LOS ANGELES, CA (November 30, 2022) – Deluxe, the global provider of cloud-based localization and distribution solutions to the world’s leading content production studios and distributors, announced today that it has acquired English Dubbing and Media Services Provider Post Haste Digital. The announcement was made by Chris Reynolds, Deluxe’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Worldwide Localization and Fulfillment.
With the backing of Platinum Equity, Deluxe has continued to focus on global expansion and investment in technology to provide enhanced service offerings to customers, and Post Haste represents the eighth acquisition Deluxe has made since Platinum Equity acquired the business in 2020. With the rise of local language production across the world, this acquisition provides Deluxe additional English dubbing capacity, as well as expanded mastering & audio services.
Reynolds commented, “We are delighted to welcome the Post Haste Digital team to the Deluxe family. This acquisition enables us to expand our capacity to support our customers’ content and localization strategies with an established, highly talented team.”
“I am very excited about Deluxe’s acquisition of Post Haste Digital. Having Deluxe’s global resources, we can provide an expanded service offering to our clients and increase capacity while maintaining quality expectations. I truly feel that this acquisition will have a positive impact in our industry.” said Allan Falk, Founder and CEO, Post Haste Digital.
Founded in 2003, Post Haste Digital is a post-production company that provides English dubbing, audio and video mastering and servicing, and specialized technology and media services solutions to major content owners including: Netflix, Disney, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros. Discovery and Amazon. Post Haste helped lead the industry’s English Dubbing expansion, dubbing more than 50 episodic series including Lupin, Fauda, El Presidente: Jogo de Corupcion, and Kiss Sixth Sense. The company is part of Netflix’s Post Partner Program (NP3) for Audio Localization and is Dolby-Vision and Atmos certified.
Deluxe currently has dubbing studios in Los Angeles, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and Hamburg, and is eager to expand its North American presence with this acquisition. Post Haste has three operating facilities in Los Angeles and Burbank featuring five dedicated English dubbing recording
rooms, a theatrical mixing stage, three near-field mixing stages (two Dolby ATMOS certified), six audio editing suites, three QC suites and two video editing suites.
Deluxe Media Inc. (Deluxe) provides innovative, secure distribution and localization services for studios, streaming platforms, and content creators worldwide. Deluxe’s cloud-based solutions offer unprecedented flexibility and reach through its customizable, end-to-end solutions that enable
customers to create, transform, and distribute content and immersive streaming experiences to audiences on a global scale.
ABOUT PLATINUM EQUITY
Founded in 1995 by Tom Gores, Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with approximately $36 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 50 operating companies that serves customers around the world. The firm is currently investing from Platinum Equity Capital Partners V, a $10 billion global buyout fund, and Platinum Equity Small Cap Fund, a $1.5 billion buyout fund focused on investment opportunities in the lower middle market. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations – a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O® – acquiring and operating companies in a broad range of business markets, including manufacturing, distribution, transportation and logistics, equipment rental, metals services, media and entertainment, technology, telecommunications, and other industries. Over the past 27 years, Platinum Equity has completed more than 350 acquisitions.
ABOUT Post Haste Digital
Post Haste Digital opened its doors in 2003 as Post Haste Sound, assisting the major studios with their audio remastering and restoration needs. The company quickly evolved into a full-service post-production facility, re-branding itself as Post Haste Digital and has significantly expanded its services to include English Dubbing, Dolby Atmos mixing/remastering, subtitling, access services and post-production and finishing.
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