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dmg media acquires JPI Media print sites

dmg media has reached an agreement to acquire JPI Media’s print operations at Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland, from JPI Media.

dmg media acquires JPI Media print sites
The Portsmouth print site.

These three printing plants will enable dmg media to better manage the printing of its national newspapers across the UK, says the company. As well as dmg media’s newspapers, the plants will continue to print JPI Media’s newspapers and other publishers’ titles.

Group production director, dmg media, Julia Palmer-Poucher: “This acquisition reflects our intention to protect and grow the reach of quality journalism through our print media. It better positions us to provide the best quality printing capacity from ideal locations to serve our retailers and readers.”

This transaction follows dmg media’s acquisition of the i from JPI in November 2019. dmg media says that it is not participating in any prospective discussions to acquire JPI Media’s regional titles nor is it looking to buy any further printing plants.