• Merger of Staud Studios with MediaMonks (a subsidiary of S4 Capital plc)

Merger of Staud Studios with MediaMonks (a subsidiary of S4 Capital plc)

Deal TypeTransaction Services
IndustryTechnology & Media
Client S4 Capital plc

BDO provided financial and tax diligence, SPA advice and tax structuring on S4 Capital's subsidiary MediaMonks’ merger with Staud Studios.

Staud Studios is a high-end creative production studio which specialises in the Automotive sector. It was founded in 1983 by celebrated car photographer René Staud and is now run by his sons Pascal Staud (CEO) and Patrick Staud (Chief Creative Technologist). 

Staud Studios has offices in Leonberg and Berlin and employs 75 individuals. It has worked with some of the most iconic car brands in the world including BMW and Mercedes-Benz and has evolved its offering into a full-service marketing solution specialised in connected experiences along the customer journey.

S4 Capital is looking forward to developing a strong Content, Data & Digital Media practice in Germany, leveraging Staud Studio's Automotive expertise on a global basis and broadening the Group’s base in Western Europe.