Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, confirms the completion of the acquisition of Barcroft Studios.
Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO of Future, said:
'The addition of Barcroft Studios brings an excellent opportunity for Future to further innovate across our diverse media portfolio. We are delighted to welcome the Barcroft Studios team and look forward to working with them to leverage their production expertise alongside our leading editorial content and brands.'
Zillah Byng-Thorne, Chief Executive Officer
Penny Ladkin-Brand, Chief Financial Officer
020 7457 2020
Kay Larsen, Chantal Woolcock, Hannah Campbell
Future is a global platform business for specialist media with diversified revenue streams.
The Media division is high-growth with three complementary revenue streams: eCommerce, events and digital advertising including advertising within newsletters. It operates in a number of sectors including technology, games, music, home interest, hobbies and B2B and its brands include TechRadar, PC Gamer, Tom's Guide, Android Central, Homebuilding & Renovating Show, GamesRadar+, The Photography Show, Top Ten Reviews, Live Science, Guitar World, MusicRadar, Space.com and Tom's Hardware.
The Magazine division focuses on publishing specialist content, with over 75 publications and over 568 bookazines published per year, totalling global circulation of 1.5 million. The Magazine portfolio spans technology, games and entertainment, music, creative and photography, hobbies, home interest and B2B. Its titles include Classic Rock, Guitar Player, FourFourTwo, Homebuilding & Renovating, Digital Camera, Guitarist, How It Works, Total Film, What Hi-Fi? and Music Week.
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