Blue Ant Media buys Cottage Life Media
By Adnews Staff
Blue Ant Media of Toronto has purchased Cottage Life Media for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition includes the company's four consumer publications Cottage Life, Cottage, Outdoor Canada and Canadian Home Workshop, as well as their associated websites. The deal also includes Cottage Life Media's custom magazine activities, book division, social media applications and the Cottage Life consumer show. Cottage Life Media will continue to be headed by founder, president and CEO Al Zikovitz. "The acquisition by Blue Ant will provide strategic extension and expansion of the Cottage Life brand, positioning it for continued success in the rapidly changing media environment," said Zikovitz. "It will give our readers and our advertisers increased media options that feature coast-to-coast interests."