Webedia acquires IDG Entertainment, the gaming unit of IDG Media

Webedia acquires Germany’s leading entertainment network focused on gaming IDG Entertainment Media, Onlinewelten and IDGPS Media Network, three subsidiaries of IDG Communications Media AG.

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Press release (extract)

Since Cédric Siré and Guillaume Multrier co-founded Webedia in 2007, the company has become a global leader in digital media, with a portfolio of 25 premium vertical websites in 7 countries associated with the lifestyle and entertainment universe, reaching 55 million monthly unique visitors globally. Since being acquired in May 2013 by Fimalac, Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière’s holding company, Webedia has expanded aggressively in various digital verticals and geographies via external growth targeting digital entertainment champions.  In pursuit of this growth, Clipperton Finance has already managed three notable transactions in 2014:  Moviepilot.de (the leading German filmed entertainment website),Diwanee (the leading digital media player focused on women in the Middle-East) and Jeuxvideo (#1 gaming site in France) READ FULL PR

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