Former Time Exec, Great Hill Partners Buy Ziff Davis

Law360, New York (June 4, 2010, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Former Time Inc. executive Vivek Shah has purchased Ziff Davis Media, publisher of, as part of an effort to turn the former magazine publisher into a new digital media company, the company said Friday.

Shah, who spent more than 14 years at Time, purchased New York-based Ziff Davis with the backing of Boston-based investment firm Great Hill Partners. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“This is an unusual opportunity to acquire a recognized category leader with a very deep team of talent that...
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