GLM acquired by DMG

White Plains, N.Y. – New York International Gift Fair and New York Home Textiles Market operator George Little Management (GLM) has been acquired by publisher and trade show producer dmg world media, with a closing date set for Oct. 1.

Mike Cooke, ceo of dmg, will assume the title of chairman and co-president of GLM. William Little, Jr., grandson of GLM founder George Little, will retire.

GLM's executive staff will retain their current responsibilities. Jeff Little, also a grandson of GLM's founder, will be co-president; Alan Steel and Jack Withiam are evps; Philip Robinson is svp; and Richard Pasternak is svp and treasurer.

The two companies have had a working relationship for seven years.

The North American consumer home shows of dmg will be sold off, the company said. The parent firm of dmg world media is Daily Mail & General Trust plc, one of the largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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