Fimalac to acquire Allociné

French media group Fimalac is in exclusive negotiations to acquire movie website Allociné from US investment fund Tiger Global, according to local reports.

Fimalac, owned by Fitch ratings agency chief Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, recently acquired Webedia, publisher of celebrity news sites including PurePeople and PureMédias, and wants to merge film database site Allociné into this company.