ACQUISITION OF A WEBCAST SPECIALIST IN FRANCE
9 July 2020 – Company Webcast, a Euronext Company, today announced the acquisition of 3sens, a webcast and corporate events specialist in France.
Created in 2002 by Jean-Michel Mellier and Pascal Blot, 3sens is a well-established Investor Relations and Communication partner of large public and private companies in France.
Along with the forthcoming opening of a new state-of-the-art webinar studio in the centre of Paris in September, the acquisition of 3sens reinforces the strong positioning of Company Webcast in France, a market where its cutting-edge IR webcast technology has been utilised by more than 50% of the SBF 120 in the past two years. The founding team of 3sens will remain within Company Webcast France after the transaction in order to continue to expand the business locally.
Patrick van der Geest, Managing Director of Company Webcast, said: “With the combined forces of Company Webcast and 3sens we are taking the next step in our ambition to become the leading pan-European provider of professional webinar and webcasting services. The combined expertise and knowledge will create the possibility to serve our clients in an even better way, and brings us into a market-leading position in the French market”.
Mathieu Caron, Head of Euronext Corporate Services, said: “The acquisition of 3sens is a clear statement of Euronext Corporate Services’ ambition to bring the best technology and service to its customers with the strengthening of Company Webcast’s portfolio of professional webcast and webinar solutions. I am glad that communication experts such as Jean-Michel Mellier and Pascal Blot will join the team to accelerate the expansion of the very dynamic franchise of Company Webcast in France.”
About Company Webcast
With more than 10,000 live webinars and webcasts per year, Company Webcast is the market leader in webcasts, webinars and IR conference calls since 2005. The quality service is based on cutting-edge technology and a reliable, stable platform. Webcasts and webinars from Company Webcast offer increased attendance capacity and 95% bandwidth reduction with peer-to-peer technology. With a suite of solutions, suitable for various use cases and budgets, Company Webcast supports companies in maximising their visibility and communicating with their stakeholders anywhere in the world.
3sens is a Remote Communication Agency active on the IR webcast market in France. It brings to its clients 360° rich media events from conception to production. 3sens has been a communication partner for a number of large companies, public or private, since its inception in 2002.
About Euronext Corporate Services
Euronext Corporate Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Euronext. It offers a suite of cutting-edge solutions and tailor-made advisory services in the fields of governance (iBabs), communication (Company Webcast), compliance (InsiderLog) and investor relations (Advisory and IR Solutions) to over 2,500 organisations from corporates to the public sector.
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