SDI Media Establishes Presence in Spain and Portugal - Acquires Soundub Studios

LOS ANGELES, 2013-06-04 08:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  SDI Media announced today the acquisition of Soundub Sonorización y Doblajes, S.L., including its subsidiary Matinha Estúdios Som, S.L., the leading localization provider in Iberia, with studios in Barcelona, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela and Lisbon. With recent expansions in Europe and Asia, SDI is now present in over 39 markets globally.

Through the world's largest owned-and-operated localization footprint, SDI continues to provide clients with the most robust network for completing media projects of all kinds. With the addition of Soundub, SDI's facilities now include over 140 recording rooms and over 65 mix rooms worldwide. In addition to helping expand SDI's global footprint in key markets, Soundub brings a proven team of experienced dubbing professionals with strong local relationships and a reputation for high-quality servicing.

"Adding a market-leader and world class operation such as Soundub to the SDI family is very exciting," said Walter Schonfeld, CEO of SDI Media. "Soundub's outstanding team of professionals, its history of excellent customer support and servicing, and its market-leading position makes it the ideal way for SDI to enter important markets such as Spain and Portugal."

"We are very excited to become a part of the SDI family and look forward to the added technologies, resources, and support we will now have available through this transaction. With SDI's complete suite of localization services, we will be able to expand our offerings of high quality, one-stop solutions to our existing clients, and provide additional support to SDI's global clients" said Jesús Caruda, Country Manager of Soundub.

The newly acquired studios will be consolidated into SDI Media Iberia, and will report into SDI's European organization. For more information, or to schedule a tour, please contact, Jesús Caruda at

About SDI Media:

SDI Media is the world's leading media localization provider, offering dubbing, subtitling, and media services for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and new media distributors. With the world's largest network of owned and operated facilities and the most comprehensive suite of customizable localization software applications, SDI offers it's clients a comprehensive end-to-end localization solution for feature films, episodic television series, interactive games, new media, and corporate needs. SDI offers its services for over 80 languages, and operates it global network of facilities across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. With a presence in over 39 markets in 35 countries, incorporating over 140 recording rooms and over 65 mixing rooms, SDI's global localization footprint provides the only one-stop media localization solution in the media industry.

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