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AmBiz Acquires Maximum Acceleration

Phil Hall
Feb 05, 2020
Photo credit: Getty Images/peshkov

American Business Media LLC (AmBiz), the parent company of National Mortgage Professional Magazine and Mortgage News Network, has announced the acquisition of Maximum Acceleration, the mortgage professionals’ coaching company, into its roster of businesses.
 
American Business Media LLC (AmBiz), the parent company of National Mortgage Professional Magazine and Mortgage News Network, has announced the acquisition of Maximum Acceleration, the mortgage professionals’ coaching companyHeadquartered in Jefferson City, Mo., Maximum Acceleration was led for many years by Head Coach Erik Janeczko. AmBiz often partnered with Maximum Acceleration on the popular Originator Connect Network mortgage conferences.
 
“We spent many years working with Erik, his company and his team,” said AmBiz Chief Executive Officer Vincent M. Valvo. “We know this is a good move for everyone, especially as we strengthen our initiatives into offering more coaching and consulting services.”
 
Terms of the transaction were not made public.
 
Over the last two years, AmBiz has acquired several high-profile media outlets within the mortgage space, including the specialty publishing and events divisions of the Massachusetts-based Warren Group, publishers of Banker & Tradesman newspaper. Earlier this year, AmBiz bought the Long Island, NY-based Mortgage News Network Inc. and National Mortgage Professional Magazine, along with its various online newsletters, Webinars and video productions.
 
“As a company that’s laser-focused on providing financial professionals with the information, education and skills they need to be their best, we couldn’t be happier about purchasing Maximum Acceleration,” said Valvo. “This is a company that’s built an unparalleled reputation among mortgage loan originators and brokers. And as we continue to build out our portfolio of opportunities, we’re thrilled to be able to bring our resources to help it reach new standards.”