April 6, 2018
brand, including its flagship events, will now be under Regent L.P.’s remit.
to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.
The deal comes followingMeredith’s acquisition of Time Inc. and its brands last week.
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
Idea House program, which is set to debut its Palm Springs Idea House in February; Camp
, a summer camp-inspired workshop series taught by
editors that will launch next year; and the
International Wine Competition.
“As a native Californian, I am honored to take the mantleas the fourth owner of this iconic and beloved institution. For almost 120 years
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
talented editor-in-chief Irene Edwards and her accomplished team to ensure that
continues to thrive for generations to come.”
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