- IPC Media
name = IPC Media
UKLeading Publisherformat = Magazine
Blue Fin Building, London
website = [http://www.ipcmedia.com/ IPC Media.com]
IPC Media is one of the
United Kingdom's leading consumer magazineand digital publisher, with a large portfolio selling over 350 million copies each year. It was formed as International Publishing Company in 1963 from the rationalisation of the holdings of three companies; George Newnes, Odhams Pressand Fleetway Publications. In 1968 the company bought the " Daily Mirror" and became the IPC-Mirror Group. It was then purchased itself in 1970, by Reed International, who in 1974 separated the company into two groups, IPC, formed of the magazine publication holdings; and Mirror Group Newspapers, formed of the newspapers. The latter division was sold to Robert Maxwellin 1984. In 1987 all comics holdings were placed in a separate division, Fleetway Publications, which was again sold to Robert Maxwell. In the early 1990s IPC launched "Loaded" which launched a wave of 'lad mags'. In 1998 IPC Magazines, as the division was by then known, was subject to a management buyout, which was financed by Cinven, a venture capitalist group. The company was renamed IPC Media in 2000. Cinven then sold the group to Time Inc., the magazine publishing division of Time Warner, in 2001. Sylvia Autonis CEO.
IPC Media groups titles under five magazine divisions: Connect (women's weeklies such as Now Magazine), Inspire (leisure and specialist), Ignite! (men's lifestyle and entertainment), SouthBank (women's lifestyle and home interest) and TX (portfolio of television titles). In addition, there is Marketforce, the UK's leading magazine distribution business. Digitally they have WOTV.
*IPC's offices were in King's Reach Tower on Stamford Street (on the south bank of the Thames) in London. The building often featured in the company's titles and was depicted as alien editor Tharg's spaceship in the early issues of their weekly sci-fi comic, 2000 AD (launched in 1977).
*IPC Media gave up the lease to King's Reach Tower and relocated to The Blue Fin Building (110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU) in the spring of 2007. While KRT was a long-term lease for IPC, The Blue Fin Building was purpose-built for IPC Media by Time Warner.
* [http://www.timewarner.com/corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,668881,00.html Time Inc. To Acquire IPC From Cinven] (From Time-Warner website)
* [http://www.ipcmedia.com/about/companyhistory.php History of IPC Media] on the IPC Media website
* [http://www.trinitymirror.com/group/history/ Trinity Mirror Group History] on the Trinity Mirror Group website
* [http://www.ketupa.net/elsevier2.htm Reed Elsevier profile] on ketupa.net
* [http://www.ipcmedia.com/ The IPC Media website]
* [http://www.timewarner.com/corp/businesses/detail/time_inc/index.html TimeInc website]
* [http://www.celebalerts.com/wotvbb/ Replay TV service]
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