Time Inc. Sells Sunset Brand

NORTH AMERICA–Time Inc. has sold its publication and lifestyle brand Sunset to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

April 6, 2018

Time Inc. Sells Sunset Brand

The

Sunset

brand, including its flagship events, will now be under Regent L.P.’s remit.

NORTH AMERICA–Time Inc. has sold its publication and lifestyle brand

Sunset

to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

Sunset

was founded in 1898 and has served as a forum for literary giants like Jack London, Dashiell Hammett and Sinclair Lewis. Today, the publication’s coverage spans travel, food, wine, home and garden, and reaches an audience of more than 6.5 million across its digital, print and social platforms.

The publication is also known for its flagship events including the annual Celebration Weekend, which features celebrity chefs, garden tours, wine seminars and stand-alone experiences; the

Sunset

Idea House program, which is set to debut its Palm Springs Idea House in February; Camp

Sunset

, a summer camp-inspired workshop series taught by

Sunset

editors that will launch next year; and the

Sunset

International Wine Competition.

“As a native Californian, I am honored to take the mantle

as the fourth owner of this iconic and beloved institution. For almost 120 years

Sunset

has been the definitive, pioneering voice of the promise, hope, values and innovative spirit of the West,” says Michael Reinstein, chairman, Regent L.P. “We are excited to partner with

Sunset’s

talented editor-in-chief Irene Edwards and her accomplished team to ensure that

Sunset

continues to thrive for generations to come.”

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