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translate plus acquired by Prodigious, part of Publicis Groupe

Published on July 26th, 2017

Prodigious

translate plus are thrilled to announce that we have been acquired by Prodigious, Publicis Groupe’s cross-media production platform.

Prodigious brings together specialist production expertise in video, digital and print, producing and delivering brand content across all channels for top global brands such as Citi, GSK, L’Oréal, Nestlé, P&G, Renault, Sanofi and Walmart.

translate plus – already a global Top 50 language services provider by revenue – will be able to gain immediate access to a much bigger global infrastructure, while continuing to offer the same outstanding services and technology to our clients.

“We will continue to service our existing clients as always. Even better though, Prodigious now offers us immediate further reach into many more markets and unprecedented scale globally,” said Robert Timms, co-Managing Director of translate plus. “Moreover, we will be able to leverage Prodigious’s smart production models to deliver greater efficiency across the board to our clients.”

“translate plus is an invaluable addition to our services”, commented Jean-François Valent, CEO, Prodigious worldwide. “Together with this acquisition, we are launching Go Global, our unique service offering, specifically designed to deliver transcreation, localisation and adaptation services to global brands. We share with translate plus the belief that brands need global efficiency with local market intelligence. With our network of 40 production locations worldwide now complemented by 4,000 native-speaker copywriters and editors, 5,000 specialist transcreators, covering 200 markets globally, we are in a unique position to deliver on our promise.”

Per Severinsen, co-Managing Director of translate plus, added: “This acquisition marks an extremely important milestone in our journey as we aim to become the largest language services partner for global brands. Extended reach is one thing, but the additional knowledge pool which Prodigious will give us access to, provides us with a true advantage which we aim to leverage to the maximum.”

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Posted on: July 26th, 2017