TMG’s Marker Metro and Marker Studio to merge

Published on May 10, 2017

TMG’s Marker Metro and Marker Studio to merge

London, 10 May, 2017 – THE MARKETING GROUP PLC (TMG) today announced the merger of two of its New Zealand based subsidiaries, Marker Metro and Marker Ltd (Marker Studio). The two companies will move forward under the Marker Studio brand.

Marker Metro makes world-class apps and chart-topping games for all major mobile, console and TV platforms and clients include Disney, Microsoft, Marvel, Sony and Lucas Film. Combining with Marker Studio’s digital product development services, the new entity gives new and existing clients access to a full service digital offering.

As part of the merger Keith Patton, CEO of Marker Metro, a signatory of the recently announced Orderly Market Agreement, will be leaving the newly merged business.

Speaking on the merger, Marker Studio’s CEO, Jon Beattie, now CEO of the newly merged business, said:

“With our talents and resources combined, we are able to offer our digital product development services including digital strategy, consultation and research with best in class app and game development under one roof. This gives our clients a seamless route from digital inception to completion, providing greater efficiencies in delivery as well as execution.”


For more information, please contact:


Jaime Carron
Phone: 0207 1481606

Claes Delin / Mikael Widell
Phone: +46 703 11 9960

The Marketing Group plc (“TMG”) in brief   

TMG is building a global full service marketing network that respects the individual cultures of each agency that joins. By providing a supportive platform for growth, and an agile management approach, TMG aims to provide a fresh alternative to the big holding companies: Independent Spirit – Global scale. Each company within the group provides specialist marketing or advertising services and together form a global network of companies offering clients a full suite of services. The central operating platform supports its subsidiary companies with management and coordinating activities as well as a common publicly-listed investment vehicle. The Marketing Group is listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm.

Mangold Fondkommission AB, +46 8-5030 15 50, is the company’s Certified Adviser and liquidity provider.