Olswang's market leading Corporate team have acted for the shareholders of TVC Group on its sale to The Economist Group.
TVC is the award winning marketing and communications agency based in London which specialises in a content driven approach to public relations and creative services focussed on digital and broadcast.
Olswang acted for ISIS Equity Partners on its original investment in July 2008 on behalf of its clients the Baronsmead VCTs and subsequently acted as Corporate counsel to TVC Group. Olswang's strength in depth across its Corporate and Tax groups as well as its market leading media and tech expertise were key in their being selected to advise the shareholders on the disposal.
Nicky Minter-Green, Founder and MD of TVC commented:
"Olswang has worked with TVC since the business took on private equity funding in 2008. They have shepherded TVC through two successful transactions acting as valued and trusted partners. Stephen Rosen and his team deliver a highly commercial and solutions focused service ensuring positive outcomes in often stressful and complex negotiations. They are a great team to have on your side of the table and I am extremely grateful for their hard work and commitment".
Stephen Rosen, Corporate Partner and Head of Olswang's Private Equity practice, commented:
"Nicky and his team have developed a superb business which coupled with the reach and reputation of The Economist is an exciting and potentially game changing opportunity and we were delighted to be able to advise them on this disposal."
The Olswang team was led by Stephen Rosen, Senior Corporate Associate Carsten Greve, Tax Partner Natasha Kaye and Tax Associate Mark Spinney.
Richard Fetterman at Livingstone Partners provided corporate finance advice to the TVC shareholders.
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