Transaction Completion – Canada-wide Media Business

March 2015 – Transaction Summary

Beacon Brokerage is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Fulcrum Media by Stagnito Business Information. Beacon acted as an advisor to Fulcrum Media on this transaction and facilitated the transfer of a number of assets which included numerous trade shows and trade publications. The Trade Shows acquired by Stagnito include Convenience U CARWACS Show (Toronto), Convenience U CARWACS (Calgary), Salon Dépanneurs, épiceries & Cie, Pharmacy U, and The Canadian Coffee & Tea Show. The publications include Pharmacy Business, Your Foodservice Manager, Your Convenience Manager, Independent Convenience News, and Octane. Stagnito Business Information is an American, integrated information and media company with a focus on the Consumer Packaged Goods retail market

About Fulcrum Media

Fulcrum Media is a leading media company with best-in-class publications, live shows, and independent retail programs, servicing clients in the food and beverage, coffee and tea, convenience, pharmaceutical, and foodservice industries through world-class properties. Through integrated diverse channels including print, digital and live engagement, Fulcrum Media actively engages highly targeted audiences and impacts more than $40 Billion in retail transactions annually. To learn more about Fulcrum’s services which include event management, market research, publishing, and managed promotions, visit

About Beacon Brokerage

Beacon Brokerage is a Toronto-based full-service business brokerage and merger & acquisition advisory services firm that specializes in transactions of companies with revenues between $1M and $50M. Beacon’s services include business valuations, targeted confidential marketing, qualification and pre-screening of prospects, assistance in negotiation, and due diligence process.

Terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

For additional information about this transaction, contact:
Alex Shteriev, Managing Director, 416-228-1200 x 212,