizations, temporary supply-demand imbalances, non-economic selling pressures and other extraordinary events.

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AIM uses proprietary, multi-factor models to actively manage diversified portfolios, primarily in publicly traded equity securities. Quantitative and fundamental analyses are the primary forces driving investment selection, both for the Colombard Funds and for External Accounts. They use their models to identify underpriced and overpriced securities across a range of market segments. The firm has automated the research process to create a systematic approach to stock selection and portfolio construction based on fundamental valuation principles.

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AIM uses proprietary, multi-factor models to actively manage diversified portfolios, primarily in publicly traded equity securities. Quantitative and fundamental analyses are the primary forces driving investment selection, both for the Colombard Funds and for External Accounts. They use their models to identify underpriced and overpriced securities across a range of market segments. The firm has automated the research process to create a systematic approach to stock selection and portfolio construction based on fundamental valuation principles.

Recent Transactions
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JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alden Global Capital LLC purchase Tribune Publishing Co. from Merrick Ventures LLC

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Nant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from Tribune Publishing Co.

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Tribune Publishing Co., Tribune Publishing Co. LLC purchase Virginian-Pilot Media Cos. LLC from Landmark Media Enterprises LLC

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Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from Tribune Publishing Co.

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Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from Tribune Publishing Co.

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Advised onNant Capital LLC purchases Tronc, Inc. /Californian Subsidiaries from Tribune Publishing Co.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

Consultant

Chief Operating Officer at ReaderLink Distribution Services LLC

Publicist

Founder at Mishkin Associates

Clients

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Gannett Co., Inc. engages in the provision of digital media and marketing solutions. It operates through the following segments: Publishing, Marketing Solutions, and Corporate and other. The Publishing segment includes advertising and marketing services, and subscriptions to its print and digital publications. The Marketing Solutions segment comprises of search advertising, display advertising, search optimization, social media, website development, web presence products, customer relationship management, Google-suite offerings, and software-as-a-service solutions. The Corporate and other segment represents activities not directly attributable to a specific segment. The company was founded on June 18, 2013 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It includes newspapers, print, and digital products and investments and operates through The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$418M
Total Enterprise Value
$601M
Earnings Per Share
$-0.14
Revenue
$1.04B
Net Profit
$-5.07M
EBITDA
$82.4M
EBITDAMargin
8.38%
Total Debt
$131M
Total Equity
$348M
Enterprise Value Sales
0.61x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.78x
TEVNet Income
-118.5x
Debt TEV
0.22x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-15.1%
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