Iyuno Media Group acquires SDI Media to create localization powerhouse
March 26, 2021

Iyuno Media Group acquires SDI Media to create localization powerhouse

LOS ANGELES – Iyuno Media Group has completed the acquisition of SDI Media, bringing together two of the industry’s leading companies in localization. They now share the shared mission of supporting customers in their efforts to reach global audiences. 

The combined company will operate under the Iyuno-SDI Group brand and has a collective 70 years. Iyuno Media Group offers end-to-end localization services – from dubbing, subtitling and access services to media management, transformation and distribution services – in over 100 languages for every type of content distribution platform.  The new Iyuno-SDI Group now owns and operates a combination of 67 offices located globally across 34 countries.

“The accelerating changes in the world are creating the need for more content that reaches audiences in every corner of the world,” explains David Lee, who has assumed the role of CEO, Iyuno-SDI Group. “We know that we must accelerate our technical innovation through advances in AI, workflow automation, machine translation and global technology infrastructures. In addition to these technological advancements, we have an equal priority to advance the artistic process, which then brings together the perfect combination of both disciplines to advance the state of the art of localization.”

“We're delighted to be joining Iyuno,” adds Mark Howorth, former SDI Media CEO, who has been named president. Iyuno-SDI Group. “This combination gives us the necessary scale to meet increasingly challenging customer demands. Our customers require rapid turn arounds, cutting edge technology and a global footprint. The combined resources of Iyuno-SDI give us the ability to deliver end-to-end solutions and maintain the highest level of content security.”