LONDON – Media, expertise and IP regulation firm Wiggin in the present day introduced the launch of Overmorrow Partners, a new strategic advisory business 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, expertise, sport, pc video games, manufacturers and publishing industries. The business relies 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 purchasers, supported by Wiggin’s in-depth sector experience and relationships with funding banks, financiers, advisors and different trade gamers. Overmorrow will help purchasers to ship their imaginative and prescient – whether or not that entails an M&A chance, a strategic partnership, or different development plan. Overmorrow will even work with a choose vary of traders concerned in, or searching for publicity to the Media, Entertainment and Technology sectors, in focusing on new alternatives.
Overmorrow Director, Chris Hanson mentioned: “Our clients will range from start-ups to publicly traded multi-nationals. Whether helping with introductions to investment banks and other strategic partners, or working with clients to frame an opportunity or deliver their vision, our aim is to support clients through their growth cycle. Through Overmorrow we will introduce our investor clients to sector opportunities, and help our sector clients deliver on their strategic vision.”
Wiggin CEO, John Banister, mentioned: “Wiggin was one of the first firms to invest in, and set up, non-legal businesses – it’s a field in which we’ve had considerable success. Our business model, which is to focus on our specialist sectors of Media, Technology and IP, means that we’re in a great position to spot opportunities in the market. Our strategy is to be flexible and assertive in meeting those market demands with investment. We are excited to launch this new advisory service which will benefit from our unique combination of sector knowledge, contacts and legal expertise.”
Wiggin has been recognised by the marketplace for its modern strategy in investing in a lot of profitable companies (together with Incopro, Reviewed & Cleared, Viewfinder, Cirkus and Curio). It has acquired a number of trade awards:
- Legal Week’s Innovation, Future of Legal Services Award (2016)
- FT Innovative Lawyer’s Most Innovative regulation firm 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 regulation firm focusing completely on Media, Technology and IP. The firm advises purchasers on the creation, financing, exploitation and safety of their artistic and industrial belongings in these sectors. Wiggin’s purchasers vary from main companies in broadcast, leisure, music, sport and publishing by way of to platforms, content material retailers, gaming and expertise corporations and early stage entrepreneurs.
In November 2017, Wiggin was joined by IP regulation firm Redd, which introduced 20 specialist IP legal professionals into the business. Wiggin additionally made a lot of lateral associate 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