France Media Group acquires Archant’s French portfolio

France Media Group today announces the acquisition of four magazine titles from regional publisher Archant.

France Magazine, French Property News, Complete France, France Property Shop and related exhibition brands join France Media Group’s portfolio.

France Media Group Founder and EditorinChief Guy Hibbert says: “The business I started as a hobby twenty years ago has enjoyed continued growth thanks to focussing on our passion and enthusiasm for French culture, property and lifestyle. We have acquired a number of titles along the way and this latest acquisition not only extends our audience reach but also consolidates France Media Group’s position as the leading international publisher of content for Francophiles.

Lorna Willis, Chief Executive Officer, Archant added : “These titles have a natural home within France Media Group where they will continue to prosper and thrive under the direction of a passionate and dedicated team committed to providing Francophiles with the highest quality content.”

The acquisition is due to complete on 31st March.