United Business Media Limited is a global business media company. It is engaged in distributing of news and information from global companies, organizations and agencies. It serves professional and commercial communities of buyers and sellers with media products that integrate events, online, print and business information. Its segments include News Distribution, CMP Asia, CMP Information, CMP Technology, CMPMedica and Commonwealth Business Media. The News Distribution segment operates in the distribution, targeting and evaluation of company information. CMP Asia, CMP Information, CMP Technology, CMPMedica and Commonwealth Business Media produces and provides magazines, trade press, directories, business information, events and Websites. On February 26, 2008, it acquired AeroStrategy’s aviation data business. On February 21, 2008, it acquired Vision Events. In August 2008, it acquired Pyramid Research. In December 2008, it acquired Sanguine Microelectronics.