February 17, 2018

Infobase Buys Films Media Group

By Michael Rogers

Infobase Publishing Company has acquired PRIMEDIA, Inc.’s Films Media Group (FMG), a supplier of educational video and multimedia programs to the education, library, and medical markets. FMG owns several top-shelf reference publishing operations including Facts On File. Chelsea House, Ferguson Publishing, and Bloom’s Literary Criticism. On the multimedia side, FMG offers more than 12,000 titles on DVD and VHS through its Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware units.