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Bauer Media to extend FM distribution within Oxfordshire with acquisition of the Jack Media Oxfordshire Ltd’s local stations

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17 July 2023

Bauer Media has entered into an agreement with Jack Media Oxfordshire Limited to acquire its local stations which broadcast across Oxfordshire.

Jack Media Oxfordshire (JMO) retains exclusive ownership of the Jack brands, all IP and trademarks in the UK and Europe.

Simon Myciunka, CEO of Bauer Media Audio UK said, “This acquisition will make it easier for our valued audiences in Oxfordshire to connect with our services, unlocking increased scale for our brands and commercial partners alike. My thanks go to the Jack FM Oxfordshire team who we will work closely with as we work through this transition.”

Clive Dickens – Non Exec Director JMO said “The Founders and Directors of Jack Media would like to thank the staff, listeners, advertisers and the Oxfordshire community for the incredible privilege of providing multi award winning local broadcast radio for the last 18 years.”

The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will see the local station team transfer to Bauer. In the meantime, it will be business as usual for the Jack station’s until after the Summer, when the deal is expected to close.

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