UCG's Argosy Merges with Buyouts/VCJ Publications & Events business

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct 3, 2014 — Argosy, and its parent company, UCG, LLC, today announced its acquisition from Thomson Reuters of the Buyouts/VCJ Publications and Events business. The merged entity expands UCG's Argosy's specialized financial and business information services.

The Buyouts/VCJ Publications Group is a well-known and trusted editorial and conference franchise in the US and Canadian Private Equity and Venture Capital industry. The strong editorial and brands complement UCG's market strategy to serve the financial industry with timely, mission-critical content. The Buyouts/VCJ Group will remain based in New York and Silicon Valley. Its well-known brands in the space include Buyouts, VCJ, and the PartnerConnect series of conferences. Longtime General Manager Jim Beecher will continue to lead the group and oversee the Argosy products as part of the merger.

Argosy is a leading provider of news, guidance and tools for the Investment Advisor (IA Watch) and credit union (National Directors and CEO Leadership Convention) industries. It is a business unit of UCG, LLC, a diversified business-to-business information services company headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD.