News | June 8, 2023

Wedlake Bell Advises MSUK on Pre-Pack Acquisition of TV and Film Production Business

Wedlake Bell has advised MS by Joann Sfar UK Limited (“MSUK“) on its acquisition of the independent TV and film production business and assets of Filmwave Limited (in administration).

Wedlake Bell’s specialist cross-departmental M&A team was led by Partner Mark Tasker and Associate James French (Corporate M&A). They were supported by Robert Paterson (Insolvency & Restructuring), Choy Lau (Employment), Michael Ridsdale (Corporate Tax) and Grainne McCourt (Real Estate).

Corporate M&A Partner Mark Tasker said of the deal:  

We are delighted that the core business of Filmwave could be saved in this way and can progress under the new international ownership and management of MSUK. This transaction is another great example of the high-value, complex, cross practice work that we regularly work on at Wedlake Bell.