Gannett receives regulatory clearance to acquire full ownership of Classified Ventures, LLC

Gannett receives regulatory clearance to acquire full ownership of Classified Ventures, LLC

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SOURCE Gannett Co., Inc.

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that it has received federal regulatory clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act to acquire full ownership of Cars.com, one of the leading digital companies in the automotive space. Under the agreement, Gannett will acquire the 73% interest it does not already own in Classified Ventures LLC, which owns Cars.com.

Closing is expected to occur on October 1, 2014.

About Gannett
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 110 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.

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