Roll Call Group Buys Congressional Quarterly

Jul 24, 2009

Times Publishing Co. announced the sale of Congressional Quarterly (CQ) to Roll Call Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Economist Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Roll Call purchased the assets of CQ to form a new company: CQ-Roll Call Group. The merged organization intends to maintain each company's editorial voice, and there are no current plans to eliminate any products. In addition, the majority of CQ's staff will join the new company, although some redundancies in specific areas will be identified over time.