Webedia, French leading digital content publisher, acquires Jeuxvideo.com, the gaming-focused website occupying the #1 position in France and #3 globally, in a €90m transaction.

Webedia acquired 100% of Jeuxvideo.com’s share capital for €90m.

Founded in 2007 by Cédric Siré and Guillaume Multrier, Webedia has managed to build large scale digital audiences through a portfolio of 12+ premium vertical sites associated with the lifestyle and entertainment universe. Since being acquired in May 2013 by Fimalac, Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière’s holding company, Webedia has expanded aggressively in various digital verticals via the acquisition of leading digital media companies Allociné (movies), 750g (cooking) and Overblog (blogging).