Dalet Acquires Gruppo TNT
PARIS, FRANCE: French media-asset
management specialist Dalet Digital announced that it signed an agreement to acquire
Gruppo TNT S.R.L., a privately held broadcast equipment vendor in Italy. Dalet
said the acquisition will provide functionalities that can be “easily
incorporated into its flagship product.” Gruppo TNT’s 2009 revenues were €4.9
million. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Dalet CEO David Lasry said Gruppo’s clients include Sky Italia and RAI. Dalet
expects to implement some elements of Gruppo TNT technology into Dalet Enterprise
Edition for demonstrations at the September IBC tradeshow in Amsterdam.
Dalet reported fiscal 2009 sales of €19.3 million, up 8 percent from 2008.
Television and digital video represented 74 percent of the company’s business
for 2009. Europe accounted for 55 percent of sales; the Americas, 37 percent.
U.S. business grew 52 percent (in U.S. currency) between 2008 and 2009. Dalet
is traded Paris’s Euronext exchange.