Digital news publishers Vox Media and Group Nine Media have agreed to a merger.
Vox said it had acquired Group Nine this evening, hours after the Wall Street Journal reported that they were in advanced talks.
The combined group will be led by chief executive and chairman Jim Bankoff, a co-founder of Vox. Group Nine’s founder and CEO Ben Lerer will join the board of Vox Media.
Source: Press release
Deal value: Unknown
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