Boston (Feb 10, 2005) - HYP Network, the leading independent
publisher of Spanish language yellow page directories in the United
States announced today that it is launching directories in San Antonio,
TX and Phoenix, AZ during the first quarter of 2005.
Directorio en Español in San Antonio is a logical step in the
development of our Texas operation,” explains Patrice Listfield, CEO of
HYP Network. The Company presently publishes two titles in Dallas/Ft.
Worth and two titles in the greater Houston area.
the Company is launching two titles to serve the Phoenix market. As Ms.
Listfield points out, “Phoenix is one of the fastest growing cities in
the country and a significant portion of that growth is driven by the
“Both of these markets have characteristics we believe are conducive to
successful directories, including significant and growing Hispanic
populations, strong economic development, thriving Hispanic communities
and a growing need for small and medium sized businesses to reach this
important group of consumers. Bringing these groups together is what
Directorio en Español is all about,” concluded Ms. Listfield.
Network is the leading independent publisher of Spanish language yellow
page directories in the United States. The Company presently publishes
directories in Tampa and Orlando, FL, Chicago, IL, Dallas and Houston,
TX, Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. HYP Network also sells
national advertising into Spanish language directories in Miami and
Broward County, FL. The Company is majority owned by ABRY Partners of
ABRY Partners, based in Boston, MA, is one of the oldest
and largest private equity funds in North America investing exclusively
in media, entertainment and communications companies. ABRY has $3.0
billion of capital under management and since 1989 has completed over
$16.0 billion of leveraged acquisitions and other media sector private