The Mediaforce Group, one of the UK’s largest independently owned media groups, has today announced the acquisition of Manchester-based More Media Sales. The sales operation will sit alongside other Mediaforce businesses under the Media Concierge umbrella, offering multi-platform solutions to advertisers and agencies across an impressive publisher portfolio.

More Media Sales was founded in 2014 and are a strong force in the regional market having expanded their portfolio over recent years. Clients include City AM, The National, Stylist and Time Out, with an impressive digital suite which includes, Adsquare, Loop Me and Datamixx.

Mediaforce Director Simon Ridley-Thomas commented “We are delighted to welcome the More Media Sales operation in to the Media Concierge family and we are excited to help in their journey and for agencies and clients in the north of England to further understand their tremendous group of clients.”

Andy Garner, Managing Director of More Media will bring his team with him, and has commented “This acquisition represents such a great opportunity for More Media as we continue working with our loyal clients, some of which we have been working with over 6 years. We are excited to stride forward as part of the Mediaforce Group with renewed passion and drive, now as part of an established group with increased scale, opportunity, resources and ambition.”

“We will continue to be a trusted partner working to elevate output for agencies and clients and our values of Supportive, Honest, Innovative and Proud will absolutely continue to underpin everything we do for our clients.”

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The Mediaforce Group includes Mediaforce Representation, The Leaflet Company, The Insert Company, 1XL and Iconic Newspapers, with over 500 employees and offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Dublin.