Centaur Media Plc engages in the publication of business information. It operates through three segments: Business Publishing, Business Information and Exhibitions. The Business Publishing segment comprises its business publishing brands - both print and digital - and the sponsored events which are an extension of those brands. The Business Information segment comprises Perfect Information and Venture Business Research. The Exhibitions segment comprises the trade show business and the housing market-focused Ascent publishing operations, which include Homebuilding & Renovating, Period Homes and Real Homes. The company was founded by Graham V. Sherren in 1982 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.