PA Media Group acquires Alamy

A leading supplier of stock imagery, Alamy, co-founded by Videoloft’s CEO James West, has recently been acquired by PA Media Group. James will remain on the board in advisory capacity but has stepped down as Alamy’s CEO.

Founded 20 years ago, Alamy has one of the world’s most diverse creative and editorial stock imagery collections, comprising almost 200 million photographs, vectors and 360-degree panoramic images. The business has close to 100,000 customers in more than 150 countries, working across a range of sectors including publishing, design, advertising and broadcast.

James West, co-founder of Alamy, said: “PA Media Group is a natural home for Alamy. As well as having one of the UK’s most comprehensive photo archives, PA shares our ethos of integrity and quality. It also has an excellent reputation built over 150 years. Alamy can look forward to a fantastic future as part of the PA Media Group.”

Best of luck to our friends at Alamy in their future endeavours!


PA Media Group Aquires Alamy


About Alamy

Alamy is the world’s most diverse stock photo library with close to 200 million creative and editorial stock photos, vectors, 360-degree images and videos from individual photographers, picture agencies and archives. Its global contributor base supplies upwards of 100,000 new images a day to the company’s online platform.


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