F/T parent off market

December 2008
Furniture/Today;12/15/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 15, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that Reed Elseiver PLC has terminated its negotiations with the potential bidders for Reed Business Information (RBI) Ltd., the parent company of Furniture/Today and dozens of other business-to-business trade publications, in London, England. The company expresses that the decision is influenced by the poor market conditions and economic slowdown. Chief executive officer (CEO) Sir Crispin Davis asserts that RBI would be managed as a separate division of the company.


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