Nottingham Post Media Group’s Topper acquisition approved by OFT

Nottingham Post Media Group’s acquisition of the Nottingham and Long Eaton Topper has today been approved by the OFT.

Northcliffe Media is a division of Daily Mail and General Trust.

Steve Auckland, group CEO of Northcliffe Media, said: “This is a landmark decision for the industry. The Topper will make an excellent addition to the Nottingham Post Media Group and provide an excellent portfolio with the Post for advertisers seeking to attract consumers in Nottingham”.

Ian Spring, director of Topper Newspapers, said: “I welcome this decision. The merged group will be much better-placed to serve the Nottingham business community."