The Raine Group


Propagate gains backing from The Raine Group

Indie studio Propagate Content has secured “significant” financial investment from merchant bank The Raine Group. Propagate looks to use the investment to accelerate the company’s growth globally through the launch of innovative new ventures and targeted acquisitions. The studio is looking to expand its worldwide production, distribution and digital businesses, including the formation of a […]

Another ex-MTG exec joins Antenna

Former Modern Times Group COO Marc Zagar has joined Greece-based broadcaster Antenna Group as CFO. Zagar joins from telecoms group Millicom, where he was group CFO and head of financial planning. Prior to that he was on Scandinavia-based MTG’s executive committee board, holding various high-level roles. Antenna is gearing up for expansion, having recently hired […]

Ron Howard’s Imagine receives investment

Empire coproducer Imagine Entertainment has received “a significant investment” from global merchant bank The Raine Group. This will allow LA-based producer Imagine, which Ron Howard and Brain Grazer lead, to move into branded content and digital formats. The money may also be used to finance “organic growth opportunities” and “potential acquisitions”. “With Raine’s investment, Imagine […]

Raine eyes media investment with Freston hire

Global merchant bank The Raine Group has hired former Viacom CEO Tom Freston as its eyes investments in media, entertainment and lifestyle companies. Freston’s hire as a senior advisor came as Raine completed fundraising of its second equity growth fund, Raine Partners II. The round came in at US$850 million, almost double the US$400 million […]

Antenna makes it Raine with strategic deal

Greece-based broadcaster Antenna Group has entered into a wide-ranging strategic partnership with media-focused merchant bank The Raine Group. The venture will see the pair explore joint initiatives to “pursue growth opportunities in new entertainment formats, emerging technology platforms, content rights and production assets”. Antenna will also become US-based Raine’s strategic partner in Europe. This closely […]