Bowdler to speak at media finance conference

A CONFERENCE on investing in the media, and funding it, has announced that the chief executive of The Scotsman’s owners, is to be among its key speakers.

Tim Bowdler, of Johnston Press, is to appear that the inaugural MediaFinance conference, taking place in London in May.

Say the organisers: “The event will bringing together leadership from across the media with investors and other intermediaries to discuss the key financial and strategic issues facing the media businesses of tomorrow.

“It will examine key trends in media such as consolidation, cross-border deal making, diversification and the rise of private equity interest in media.”