GENEVA, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Swiss Neo Advertising today announced that it has
bought a significant equity interest in Dot One, the leading digital signage
company in the Iberian Peninsula.
Dot One is one of the most experienced digital signage companies in the
Iberian market with operations in Portugal and Spain. Dot One operates more
than a 1,000 advertising screens all across Portugal and Spain comprising,
petrol stations (Cepsa, Repsol), hypermarkets (Auchan), corporate offices
(Novartis, Accenture), hospitals (Red Cross Hospital Lisbon), hotels, cinemas,
shopping centres, Universities, golf clubhouses, travel agencies and an
airline reaching 100 million contacts a year.
"I am extremely motivated by this transaction as it gives Neo Advertising
a leading position in a relatively untapped Iberian market. Combining Dot One
local expertise with Neo Advertising international reach will undoubtedly be
the winning formula to institutionalize digital signage in the Iberian
Peninsula" declared Christian Vaglio-Giors, CEO of Neo Advertising. Adding
"Welcoming Dot One in Neo Group is a great achievement in our continuous
efforts to consolidate the European digital signage market."
Antonio Galvao Lucas, founder and CEO of Dot One adds: "Over the last
four years, Dot One has developed a dominant position in the Iberian digital
signage market. By joining forces with Neo Advertising, Dot One will be able
to develop even faster by beneficiating the scale of an international Group
and strong international references."
Dot One is kept as the company name for both Portuguese and Spanish
markets, thus benefiting from a strong and established brand name. Portuguese
operations will be headed by actual CEO Antonio Galvao Lucas, whereas Spanish
operations will be in the hands of Carlos Bages actual CEO of Neo Advertising
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
About Dot One
Dot One is a media company specializing in digital signage. It operates
in Portugal and Spain screen-based advertising networks in POS, POI and in
transportation. Based in Lisbon and Madrid it operates more than a 1,000
screens and broadcasts tier-one advertisers comprising Coca-Cola, Danone, EA
Games, Good Year, Mars, Sony Playstation, Volkswagen, Fiat, Ford, Red Bull and
Century 21 among others.
About Neo Advertising
Neo Advertising is a European leading provider and operator of digital
signage channels. Neo Advertising operates a network of 13,000 public
displays, partners with tier-1 institutions such as French retail chain
Carrefour, German retail chain Edeka as well as most prestigious real estate
owners. Neo Advertising operates in Spain, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland,
Canada and in the Netherlands.
For further information:
For further information: Christian Vaglio-Giors, CEO, Neo Advertising
SA, Phone: +41-22-949-77-77, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Antonio
Galvao Lucas, CEO, DotOne Digital Media SA, Phone: +351-962-017-393, E-Mail: