Mongoose Media transfers Esquire Singapore license to Indochine Media Ventures (IMV)
Oct 18, 2017

SINGAPORE -- (ASIA TODAY) -- Mongoose Publishing Pte Ltd, publisher of Esquire Singapore today announced that it would be transferring the license to Indochine Media Ventures (IMV) after five years of promoting the brand in Singapore.

Under the leadership of Mongoose Publishing, Esquire Singapore was the most awarded magazine brand ever in Singapore. Since launching in August 2012, Esquire Singapore won a plethora of awards including; 42 Media Publishers Association of Singapore Awards between 2012 to 2017 across multiple categories including Editor of the Year; Cover of the Year; Event of the Year; and Conference of the Year. In addition to MPAS, Esquire Singapore also won two design awards at the Asian Media Awards in 2017, two wins at the SOPA 2016 and 2017 awards and silver at the Spark Awards 2017—all for the first time.

Executive Chairman of Mongoose Publishing, Graham Paling stated “Esquire Singapore has been an excellent part of our portfolio. I’m really proud of the award-winning publication and the fantastic team. We have achieved everything with the brand that we set out to achieve when we launched Esquire Singapore. It is time to let another publisher take the reins and IMV is the perfect fit with their focus on luxury publications.”

IMV President, Michael Von Schlippe stated “Esquire Singapore is a great addition to the IMV portfolio. Mongoose has created a strong and successful brand in Singapore and we look forward to continuing to push the envelope for the brand.”

The license for Esquire Singapore will be transferred to IMV offices in Singapore and take effect from 1st November 2017.


About Hearst Magazines International
As the largest U.S. publisher of magazines worldwide, Hearst Magazines International encompasses nearly 250 print editions and more than 250 websites in 31 languages and 78 countries. Major titles include powerful brand equities like Cosmopolitan and ELLE, both international super-brands with more editions than any other women’s magazines in the world; ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and Seventeen. Hearst Magazines has wholly-owned subsidiaries in China, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan and the UK. Hearst Magazines publishes 20 titles in the U.S. and is a unit of Hearst, one of the United States’ largest diversified media, information and services companies.

About Indochine Media Ventures (IMV)
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Singapore, IMV is a publishing house with regional offices located in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. IMV’s luxury publications across the five countries include the monthly magazine Robb Report and the biannual coffee table-book Luxury Guide which are distributed to high-net-worth individuals. IMV also publishes the online city and lifestyle magazine, Barcode Vietnam, fashion and lifestyle site and online portal Buro 24/7 which is available in Singapore and Malaysia. Leading the company is Michael von Schlippe, as president of Indochine Media Ventures.

About Mongoose Publishing
Mongoose specialises in providing high-quality media platforms across print, digital, social, video and events. Mongoose brands include Time Out Kuala Lumpur, Time Out Malaysia Kids, Time Out Malaysia guides, Esquire Malaysia, Expatriate Lifestyle and ELLE Malaysia. With a guiding principle of ‘Communicating with Integrity’, Mongoose utilises its international experience spanning three decades and four continents to successfully bring editorial, design, marketing, PR, communications and web-based best media practice to Southeast Asia.

Mongoose Publishing Pte. Ltd
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Source: Mongoose Publishing

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