Catalyst acquired Cirrus Media in January 2013. Cirrus, formerly Reed
Business Information Australia, is Australia’s largest
business-to-business media company, with a diverse portfolio of leading
publications, web sites and online industry portals providing
information to professionals in a diverse range of industries. Cirrus
is the fifth portfolio company investment of Catalyst Buyout Fund 2 and
was acquired from Reed Elsevier PLC.
Cirrus is the publisher of a number of print titles, associated web
sites and e-newsletters including Australian Doctor, Money Management,
Pharmacy News, Australian Mining, Manufacturers Monthly, Lawyers Weekly,
Travel Weekly and B&T magazine. Cirrus also owns and operates
online directories including: hotfrog.com.au, ferret.com.au,
gohospitality.com.au and infolink.com.au.
partnered with Cirrus Media’s senior management to acquire the
business. Cirrus will continue to pursue a strategy to innovate and
proactively manage the transition from print to a multi-channel
Cirrus Media is headquartered in Sydney Australia.