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PSP Media Group acquired by DC Thomson Media

by Nicola Macdonald

PSP Media Group, publisher and organiser of events such as the Scottish Golf Show and the Girls’ Day Out Show, has been acquired by Scotland’s biggest media conglomerate – DC Thomson.

The acquisition includes all print publications, events, digital and social media platforms and staff.

PSP managing director Paul Grant commented: “PSP has built up an excellent reputation over the last 24 years for delivering quality publications, events and digital strategies for its clients. To now be acquired by Scotland’s most respected media business is testament to the hard work that our team has done over the years on behalf of our clients.

“This marks a new and exciting chapter for PSP and its clients as DC Thomson Media is committed to growing the business and continuing to build on the excellent foundations that already exist here at PSP.”

Grant added that staff and management are excited and committed to the next stage of PSP’s journey.

“Operationally, everything will remain the same,” he continued. “PSP will retain its name and continue to be based at its Glasgow HQ where, with the support of our new parent company, we will continue to deliver the quality and service that you, our valued clients, have experienced over the years.”

Mike Watson, chief executive officer at DC Thomson Media, concluded: “I’m thrilled to have the PSP team join the business. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas and sectors that align brilliantly with DC Thomson Media, and I look forward to working with the team to make the most of the opportunities this brings.”

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