BDO has provided financial and tax due diligence services on the acquisition of The Edge Picture Company Limited by Zinc Media Group Plc.
Zinc Media has acquired international production firm The Edge Picture Company.
Founded in 1990, and operating from its bases in London, Doha, Vancouver and Paris, The Edge joins Zinc Media Group at the end of August, subject to approval by shareholders.
The brand film making production company has won over 700 awards including – for 15 years running – New York Festivals TV & Film Awards’ Production Company of the Year Worldwide. It has previously worked with firms including Amazon, BT Group, and FIFA.
The Edge will continue to be run by the same management team, while making use of the creative and commercial opportunities as part of the larger organisation.
“In what is an exciting transaction for Zinc Media, we were pleased to engage with BDO and utilise their substantial transaction experience. BDO were invested in what we were trying to achieve, providing valuable advice that helped us understand the pros and cons of decisions and enabled constructive debate that was solution-orientated. They also worked well with our other advisors in Trillium, CMS and Singers, which was critical for us to complete the transaction effectively”
Will Sawyer, CFO, Zinc Media Group plc
“The team here at BDO really enjoyed working with Will and Mark at Zinc on the acquisition of highly rated production business, The Edge. This is a sector in which BDO has deep sector knowledge and experience, so we were happy to be able to leverage our experience and support Zinc through the process. We look forward to continuing to work with the enlarged group towards future success.”
Conor Lambert, BDO Corporate Finance Partner – Transaction Services