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Advance Publications
Advance Publications, Inc.
Private
IndustryMass media
Founded1922; 96 years ago (1922)
FounderSamuel Irving Newhouse Sr.
HeadquartersStaten Island, New York City, U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Steven Newhouse
(Chairman)
Thomas Summer
(CFO)
Donald Newhouse
(President)
ProductsNewspapers, News & Information Websites, Magazines, Television
RevenueDecreaseUS$ 2.4 billion (2016)[1]
OwnerNewhouse family
Number of employees
12,000
SubsidiariesAdvance Local
American City Business Journals
Condé Nast
Websitewww.advance.net

Advance Publications, Inc. is an American media company owned by the descendants of S.I. Newhouse Sr., Donald Newhouse and S.I. Newhouse Jr. It is named after the Staten Island Advance, the first newspaper owned by the Newhouse family, in which Sam Newhouse bought a controlling interest in 1922.[2] The company is nominally headquartered in the Advance offices in Staten Island's Grasmere neighborhood, though Advance has never had an official headquarters.[3]

As of October 2014, it was ranked as the 44th largest privately held company in the United States, according to Forbes.[4]Crain's ranked Advance Publications the 4th largest private company in the New York area in 2012.

In addition to holding publishing and communication assets, Advance serves as the holding company for the family's 31% stake in cable entertainment company Discovery Inc.[5] Advance also owns a 13% stake in Charter Communications, which it received when Bright House Networks merged with Charter.[6][7] In August 2018, Advance/Newhouse ("A/N") notified Charter Communications that it intends to establish a credit facility collateralized by a portion of Advance/Newhouse Common Units in Charter Communications Holdings, LLC.[8] That same month, Condé Nast CEO announced his five-year strategy to generate $600 million in new revenue from new revenue streams while driving costs out of the business.[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Advance Publications," Forbes.com. Accessed February 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Flamm, Matthew. "Advance Publications at crossroads". Crain's New York Business. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Flamm, Matthew (November 21, 2010). "Advance Publications at crossroads". Crain's New York. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "America's Largest Private Companies," Forbes.com. Accessed February 26, 2015.
  5. ^ Flamm, Matthew (December 13, 2010). "Advance Publications waving around $500M". CransNewYork.com. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "Newhouse Broadcasting reports 13 pct stake in Charter Communications". Reuters. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Charter Communications Agrees to Acquire Time Warner Cable". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "Charter Prices $500 Million Senior Secured Notes - NASDAQ.com". NASDAQ.com. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Despite Ups and Downs This Year, Condé Nast's CEO Is Creating a Model That's 'Built to Last'". Retrieved .

Further reading

  • Lindauer, Wilson B. "Advance Publications Inc.". International Directory of Company Histories. Retrieved – via Encyclopedia.com.
  • Maier, Thomas (1994). Newhouse: All the Glitter, Power, and Glory of America's Richest Media Empire and the Secretive Man Behind it. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 978-0-312-11481-7.

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