Webedia Acquires Majority Stake in Peach Digital

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:18 -- Nick Dager

Webedia has acquired a majority stake in UK-based cinema web development and digital marketing specialists Peach Digital Limited.

The company believes the acquisition of Peach will reinforce Webedia’s existing assets in Europe and the US. It will add the Peach Cinema Web Platform, featuring the middleware application that is central to Peach’s online cinema offering.

The Peach brand and service offering will be maintained and the organization will continue to be run by the existing management team.

Mike Rose, Peach CEO, said, “This investment represents a key milestone in the growth of Peach, allowing us to expand our physical operations into the US and beyond. It will allow us to provide a much more locally focused service to our clients and a wider range of products. We are looking forward to working with the Webedia team to further build our product offering and our position in the exhibition and the wider cinema sector”

Julien Marcel, CEO of Webedia US said, “Following the acquisition of Côté Ciné Group, BoxOffice Media and West World Media in 2015, our investment in Peach marks a new step in the expansion of Webedia services to the exhibition sector. The range and depth of their digital marketing experience is well-known within the industry and the Peach Cinemas platform will allow us to increase our penetration of existing markets and open new international territories.”

Peach Digital http://www.peachdigital.com