December 20, 2007 – Rogers Publishing Limited has acquired Canadian Insurance Magazine from Stone & Cox Limited in a transaction that will close on December 31, 2007.
Rogers Publishing is Canada’s leading publisher for the Financial Services industry. Canadian Insurance is the country’s oldest and best-established magazine in the property and casualty arena.
“This is an important addition to our portfolio and completes our offerings to Financial Services professionals,” says John Milne, Senior Vice President of the Business & Professional Publishing Group, Rogers Publishing Limited. “With Canadian Insurance we are able to serve the entire continuum of Financial Services professionals, from advisors to the institutional investment market to the Property & Casualty insurance market, with a wide variety of print and online communications services and tools.”
“We are excited about the opportunities for Canadian Insurance Magazine,” says John Wyndham, Publisher. “I am confident that Rogers will help our publication grow in new directions, while maintaining the highest commitment to our readers.”
Rogers publishes magazines and newspapers, hosts conferences and provides a variety of web-based properties that cater to the financial services industry in both the retail advisor and institutional markets. Rogers has served these markets for over 30 years with Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, Avantages, Benefitscanada.com, revueavantages.ca, and Canadian Institutional Investment Network. Rogers Publishing’s Financial and Advisor Services Groups are the largest and most comprehensive of their kind in Canada.
In the retail advisor market, Rogers has successfully launched leading publications including Advisor’s Edge, Advisor’s Edge Report, Advisor.ca, Objectif Conseiller and Conseiller.ca, reaching the most financial advisors in Canada. With the addition of Canadian Insurance Magazine, Rogers now circulates to an audience of over 90,000 financial services professionals.
Canadian Insurance Magazine reaches over 12,000 insurance professionals every month. It offers the latest in insurance trends, news and developments to its subscribers, through a monthly magazine, daily web updates and electronic newsletters.
About Rogers Publishing
Rogers Publishing, a division of Rogers Media, produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean’s, Chatelaine, Flare, L’actualit� and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media’s various publishing and broadcast properties are also integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media is a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com.