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TransPerfect acquires dubbing firm Lylo

Language and technology solutions provider TransPerfect has announced the acquisition of Lylo Media Group. 

Lylo is France’s second-largest dubbing agency, and is a multinational provider of dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, and hard-of-hearing services. Founded in Brussels in 2012, the company maintains studios in France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Morocco. It serves customers including Viacom, Discovery, HBO and Ubisoft. 

The company will continue to be led by founder and CEO Grégoire Parcollet. Who will hold the title of division president and join TransPerfect’s senior management team. 

TransPerfect has also recently announced deals to acquire Lassostudios, Sublime Subtitling & Translation, and AGM Factory. It has heavily invested in advanced dubbing, voiceover, and subtitling services, including AI-powered solutions, to clients through its Media.NEXT platform. 

Lylo’s YouDub cloud technology will be integrated with TransPerfect’s Media.NEXT AI-powered platform, as well as the company’s GlobalLink translation management technology. 

Parcollet Said: “In TransPerfect, we found a partner who clearly shares our vision for the future of our industry. Their investment in technology is a clear sign that they are committed to innovating and truly disrupting dubbing and subtitling for the media and entertainment industry. Joining forces promises to provide Lylo clients and employees alike with a host of new opportunities.”

TransPerfect president and CEO Phil Shawe said: “Lylo’s technology vision has been an integral part of their company identity, and that has us extremely excited about what our unified teams will accomplish together. We want to extend a heartfelt welcome to all members of the Lylo family, and we look forward to working together to provide service and tech solutions that will benefit our combined customers in the entertainment space.”