Match made in media heaven: Poets&Quants and Times Higher Education2 min readReading Time: 2 minutesReading Time: 2 minutes
Poets&Quants, a leading publication for business education news and analysis, has been acquired by Times Higher Education (THE), a global provider of higher education data and insights through its World University Rankings, which collects data from more than five million data points about more than 6,700 institutions from 155 countries. THE also offers strategic consultancy, branding expertise, agenda-setting events, and hiring services, enabling everyone involved with higher education to make smarter, more informed decisions.
The acquisition will support Poets&Quants’ strategic growth in the business education market and beyond, expanding its offerings for readers and clients. Poets&Quants will join a news and data-gathering organization that deeply understands the higher education market, providing access to THE’s resources and expertise to drive an aggressive growth strategy. The core leadership team of Poets&Quants will remain unchanged, with John A. Byrne, CEO and Editor-in-Chief, continuing to lead the business. The acquisition will provide growth through expanded reach and a wider range of custom solutions for Poets&Quants partners. “This is a match made in heaven,” said John A. Byrne.
Congratulations to colleges on their collaboration with Times Higher Education through its acquisition of Poets&Quants, a leading publication for business education news and analysis, which will expand offerings for readers and clients by providing access to THE’s resources and expertise in the higher education market. Poets&Quants is a leading resource for complete coverage of business education, providing multiple tools and authoritative content to empower the community with the information they need to make decisions along their journey from pre- to post-MBA. The platform has experienced five consecutive years of record-breaking traffic growth, with over 70 million page views and more than 350,000 users visiting the site in a typical month. The readers of Poets&Quants come from the major feeder colleges and companies to the very best business schools. We wish Poets&Quants and THE the best of luck in their joint venture, and growth in the business education market and beyond.
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