Lee & Thompson awarded M&A accolade

Lee & Thompson awarded M&A accolade

Lee & Thompson is delighted to have been awarded the title of Creative Industry Law Firm of the Year UK in Acquisition International Magazine’s 2015 M&A Awards which celebrate the efforts and achievements of all those involved in identifying, coordinating and seeing through to completion those deals that could make a huge difference to a business, a local economy or even an entire country.

The firm’s Corporate & Commercial Group is the go-to team for much of the creative industry’s corporate and commercial activity. For example, over the last 12 months Lee & Thompson has played a big role in many of television industry’s most significant deals including:

Acting for Corona TV in the investment in that company by Fremantle
Acting for Eleven Film on the investment in that company by the Channel 4 Growth Fund
Acting for Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones to complete the formation of their new production company, House of Tomorrow, within Endemol UK
Acting for “The Fall” producer, Artists Studio on its sale to Endemol
Acting for David Morrissey and Asif Kapadia, James Gay-Rees and Jolyon Symonds to set up their new indie On The Corner
The team, led by Malcolm Murray, also has significant experience across the wider creative industries, particularly in live events, sport, marketing & brands, film, music, digital, design, fashion and theatre.