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David Abraham’s Wonderhood secures $1.3m from BFI’s private equity fund

Wonderhood Studios, the prodco founded by ex-Channel 4 CEO David Abraham, has received almost £1m ($1.3m) from a private equity-backed investment fund backed by the British Film Institute (BFI). The UK Creative Content EIS Fund was launched this summer by Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures, with the scheme offering tax breaks to investors. The deal […]

TBI Weekly: How and why private equity is getting into TV

It’s been a busy few months for M&A execs around the world. From Banijay’s acquisition of Endemol Shine Group to Hasbro buying Entertainment One and the numerous deals in between, one thing is clear: the market for production companies is hot. And while those billion dollar deals might seem some way from the day-to-day regime […]