|Acquired by||Carlyle Group, New York|
|Acquired by||Hellman & Friedman|
|Description||On-line Image Collection|
|JupiterMedia Corporation, 10/2008||$96M|
|Pump Audio, 6/2007||$42M|
Getty Images creates and distributes the world’s best and broadest imagery collections, making them available in the most accessible and usable way—24 hours a day, every day. From contemporary creative imagery to news, sports, entertainment and archival imagery, their products are found each day in the full range of traditional and digital media worldwide.
Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein founded Getty Images in 1995 with the goal of turning a disjointed and fragmented stock photography market into a thriving, modernized industry able to meet the changing needs of visual communicators.
Today, gettyimages.com serves an average of 3.2 billion thumbnails, 7.3 million visits and 4 million unique users in addition to an average of 175 million page views each month. Nearly 100 percent of the company’s visual content is delivered digitally.
JAMD mobile allows people to keep track of their favorite celebrities on the go.