International audio content company PodX Group will be expanding into the Nordics after acquiring independent podcast production studio Filt, the company has announced.
Filt is a leading audio production company in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway which produces podcasts and radio shows specialising in touching and entertaining storytelling. As part of this acquisition, Filt will produce a new slate of documentary series in multiple languages and establish its already existing formats beyond Scandinavia.
“We are very excited to take the next step on our journey to become the leading audio producer in the Nordics,” said Filt CEO and co-founder Anders Elfström. “As founders, we look forward to continuing to develop Filt within the PodX Group.”
PodX Group’s most recent acquisition includes a majority stake share in podcast production company Posta, which marks its first-ever investment into the Latin American podcast market. Previous acquisitions also include podcast studio Nouvelles Écoutes in France and audio fiction company Goldhawk Productions in the UK.
“We are delighted to add one of the most successful podcast companies in the Nordics, Filt, to the PodX Group,” said PodX Group CEO and member of the board Staffan Rosell. “This production studio is well-known for its fantastic, high-quality productions for Swedish Radio, Podme, Storytel, and many others. We are excited to start working with this brilliant team.”
Also expanding its presence world wide is podcast and audiobook subscription Podimo who recently announced that it will be releasing a new slate of original and exclusive podcasts in Mexico from local creators as well as over 20 new podcasts in the UK in partnership with premium podcast production companies and publications.