Olswang has advised London and LA-based film, television and digital sales company Content Media Corporation Plc (CMC) on the sale of its entire issued share capital to Kew Media Group Inc, a Canadian special purpose acquisition corporation focused on the media sector.
The deal sees Kew Media take 100% ownership of CMC along with five other acquisitions totaling US$104m. Kew will also acquire the following CMC controlled production companies: Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, Campfire Film & Television, Collins Avenue Productions, Finland’s Aito Media and Spirit Digital Media.
CMC recently sold projects such as Sundance premiere Cries From Syria and distributed BBC police drama Line of Duty.
Paul Blackmore (Picture) led the Olswang team, which comprised Corporate Senior Associates Theo Godfrey and Nicole Gyring-Nielsen, Corporate Associate David Wood, Tax Partner Mark Joscelyne, Share Schemes Partner Andrew Quayle, Share Schemes Legal Director Catherine Merry and Trainee Dave Johns.
Involved fees earner: Paul Blackmore – Olswang LLP; Theo Godfrey – Olswang LLP; Nicole Gyring-Nielsen – Olswang LLP; David Wood – Olswang LLP; Mark Joscelyne – Olswang LLP; Andrew Quayle – Olswang LLP; Catherine Merry – Olswang LLP; Dave Johns – Olswang LLP;
Law Firms: Olswang LLP;
Clients: Content Media Corporation Ltd;