SilverHub Media Acquires Splash News

Acquisition of The Branded Entertainment Network’s (BEN) Splash News expands entertainment offering and reinforces commitment to world class content production

SilverHub Media’s mission is to create rich content experiences for our customers and to provide content creators with global distribution platforms, trusted representation and industry leading practices. With the acquisition of Splash News, we are advancing our strategy by adding a world leading celebrity and entertainment breaking news agency, which provides images, video and stories to publishers across the globe.

About the acquisition of Splash News

Nick Evans-Lombe, Co-founder of SilverHub Media said, “The acquisition of a respected brand like Splash News continues our strategy to reinvigorate the worlds of celebrity, sports and entertainment content and invest for growth. We are excited to welcome such a talented team of individuals whose experience, relationships and leadership will fit well within the SilverHub culture.”

For the Branded Entertainment Network, the sale represents the successful completion of the company’s transition from an image licensing business into an entertainment advertising-focused business that includes: BEN, the world’s leading product integration platform and services company, and Greenlight, the global leading agency for rights and music clearances.

“The sale of Splash News to SilverHub Media culminates our successful evolution from an image licensing business to a purely entertainment advertising focused company. Through our highly successful BEN and Greenlight brands, we are at the forefront of key trends in advertising and the time was right to capitalize on our investment in Splash and shift all of our attention to these rapidly growing areas of our business.” said Gary Shenk, CEO of the Branded Entertainment Network. “SilverHub Media, has a very strong and experienced management team and is dedicated to delivering world class content, so it is the ideal partner to acquire the Splash News business,” Shenk said.

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Please call your local SilverHub or Splash News office.

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