Brunico buys Natpe's assets

Brunico buys Natpe's assets
Toronto-based B2B publishing company and events producer Brunico Communications, the parent company of brands such as Realscreen, Playback, Kidscreen and Strategy, has acquired the assets of the National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE).Realscreen owner Brunico Communications has finalized a deal to acquire several international content markets and events run by the National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE).

The list of assets included in the acquisition are NATPE Global, NATPE Budapest, NATPE Streaming+ and the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards.

The sale of these events run by NATPE, which declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October, was approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and is expected to close by the end of January. Other companies that had been interested bidders in the NATPE assets sale included conference owners C21 International, the National Association of Broadcasters, DISCOP, RX France, PMC, Questex and Lakewood Advisors.