] Previously on May 13 "The Times" had reported that the Carlyle Group and Apax Partners were considering bidding for the company. [cite news |first=Amanda |last=Andrews |coauthors=Kennedy, Siobhan |title=Informa garners attention of private equity |url= |publisher=The Times |date=2008-05-13 |accessdate=2008-06-08] On June 17 talks with UBM ended because of the rapid rise in Informa's stock price after the public disclosure of the potential merger. [cite news |first=Sarah |last=Arnott |title=Cash approach for Informa as merger talks end with UBM |url= |publisher=The Independent |date=2008-06-18 |accessdate=2008-07-07] On June 26 a private equity consortium consisting of Providence Equity Partners, the Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman proposed a takeover bid offering 506 pence per share. [cite news |first=Simon |last=Thiel |coauthors=Sabine Pirone |title=Informa Rises on $4.29 Billion Private-Equity Offer |url= |publisher=Bloomberg |date=2008-07-02 |accessdate=2008-07-07]


The Company operates more than 10,000 conferences annually, and publishes newsletters, academic journals, commercial databases, and academic and business books. Topics covered include arts and humanities through social sciences to physical science and technology; and finance and the law through to telecommunications, maritime trade, energy, commodities and agriculture. Besides publishing, the group has several other interests represented by the several brands it owns across many countries. These brands (companies) work in the areas of performance improvement and management consulting. It has the following divisions:

Academic & Scientific

*Taylor & Francis
*Informa LifeSciences
*Informa Healthcare


*Adam Smith Conferences
*Agra Informa
*Informa Maritime & Transport
**Lloyd’s MIU
**Lloyd's List
*Informa Telecoms & Media
*Informa Australia
*Monaco Yacht Show
* [ Leaders in India "Business Forum" 2008]


*Council on Education
*ESI International
*Health Insurance Magazine
*IIR Finance
*Informa Finance
*Informa Global Markets
*Informa Insurance
*Informa Law
*Informa Investment Solutions
*Informa Research Services
*International Insider
*Omega Performance


External links

* [ Informa official site]
* [ Informa India official site]
* [ Interview with former Chief Executive Peter Rigby]

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