IML Group Plc acquires HiddenWires

Publisher of InAVate adds the trade media resource for the custom install market to its integration portfolio.

IML Group Plc, publisher of InAVate EMEA, APAC and Russian language editions, today announced the acquisition of HiddenWires from SYPHA.

Dan Jago, InAVate founder and director of IML Group Plc, says: “This acquisition further strengthens our global offerings, expanding our already substantial reach across the AV community throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa."

Yasmin Hashmi, partner in SYPHA and co-founder of HiddenWires, says: "We are delighted by this purchase. HiddenWires has grown into one of the most respected trade publications for the residential custom install market in the EMEA region, and IML Group is one of the most respected publishers within commercial AV. Its commitment to the industry sits perfectly with HiddenWires' ethos, and its experience and publishing strength will take HiddenWires to the next level."

Stella Plumbridge, partner in SYPHA and co-founder of HiddenWires, says, "By IML taking on the day-to-day running of HiddenWires, Yasmin and I are free to assist in a consultancy role with plans to broaden its editorial and commercial offering. Our readers and partners can look forward to exciting times ahead!"

For further information regarding HiddenWires or InAVate please contact, Dan Jago +44 (0)1732 359990 or

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