Pageant Media acquires Hedge Fund Intelligence

Pageant Media yesterday announced the acquisition of Hedge Fund Intelligence, a series of business information, data and workflow products - including EuroHedge and AsiaHedge - and global events, servicing the hedge fund sector.

Pageant Media is one of the financial sector’s fastest growing providers of intelligence and insight. The company, founded in 1998, provides membership services offering senior professionals – across a range of industries, including hedge funds, mutual funds and real estate – news and analysis, data and events.

This acquisition provides Pageant Media with a series of synergies and brand extension opportunities for its existing hedge fund brand, HFM, and will increase the company’s scale and reach in the global hedge fund space.

Commenting on the announcement, Charlie Kerr, Chief Executive of Pageant Media, said: “This latest deal will enable to Pageant Media significantly to enhance its business information offering to the hedge fund industry. As with the recent acquisition of II Searches, we look forward to integrating these brands into our business and evolving their digital offering. These products will also benefit from Pageant’s belief in strong content, user engagement and creating a membership model that delivers real value.”

The Hedge Fund Intelligence portfolio was previously owned by Euromoney Institutional Investor. Staff from both the UK and US will join Pageant Media’s London and New York offices.