J2 Global Inc. recently announced it intends to change its corporate name to Ziff Davis, Inc., upon completion of the planned spin-off of its Consensus business in Q3 2021. Following the spin-off, Ziff Davis is expected to trade under the Nasdaq ticker symbol ZD. The name change reflects the company’s position as a vertically focused digital media and internet business.
“Ziff Davis has a long and distinguished history, including a remarkable digital transformation over the past decade,” said Vivek Shah, CEO of J2 Global. “Ziff Davis has always been recognized as an innovative leader in vertical markets, a highly successful acquirer of businesses, and home to some of the industry’s best talent.”
Ziff Davis’ portfolio includes leading brands in technology, entertainment, shopping, health, cybersecurity, and marketing technology.
Ziff Davis companies now include SMTP, Kickbox, Campaigner, iContact, Commucator.
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