Metropolis acquires Media Link PR

Leicestershire-based trade magazine publisher Media Link PR has been acquired by consumer and business media group Metropolis International. Media Link PR is the publisher of Water, Sewerage & Waste magazine and also organises leading trade exhibitions under the same name. BCMS advised the shareholders of Media Link on the transaction, which completed in 2012.

Husband-and-wife team Terry and Rosanna Rodgers founded Media Link PR in the late 1980s, running the company together with their daughter Olivia Sanderson. The acquirer, Metropolis International, was established in 1994, and specialises in consumer, business and travel publishing alongside websites, awards, events and public sector contracts.