LONDON 20 JANUARY 2011: Vibrant, the global leader in premium contextual advertising solutions, announced it now reaches 27 million unique users per month in the UK, a 60% increase year-on-year [comScore, November]. Vibrant also reported strong trading figures in the UK with a 46% increase in revenue year-on-year to December 2010.

Doug Stevenson, CEO and Co-founder of Vibrant, “We’ve had a year of tremendous growth, and are starting 2011 with incredible momentum. We’re engaging a rapidly expanding online audience with content that is relevant to each user experience, helping to achieve campaign objectives in a trusted brand-safe environment. Vibrant’s success is a testament to the value we provide advertisers, publishers and consumers, and was made possible by our unparalleled UK and global teams.”

Globally, Vibrant reaches 225 million unique users (33% growth in 2010) through its network of 6,000 premium publisher partners. ComScore has announced that Vibrant moved from number 48 in May 2010, to number 14 in the latest Top 50 Ad Focus Ranking.
To keep up with business growth, Vibrant increased headcount 25% to 250 worldwide from 1 Jan 2010 to 1 Jan 2011.

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Further information:
Paula Evans, Senior European Marketing Manager, Vibrant UK : 0207 239 0102 / paula.evans@vibrantmedia.com
Lorette Nettar, PR, Vibrant UK: 07968 521 684 / lorette.nettar@vibrantmedia.com

About Vibrant
Vibrant is a world leader in contextual technology aligning billions of words across the internet with relevant video, information, tools and advertising. With over 6,000 premium publishers, reaching more than 225 million unique users per month (comScore, November 2010), Vibrant gives top brand marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted advertisements within premium Web content and offers publishers premium editorial tools to re-circulate users throughout their websites. Vibrant works with top brand advertiers such as Microsoft, General Motors, Unilever, Sainsbury’s and Hewlett Packard.

The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in London, New York, Boston, Detroit, Chicago, San Francisco,Los Angeles, Paris, Hamburg, Munich and Dusseldorf. Vibrant’s rapid growth has been recognised by the Inc. 500 and Deloitte Fast 50 lists, and in the UK: Media Momentum 2006, 2007 and 2008 and Sunday Times Tech Track in 2004 and 2005. For more information, visit www.vibrantmedia.co.uk or www.hyperlinkevolved.com or http://ww.facebook.com/vibrantmedia or http://twitter.com/vibrantmedia.

Published on: 12:56PM on 25th January 2011