Verticalizer is a cross-platform media group providing high added value content and services to precise verticals of the global audience. Those cross-platform properties can be made available to end users with physical means (print, tv), websites, IPTV/cable channels, mobile apps and OTT services, creating a unique mix of consistent and bespoke cross-device experiences.

We’re growing very fast, thanks to our short history of targeted acquisitions.
We currently own 3 local TV stations, 2 regional newspapers, 3 print magazines, 45 websites, 15 YouTube channels. Have a look to our brand portfolio.

We are willing to expand our portfolio actively. Please do feel free to get in touch in your have media properties / publishing businesses to sell.

Formal information: Verticalizer . Vertical Media Group SARL is Swiss based, limited liability company. Swiss Federal Registration Number: CHE-460.774.136
VAT ID: CHE-460.774.136 VAT. Main shareholders: Vincent Buzzano (Aministator), Clement Charles.

 

Milestone & History

Q2 2016 Preparation of the concept, early discussion with assets owner, consolidation of pre-own brands and D2C operations. Development and live testing of the WOMBOT as an automated tool for social content curation.
Q4 2016 Company creation by Clement and Vincent. Definition of the strategy, focused on audience, with a mix of development of very specialized media brands and acquisition of any relevant operations with an existing audience in the field of media / app / event / sports rights / subscription services.
Q1 2017 Acquisition of the complete assets of ATEMA SA after bankruptcy (Printed magazine and registered brands: Wellness & Santé – 15 years of market presence, Wellness & Gesundheit – 9 years of history, Chocolat Passion – 3 years of history)
Q2 2017 Acquisition of the complete assets of Actu Santé Associés after bankruptcy (Printed paper: Actu Santé, 1 year of market presence + brands + URL). A relaunched is not planned.
Q3 2017 Global partnership agreement with AllTheContent to ensure the operations of many properties in all platforms (TV,print, web) and the access to the best technologies and talents to support the media operations and the group’s growth
Q4 2017 Acquisition of regional media group Editions L’Ajoie SA (full acquisition of the company, printed newspaper: Journal L’Ajoie, 4 years of market presence). Relaunched starting in Jan 2018.
Q1 2018 Relaunch of Journal L’Ajoie as weekly regional newspaper, with a real increased in paying subscribers, and brand extension with a strong digital presence (online, social media) with excellent reach and engagements stats
Q1 2018 Launch of Grand Geneve TV, a cross-border regional 24/7 live TV channel, distributed in all Switzerland and cross platforms services. Launch for live TV in France planned of Q3-Q4 2019.
Q3 2018 Acquisition of the full historical portfolio of B2C brands of AllTheContent’s such as Extremity.TV, Actuelle.TV or the “Post” portfolio of URL ( in total: 30 URL, with website and YouTube channels).
Q1 2019 Launch of Ajoie Mag, a monthly free regional newspaper, distributed in each home and business of the whole region and the launch of Ajoie TV, a local TV channel with nation-wide distribution on IPTV/cable + strong replay services
April 2019 “Le Journal Des Thérapeutes” is launched in French and German, delivered monthly to all professional active in the Swiss alternative medicines, with 15’000 subscribers and massive opening rates (28 to 39%).
May 2019 Exclusive deal with the NGO “Association Des Medias Libre de Vernier et Du Mandement” to fully operate the city / regional TV Channel “Vernier Visions” with improved programming, new revenues sources and extended distribution, with a first immediate effect with the launch of the channel on Swisscom TV services on channel number 74.