LONDON – Media, know-how and IP legislation agency Wiggin immediately introduced the launch of Overmorrow Partners, a brand new strategic advisory enterprise targeted completely on the Media, Entertainment and Technology sectors.
Overmorrow is led by a crew of 5 Wiggin companions with longstanding experience within the movie, tv, know-how, sport, laptop video games, manufacturers and publishing industries. The enterprise is predicated in London however has a world mandate and can function as an appointed consultant of Daedalus Partners LLP for FCA regulatory functions.
Overmorrow will facilitate introductions and supply strategic recommendation to shoppers, supported by Wiggin’s in-depth sector experience and relationships with funding banks, financiers, advisors and different trade gamers. Overmorrow will assist shoppers to ship their imaginative and prescient – whether or not that entails an M&A chance, a strategic partnership, or different development plan. Overmorrow may also work with a choose vary of buyers concerned in, or in search of publicity to the Media, Entertainment and Technology sectors, in focusing on new alternatives.
Overmorrow Director, Chris Hanson mentioned: “Our shoppers will vary from start-ups to publicly traded multi-nationals. Whether serving to with introductions to funding banks and different strategic companions, or working with shoppers to border a chance or ship their imaginative and prescient, our purpose is to assist shoppers by means of their development cycle. Through Overmorrow we’ll introduce our investor shoppers to sector alternatives, and assist our sector shoppers ship on their strategic imaginative and prescient.”
Wiggin CEO, John Banister, mentioned: “Wiggin was one of many first corporations to spend money on, and arrange, non-legal companies – it is a subject through which we have had appreciable success. Our enterprise mannequin, which is to give attention to our specialist sectors of Media, Technology and IP, signifies that we’re in a terrific place to identify alternatives out there. Our technique is to be versatile and assertive in assembly these market calls for with funding. We are excited to launch this new advisory service which is able to profit from our distinctive mixture of sector data, contacts and authorized experience.”
Wiggin has been recognised by the marketplace for its modern strategy in investing in quite a few profitable companies (together with Incopro, Reviewed & Cleared, Viewfinder, Cirkus and Curio). It has obtained a number of trade awards:
- Legal Week’s Innovation, Future of Legal Services Award (2016)
- FT Innovative Lawyer’s Most Innovative legislation agency in IP (2015)
- Legal Business’s Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award (2015)
- Managing IP’s UK Copyright Firm of the Year Award (2015)
NOTES TO EDITORS
Wiggin is a legislation agency focusing completely on Media, Technology and IP. The agency advises shoppers on the creation, financing, exploitation and safety of their inventive and industrial property in these sectors. Wiggin’s shoppers vary from main companies in broadcast, leisure, music, sport and publishing by means of to platforms, content material retailers, gaming and know-how firms and early stage entrepreneurs.
In November 2017, Wiggin was joined by IP legislation agency Redd, which introduced 20 specialist IP legal professionals into the enterprise. Wiggin additionally made quite a few lateral accomplice hires in 2016/7: Paul Gardner (Computer Games), Chris Hanson (Film & TV), Alan Owens (Litigation), Stephen Ketteley and David McLeish (Betting & Gaming), and David Naylor (Technology).
To discover out extra, go to: www.wiggin.co.uk