catalyst investments | Cirrus Media

Catalyst acquired Cirrus Media in January 2013.  Cirrus, formerly Reed Business Information Australia, is Australia’s largest business-to-business media company, with a diverse portfolio of leading publications, web sites and online industry portals providing information to professionals in a diverse range of industries.  Cirrus is the fifth portfolio company investment of Catalyst Buyout Fund 2 and was acquired from Reed Elsevier PLC. 

Cirrus is the publisher of a number of print titles, associated web sites and e-newsletters including Australian Doctor, Money Management, Pharmacy News, Australian Mining, Manufacturers Monthly, Lawyers Weekly, Travel Weekly and B&T magazine.  Cirrus also owns and operates online directories including:,, and

Catalyst partnered with Cirrus Media’s senior management to acquire the business. Cirrus will continue to pursue a strategy to innovate and proactively manage the transition from print to a multi-channel environment.

Cirrus Media is headquartered in Sydney Australia.