Mediaproducción, S.L.U., better known as Mediapro, is a multimedia communications group in Spain. Founded in 1994 in Barcelona, the company is involved in movie and television production, as well as media.
|Type||Sociedad limitada unipersonal|
|Industry||Television production (Audiovisual)|
|Jaume Roures (CEO)|
Tatxo Benet (co-founder)
|Revenue||1.967 billion euros (2018)|
|91 million euros (2013)|
|122 million euros (2013)|
Number of employees
|Parent||Imagina Media Audiovisual, S.L.|
|Divisions||Madrid, Bilbao, Seville, Girona (Spain), Lisbon, Porto (Portugal), Miami (USA), Paris (France), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Abu Dhabi (UAE), Qatar, Brussels (Belgium), London (UK), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Singapore.|
Mediapro is based in Barcelona, with branch offices in Madrid, Seville, Girona, Lisbon, Madeira, Budapest, Miami, Porto, Qatar, Amsterdam and Tenerife. Mediapro is controlled since 2018 by the Chinese private equity firm, Orient Hontai Capital.
In France, Mediapro obtained in 2018 the Broadcasting rights for the football Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 for 814 million euros per year, but refused to pay the second loan in 2020, arguing that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the term of their contract, and putting French Ligue 1 clubs at risk.
- Marcos, Natalia (2 April 2019). "The Mediapro Studio arranca con 34 series en producción en todo el mundo". El País (in Spanish).
- "Football : Mediapro veut " renégocier le prix " des droits télévisuels pour la Ligue 1 et la Ligue 2" (in French). Le Monde. 2020-10-08. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
- "LFP-Mediapro: pourquoi des clubs de Ligue 1 risquent la faillite" (in French). RMC (France). 2020-10-09. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
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