(United Business Media, London, England, www.ubm.com) A leading integrated media company that offers a wide variety of publications and services in information technology, electronics, healthcare and other fields. Founded in 1918 as United Newspapers, it became United News and Media in 1995 and United Business Media in 2000.|
In 1999, UBM acquired CMP Media, a Manhasset, New York-based media company that offered 45 print publications and 90 Web sites. In 1994, CMP was the first to establish Web sites for its print publications, and its TechWeb site provided the first online technology news service. CMP was founded in 1971 by Gerard and Lilo Leeds.