JUPITERMEDIA'S JUPITERIMAGES DIVISION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF FRENCH IMAGE DISTRIBUTOR PR DIRECT(New York, NY - November 10, 2005) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired all of the shares of PR Direct SAS (www.prdirect.fr). PR Direct SAS, with offices in Paris and Menthon-St. Bernard, France, is a leading distributor of royalty-free digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
"The acquisition of the business and sales operations of PR Direct further aids in solidifying JupiterImages' position in the important French image market," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "PR Direct already distributes a number of our royalty-free brands, including BananaStock, BrandX, Comstock, Goodshoot, Thinkstock, ITStockFree and Creatas, so this was a natural acquisition for us. PR Direct's sales operations complement our existing operations in France and will enable further expansion of our JupiterImages business throughout Europe. We anticipate significant sales and business synergies between PR Direct and our JupiterImages division," added Meckler.
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Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (www.jupitermedia.com) headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images and research for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Brand X, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Goodshoot, ITStockFree, Photos.com, Ablestock.com, PhotoObjects.net, Clipart.com and Animations.com; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates four distinct online networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; and Graphics.com for creative professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 18 million users and generate over 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets.
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