Experience

We are a specialist advisory firm focused on providing financial and strategic advice to the entertainment and media industry offering mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, capital raising, strategic planning and other financial advisory services.
MEA team members have worked on the following transactions.

Europe

Disposal of P7’s Nordic/BeNe/C&EE TV, Radio and Publishing assets
Advisory services in connection with TV acquisition opportunities
Advised Deutsche Bank on the financial restructuring and sale of the company
Advisory on the securitization of the company’s publishing rights
Valuation of stakes in FriendFinder.com, Penthouse and Mood Media
Acquisition of a 5% stake by KirchMedia
Acquisition of Canal+ from Vivendi
Advisory on potential acquisition of MoonScoop SA
Advisory services on the company’s IPO
Digital audits of online music retailers
Acquisition of Premiere
Advised on the restructuring of Morgan Creek International
Financial advisory services to Stadium International on its acquisition of Icon Entertainment UK
Advisory on the creation of global children’s television channel

 

 

North America

Valuation of the company for the DreamWorks stock option plan
Provided litigation support against Katzenberg
Financial advisory services to Alliance & Leicester on its funding of Legendary Pictures
Advised Alliance & Leicester on its investment in Vantage
Provided advisory services on the sale of Terminator assets
Advisory on the merger of Fox Kids with its publicly traded European sister company
Advisory on the cable television company’s $2.1 billion acquisition of selected AT&T Broadband cable services
Private placement of Series A for $10mm
Financial advisory to the RIAA in their arbitration against the NMPA
Advised on effectiveness of marketing practices
Valuation of the company for purpose of calculating value of options granted to management

Financial advisory services to Alliance & Leicester on its funding of Summit Entertainment