Heart Media Group, a well known magazine publisher based in Singapore was recently acquired by two media industry moguls, Mr. Olivier Burlot and Mr Julian Peh. They have floated a new media company called Heart Media Holding Ltd., which will encompass Heart Media´s entire business. This will include magazines such as Men’s FOLIO, WOW, ROOM (Malaysia) and FORM (Singapore), as well as several digital properties. The new company will also include Heart Media’s Indonesian and Malaysian entities.These magazines have a circulation in several Asian cities.
This media group was originally established by Mr. Eddy Koh in 1997. He will continue as a strategic investor in the company. He is thrilled to see his company reach new heights and believes that the new team will bring forth excellent growth for the magazines and offer a lot more to the readers, business partners and advertisers. The new CEO and Publisher, Mr. Olivier Burlot was all praises for Heart Media. The publishing house is a trusted and well established brand and has produced a range of magazines that have an impressive following of the most sophisticated readers in the continent.
Mr. Burlot’s partner, Mr. Peh owns the White Wave Media Group, which is a well known name in the world of digital luxury media. He will bring a lot to the table with his expertise and experience. The duo plans to add more editions to WOW and Men’s FOLIO in the coming 24 months. Though already a big player in the high end media business, Heart Media is hoping to expand even further and seems all set to become one of the fastest growing magazine publisher in the South East Asian region. Men’s Folio is an all encompassing men’s magazine, WOW is a watch magazine, while FORM/ROOM is basically an interior design magazine that also features travel destinations and interesting products.