ASX ANNOUNCEMENT: PPL’s Sparcmedia signs three-year renewal with Millmaine

Posted by Pureprofile on April 11, 2017

Pureprofile Limited (ASX: PPL) helps Millmaine grow programmatic media revenue by 152%1 – new exclusive three-year partnership agreement signed.

 

Highlights:

  • Pureprofile’s Sparcmedia extends partnership with Millmaine for three years
  • Validates Sparcmedia’s strong programmatic offering
  • Programmatic Media business unit, including Sparcmedia, contributed 35% of Pureprofile’s 1H FY17 revenue and grew 36.9% over 1H FY16

Sydney, April 11, 2017 - Pureprofile (ASX: PPL, the “Company”), the Company connecting brands with empowered customers, announces today that its insight driven advertising company, Sparcmedia, has signed a three-year partnership deal with entertainment marketing company Millmaine.

Millmaine is an existing Sparcmedia client. The partnership with Sparcmedia over the past three years has led to an increase of over 152%1 in programmatic advertising revenue for Millmaine. The new agreement will support Millmaine’s further expansion of its programmatic advertising services.

Sparcmedia’s ongoing programmatic advertising solutions include the use of cross-device and tailored targeting strategies to reach qualified audiences for Millmaine’s Art and Entertainment clients. This includes the combination of premium inventory for higher engagement as well as audience focused executions across social, video and display to drive hype and engagement.

The Programmatic Media business unit, which includes Sparcmedia, contributed 35% of Pureprofile’s 1H FY17 revenue (of $21.8m) and grew 36.9% over 1H FY16.

Paul Chan, Founder and CEO of Pureprofile said: “The three-year renewal of our partnership with Millmaine is very pleasing and is a testament to Sparcmedia’s value proposition. The partnership provides Millmaine with the ability to use Pureprofile proprietary data insights overlaid with our programmatic advertising capabilities.

Simon Godkin, Managing Director, Millmaine Entertainment says: “Millmaine has worked closely with Sparcmedia over the past three years developing a programmatic digital solution that works for our clients and the specific challenges that confront us in the Arts and Entertainment marketing field. They’ve listened and responded to our needs and have become part of the Millmaine team.

“Like the digital world, we’re not sitting still and are continuing to work on some exciting new developments. It’s for all of these reasons that we’ve recently signed a three-year partnership extension,” Godkin added.

Millmaine has more than 30 years’ experience as specialists in the ever-changing world of entertainment marketing. They draw on that experience to ensure their clients get the most value for their marketing dollar by providing fully integrated solutions that focus on the audience. Sparcmedia’s recent campaigns for Millmaine’s include Bruce Springsteen, Ellie Goulding, OZ Comicon, Rudimental and Green Day amongst others.

1 Calculated based on average monthly increase of programmatic investment from FY15 compared to FY17

For more information please contact:

Investors / Shareholders

Paul Chan
CEO & Founder
Pureprofile Limited
paul@pureprofile.com
+61 2 9333 9700
Media

Simon Hinsley
Investor Relations
NRW Communications
simon@nrwcommunications.com.au
+61 401 809 653
Media

Sarah Bond
Launch Group
sarahbond@launchgroup.com.au
+61 449 543 181



About Pureprofile (ASX: PPL)

Pureprofile Limited (ASX: PPL) connects brands with empowered consumers across the world by finding, understanding and engaging them through direct-to-consumer technology platforms. The Pureprofile group is now a global leader in data insights, programmatic media, big data, and quantitative research, as well as consumer lead generation through the recently acquired Cohort group. Pureprofile delivers next generation marketing solutions for more than 700 brands, publishers and research groups worldwide.

About Sparcmedia
Sparcmedia, part of Pureprofile (ASX: PPL) group, is an insight driven advertising company offering solutions to brands and agencies. Partnering with clients, the team of experts translate data into insights to deliver strategic programmatic advertising that solves business objectives. Sparcmedia is headquartered in Australia with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and Mumbai. www.sparcmedia.com

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