Latest In UBM’s M&A Spree: French Contacts Database For PR Newswire

Yet another acquisition from United Business Media (LSE: UBM). This time, it’s buying Hors Antenne, an operator of a French-language database of 500,000 opinion formers.

UBM, run by CEO David Levin (pictured), says the service – which lists journalists, bloggers, political and financial stakeholders, businessfolk and analysts in France, Belgium and Switzerland – will bolster its PR Newswire service.

The acquisition price is