Racing Post acquires ICS Media Group for undisclosed sum

Racing Post has acquired Leeds-based ICS Media Group.


ICS is a multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency which specialises in sports and gaming. It includes among its clients major bookmakers, leading publishers, radio stations and mobile networks.

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Its four directors – Ian Holding, Cheryl Westerman, Matt Roche and Charlotte Green – will continue to run the business on a day-to-day basis, with the main office remaining in Leeds.

Alan Byrne, Racing Post Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief, said: “We have admired their work for a long time and are delighted to be joining forces with them.”

Lupton Fawcett advised on the deal.