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Leading News Media and Marketing Agency for Sale in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Businesses dealing with news publishing, new media, marketing, PR, communications, and events management.
This Business is on a Premium Plan
Established 10-20 year(s)
Employees 10 - 50
Legal Entity Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Reported Sales USD 1 - 2 million
Run Rate Sales USD 1.3 million
EBITDA Margin 20 - 30 %
Industries News Agencies + 1 more
Locations  Dubai
Local Time 12:07 PM Asia / Dubai
Listed By Business Owner / Director
Status Active
Overall Rating
Full Sale
Asking Price: USD 3.7 million (Native Currency: AED 13,500,000)
Reason: The business is for sale due to relocation.
Includes physical assets worth USD 14 thousand
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Business Overview

- Profitable, debt-free business offering integrated news media and marketing communication services.

- Have 10+ years of operating history with 3 offices in the UAE and the Philippines with multiple strategic licenses.

- Stable historical revenue and consistent profitability.

- Majority of income is recurring revenue from 3 robust lines of business, namely (1) News Media; (2) Public Relations, Branding, Marketing & Communications; and (3) Events, Conferences, and Exhibition.

- Serving more than 100 clients currently, mostly on retainer and long-term contracts.

- Have corporate as well as government clients.

- Our clients belong to different industries like FMCG, real estate, finance, medical, and more and are majority located in UAE, the wider GCC countries, and the Philippines.

- One of our brands, a trademarked news website, is the market leader in the Middle East, and is read by millions of readers.

Products & Services Overview

- The company has 3 major business lines: Digital media & publishing, marketing communications, and events, exhibitions & conferences.

- Under its digital media & publishing business, the company owns the largest digital news portal for a targeted audience in the UAE and the wider Middle East, with 2 million page views every month. It is also the biggest publisher and distributor of free newspapers across the 7 emirates in the UAE.

- Under its marketing communications business, the company offers the following services:

• Publicity (corporate, government, and brand)

• Stakeholders communications.

• Digital PR & media relations.

• Social media & digital communications.

• Brand journalism.

• Influencer marketing.

• Financial communications.

• Medical & healthcare communications.

• Digital transformation communications.

• Research & polling.

• Crisis & issues management.

• Branding & design.

• Annual report content management, design & publication.

• Books, magazine, and e-newsletter content management, design & publication.

• Digital publication production & distribution (magazines, e-books, e-newsletters)

• Video and creative production.

• Professional translation (Arabic & English)

• Website design, coding & technical implementation.

- Under its events, exhibition, and conference business, the company produces an annual investment exhibition for a targeted audience in the UAE, which is participated by tier-1 property developers, banks, and investment houses and attended by thousands of UAE residents. The company also holds regular paid webinars and online events.

Assets Overview

100 percent shareholding of the UAE-based entities.

Facilities Overview

Have offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Manila. All the offices are rented.

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