Future, the publisher of MBUK and Cycling Plus, is to acquire Highbury, the publisher of Procycling and the official Tour de France guide.

MBUK publisher to buy Procycling

The deal is subject to shareholder approval and is worth £96.5m.

Highbury, financially ailing for some time, also publishes titles such as Front and Fast Car. The deal makes Future the third largest consumer mag publisher in the UK.

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