IW's 25th anniversary: A 25-year rollercoaster ride

A tale of transformation from a Brewer Street start-up to a long-lasting media business

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The Investment Week team after winning the 1996 PPA Business Magazine of the Year award
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The Investment Week team after winning the 1996 PPA Business Magazine of the Year award

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Investment Week, and the first step of the journey towards creating a long-lasting and successful business.

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Investment Week, and the first step of the journey towards creating a long-lasting and successful business.  I remember the first issue as if it were yesterday. The story behind the launch follows my move from Money Marketing to Reuters, where I had been hired to build a new publishing business. It soon became clear that Reuters had no intention of pursuing such an ambition. This was, to be honest, a scary realisation given my wife and I had three children under five to feed. Nonetheless, I had this conviction there was a growin...

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