Dex Media

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Dex Media, Inc.
Private
Industry Media
Founded 2013
Headquarters Dallas, Texas, United States
Key people
Joe Walsh (CEO)
Website DexMedia.com

Dex Media, Inc. is a print and digital marketing company that was created by the 2013 merger of SuperMedia and Dex One.[1] The merger, announced on August 21, 2012,[2] was completed on April 30, 2013.[3] Dex Media previously traded on NASDAQ under the symbol DXM.[3]

Dex Media began as a phone book publisher.[1] In 2014 the company published over 1,700 directories, both yellow and white pages.[4] By 2016 it worked with yellow pages, print and online, and search tools for businesses.[1]

On May 16, 2016 Dex Media filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, its third bankruptcy in less than ten years.[1][5][6] The company had been hurt by the transition from print publishing to the Internet.[4] The company announced it had emerged from bankruptcy on August 1, 2016 as a private company.[7][8]

With the increasing transition to digital, mobile and online search,[9] Dex Media provides local businesses a host of marketing solutions[10] to drive customers to client sites.[9] It has fostered partnerships with many of the key players in the marketing industry, combining advertising with local knowledge to provide a suite of technology, products, and tools. This extensive partnership network currently includes being a Google Premier Partner, Yahoo Preferred Partner, an MSN Elite Bing Ads Partner, and various others including Facebook, yp, yext, local.com and more.[11]

Dex Media is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with regional offices in Bristol, TN, Buffalo, NY, Greenwood Village, CO, Overland Park, KS, Santa Monica, CA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Waltham, MA.,[12] and has over 3,000 employees.[9]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Marketer Dex Media files for bankruptcy". USA TODAY. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dex One and SuperMedia File Pre-Packaged Plans of Reorganization as Part of Merger Process". Business Wire. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Dex One and SuperMedia Complete Merger, Move Forward Together as Dex Media". Reuters. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Jarzemsky, Matt (19 April 2016). "Phone Book Publisher Dex Media Preparing to File for Bankruptcy". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  5. ^ WM Data service
  6. ^ "Dex Media Chapter 11 Petition" (PDF). PacerMonitor. PacerMonitor. Retrieved 15 June 2016. 
  7. ^ BusinessWire
  8. ^ "Dex Media Completes Financial Restructuring, Emerges from Chapter 11". Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c "About Us - Dex Media". Dex Media. Retrieved 2017-01-08. 
  10. ^ "Solutions - Dex Media". Dex Media. Retrieved 2017-01-08. 
  11. ^ "Partners - Dex Media". Dex Media. Retrieved 2017-01-08. 
  12. ^ "Dex Media Office Locations". Retrieved 10 August 2015.