Candle Media’s Investment in Westbrook

Candle Media's Investment in Westbrook

Paul Hastings advised Westbrook, Inc. on the deal.

Westbrook, Inc., the media company founded by Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, received a strategic minority investment from Candle Media, the next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. The strategic investment will allow Westbrook to accelerate the growth of its content pipeline and talent network for artists of all backgrounds to share their stories. 

M&A partner Mike Huang (Picture) and Entertainment and Media partner Susan Williams; led the team, which also included associates Taylor Weaver, Jake Friedman, and Max Offsay.

Involved fees earner: Jake Friedman – Paul Hastings LLP; Mike Huang – Paul Hastings LLP; Max Offsay – Paul Hastings LLP; Susan Williams – Paul Hastings LLP;

Law Firms: Paul Hastings LLP;

Clients: Westbrook;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini