AUSTRALIA’S leading travel and pharmacy business-to-business news provider, the Business Publishing Group, is thrilled to announce a major private equity investment which will take the company into a new era of growth and success.
Owners Bruce and Jenny Piper remain significant stakeholders in the business, which publishes respected industry titles including Travel Daily, Cruise Weekly, Pharmacy Daily, travelBulletin and Travel & Cruise Weekly.
One of the first moves under the new ownership structure is the appointment of highly experienced publishing executive Davy Adams as the group’s General Manager. Formerly MD of technology media company IDG Communications, Adams has more than 20 years of experience in media and marketing and will lead the existing BPG team of expert journalists and industry marketers.
“We are so happy to have taken this major step, and look forward to seeing Davy and the expanded ownership team work alongside us to continue our vision for the business,” the Pipers said. “We have loved building the Business Publishing Group since acquiring Travel Daily almost 20 years ago, and believe that taking on new private equity partners will help take the company to the next level.”
Adams said, “I’m thrilled to be taking on this exciting role with the innovative team at Business Publishing Group. And excited to be part of the next chapter of the industry leading enterprise that Jenny and Bruce have built.”
Adams starts his new role on 24th July 2023, and can be contacted on [email protected].
About the Business Publishing Group (BPG)
The Business Publishing Group is a collection of leading travel, cruise and pharmacy industry brands which keep readers within each sector up to date with the important news they need to know. Cornerstone title Travel Daily, regarded as the Australian travel industry “bible”, has been in operation for 29 years, and was acquired by Bruce and Jenny Piper from founder Mike Heard in 2004. Since then the portfolio has expanded to include Pharmacy Daily (daily news for community, hospital, industry and academic pharmacists), Cruise Weekly (published each day for the Australian and New Zealand cruise sector), travelBulletin (twice weekly online magazine known for its respected commentary, opinion and up-to-date industry data), and Travel & Cruise Weekly (e-zine and website to help inspire consumers to travel and book via their trusted advisor).
The business is based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.