28 Mar Media Press Group purchases Plurimedia in a landmark TV metadata acquisition
Consolidation deal for the tv metadata sector
Media Press Group has acquired Plurimedia from Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active. Media press Group and Plurimedia are teaming up in a major consolidation deal for the sector.
A leader in France, Plurimedia is a provider of TV metadata and editorial services, specialized in TV, cinema, lifestyle and entertainment.
Media Press Group is the leading TV metadata player in Europe. With offices in 14 countries, Media Press Group provides IT solutions as well as extensive editorial services in 28 languages.
Media Press’ Plurimedia acquisition is welcome news for Plurimedia’s print and digital platform customers who can now benefit from Media Press’ extensive experience, reliable services, broader product portfolio as well as innovative technologies such as Media Press’ proprietary, real-time, cloud-based metadata management solution, TvMan© and the advanced media production and CMS solution, Hubert©
Media Press founder and chairman Kris Cechnicki said, “In today´s ever changing TV and entertainment industry, Media Press Group provides crucial resources for an integrated TV user experience. By integrating Plurimedia into the Media Press Group family, our clients and partners will benefit from a pan-European, unified content and services offering.”
Media Press Group and Plurimedia are both founder members of The European Metadata Group. TEMDG brings industry suppliers of TV and radio metadata together to set the best standards for print, online and mobile users.