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Plimsoll to bolster natural history, docs with private equity investment

Hostile Planet producer Plimsoll Productions has struck a deal that will see private equity firm LDC taking a minority stake in the company. Plimsoll was founded in 2013 and has been behind more than 60 series and live shows, including Hostile Planet with Bear Grylls and Yellowstone Live for National Geographic. It has also produced […]

Twofour launches new content group

UK-based Twofour Group has merged its digital arm with its Arabian production hub and events company Rocket Science to create a new content group. The creation of One Two Four comes months after Twofour hived Twofour Digital off as a standalone entity, and nearly a year after Twofour merged with Wales-based Boom Pictures. One Two […]

‘Netflix to lead new wave of UK production M&A’

Netflix is among the emerging players set to lead a new wave of consolidation in the UK production sector, a media M&A specialist has predicted. Ben Tolley, partner at Clarity Capital Partners, a technology and media advisor that aided Twofour on its merger with Boom Pictures, said the “value of distinctive content is being recognised […]

Boom, Twofour merge to create UK super indie

Lorraine Heggessey’s Boom Pictures is merging with UK indie Twofour to create a new Britain-based production and distribution powerhouse. Twofour has been looking to either sell or merge its operations with another company for some time, according to well placed industry sources, and this search has culminated in a merger with Boom. The merged Boom/Twofour […]