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DGAP-News: Paramount Home Media Distribution and Highlight extend distribution agreement

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Paramount Home Media Distribution and Highlight extend distribution
agreement

12.08.2015 / 09:57

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Paramount Home Media Distribution and Highlight Communications AG extend
distribution agreement

Companies Sign New Five-Year Agreement for physical Home Entertainment
product in Germany, Austria and Switzerland beginning in 2016.

Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) and Highlight Communications AG
today announced that they have extended their long-standing agreement for
distribution of Blu-ray and DVD across the region.  Highlight/Constantin
Film will continue to contract with Paramount for their portfolio of
products in Germany, while Highlight/Rainbow Home Entertainment will
distribute Paramount physical products in Austria and Switzerland.  The new
five-year contract begins in 2016 and continues the two companies'
successful relationship that began more than 30 years ago.

"We are delighted to continue working with Paramount and look forward to
ongoing success as the home entertainment landscape continues to evolve,"
said Franz Woodtli, managing director of Highlight Communications AG.

"Highlight Communications has an outstanding portfolio of titles,
including the world-class films from Constantin Film, and we are extremely
honored that our two groups will be able to continue their successful
collaboration in the region," said Andreas Kelz, managing director of
Paramount Home Media Distribution in Germany.

Paramount recently signed an agreement with Universal Pictures Home
Entertainment for it to handle distribution of physical product in certain
territories, including Germany.



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Language:    English
Company:     Highlight Communications AG
             Netzibodenstrasse 23b
             4133 Pratteln
             Switzerland
Phone:       +41 61 816 96 96
Fax:         +41 61 816 67 67
E-mail:   ir@hlcom.ch
Internet: www.hlcom.ch
ISIN:        CH0006539198
WKN:         920299
Listed:      Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated
             Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover,
             Munich, Stuttgart


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