The TF1 group and the Lagardère group are in exclusive negotiations
The TF1 group and the Lagardère group announce that they have opened exclusive
negotiations with a view to the acquisition by TF1 of 100% of DOCTISSIMO.
Founded in 2000 and owned by Lagardère since 2008, DOCTISSIMO is a vertical
media pioneer in the online health/wellness segment in France, focusing mainly
on health, nutrition and family issues.
Sage is a leading industry player, with a footprint on websites in France,
Italy and Spain as well as apps and forums. In 2017, DOCTISSIMO was credited
with an audience of 12 million (1) unique visitors for nearly 40 million (2)
visits per month.
A detailed release may be issued in due course, depending on the outcome of the
Any final agreement will be subject to scrutiny by employee representative
bodies as required by legislation.
(1) Médiamétrie - Mesure Internet Global (mai 2018)
(2) AT Internet
About the TF1 group
The TF1 group is the leading private-sector unencrypted television broadcaster
in France, with five unencrypted channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and
LCI) plus the pay-TV theme channels TV Breizh, Histoire, UshuaïaTV and
Serieclub (the last of which is 50% owned).. Le The Group is adding a
high-powered digital dimension to its programmes via MYTF1, and through
video-on-demand offers via MYTF1VOD and TFOU MAX.
The TF1 group has a presence in the production and distribution of content, and
acquired Newen primarily to accelerate the international expansion of
production and distribution..
In April 2018, the TF1 group reinforced its digital presence with the
acquisition of the aufeminin group witch composed by brands like My Little
Paris or Marmiton.
The TF1 group has created a large range of businesses in key entertainment and
leisure fields with TF1 Entertainment (music and live show production,
licences, publishing, board games,); the film industry with TF1 Films
Production and TF1 Studio; and home shopping with Téléshopping. Find out more
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