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‘Mare of Easttown’ prodco Wiip snags investment from PE firm Atwater Capital

Mediawan Studios-backer Atwater Capital has extended its investment in US-based Mare Of Easttown producer, Wiip. Atwater has made an undisclosed “additional investment” in the US company, having taken its first stake in the Dickinson prodco in 2020. Terms of the latest investment were undisclosed. The US investment firm had sold part of its interest in […]

Opinion: Atwater Capital’s Carol Lim on private equity’s interest in local language

Carol Lim, principal at US-based investment firm Atwater Capital, explains why streaming giants must think globally when making their investments in local language content. The influx of private equity capital into the media and entertainment sector has garnered significant attention of late. What has been less well documented, however, is how much of this capital […]

Korea’s JTBC Studios acquires ‘Mare Of Easttown’ prodco Wiip

The studio division of South Korean pay TV broadcaster JTBC has acquired Wiip, the independent production firm behind recent HBO series Mare Of Easttown. US-based Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has sold its majority stake in the company to JTBC Studios and will now move to a minority stake, while private equity firm Atwater Capital is exiting […]

German studio Leonine appoints Hulu & YouTube alum Heather Moosnick to board

Germany’s Leonine Studios has appointed the former SVP of content partnerships at US streamer Hulu to its advisory board. Heather Moosnick previously worked across the Disney-owned streamer’s content and acquisition strategy, and was also head of global business development, strategy and content partner management for YouTube TV and Google Fiber. Prior to that, Moosnick was […]