Cordon Press Acquires Latinstock Spain

Posted on 1/26/2012 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Cordón Press (, Spain’s number one editorial agency, has just
announced the acquisition of Latinstock Spain ( for an undisclosed amount.

Latinstock Spain, which was established in Madrid in 1989, distributes major international RM and RF image and footage collections, and it also offers Rights Clearance Services to advertising and corporate clients in Spain.

Founded more than 20 years ago, Cordon Press is Spain’s number one news agency, with particular strength in editorial field. The company has a reputation for quality imagery and leading customer service.

From a client’s perspective Cordon and Latinstock Spain will operate independently, keeping their own brands, websites and sales teams. They will however start sharing their know-how, expertise, client database, client information and contacts by cross-referencing through both companies.

This consolidating move will undoubtedly bring benefits for all contributors of both Cordón Press and Latinstock Spain and will leverage performance of the newly-created agency, which will be the major player in the Spanish market with expert teams and know-how in both editorial and commercial fields.

“The synergy produced by the consolidation of the two agencies will allow us to be in a paramount position, and we are all very excited about this opportunity and the benefits it will bring for both our contributors and clients” said Juan Carlos Cordón, CEO of Cordón.

The agency will offer Spanish clients the most comprehensive editorial and creative content imaginable from a single source, comprising a never-ending roster of unparalleled content providers.

The Latinstock network ( will continue its wholly owned operations and presence in the Latin American markets in which the organization is specialized, maintaining it’s international brand.

“In an unexpected turn in history Latin America is growing and Europe is in trouble”, said Marcelo Brodsky, President of The Latinstock Network. “We will concentrate our focus in Latin America, where we see an enormous opportunity for growth in content and image related businesses, while we are getting a new strategic partner with Cordon, that will take care of our Spanish legacy from now on”.

Both Cordón Press and Latinstock have more than 20 years experience in the Spanish market with an impeccable reputation, which guarantees professional, local and unmatched client service. Cordon /Latinstock Spain is proud to announce that Marcelo Brodsky, President of the Latinstock network, will take on a counseling role for the company, especially focused on its international relations.

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