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The company profile for Forbes, Inc. on states "Repeat after Forbes: Capitalism is good!"

The family-owned company publishes the biweekly business magazine, " Forbes," long promoted as the 'Capitalist Tool'."

Aside from Forbes Magazine, Forbes Inc also publishes:

The company also runs the website, "produces business-related conferences, and publishes custom magazines for a variety of clients".

In August 2006, Elevation Partners made a "significant investment" in Forbes, Inc., buying 40% of the company[1]. The company was renamed Forbes Media LLC.[1]


"Scottish immigrant and journalist B.C. Forbes launched "Forbes" in 1917. B.C.'s grandson Malcolm S. "Steve" Forbes became known as a self-funded Republican presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000," the Yahoo profile states.


Columnists include Larry Bell.

Contact information

60 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Ph: 212-620-2200
Fax: 212-620-2245

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  1. David Carr (2009-06-15). Even Forbes Is Pinching Pennies. Retrieved on 2011-01-31. “In 2006, 40 percent of the enterprise was sold to Elevation Partners, a private equity firm”

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