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Variety, Deadline Cover O’Melveny Client Imagine’s US$100 Million Joint VentureJuly 26, 2017
The July 26, 2017, editions of Deadline Hollywood and Variety detail Imagine Entertainment’s groundbreaking joint venture with Hong Kong-listed Television Broadcasts Limited resulting in a production company called TVB Venture. According to the articles, TVB Venture will use the US$100 million for the development and production of TV projects, which are slated to be shown in China and Taiwan.
O’Melveny’s Silvia Vannini, Stephen Scharf, and Kia Kuretski provided legal counsel to Imagine. Vannini advises public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities, and general corporate matters, including corporate governance, both in and out of the entertainment industry. Scharf is co-chair of the firm’s Entertainment, Sports and Media Transactions Practice, and continues to be widely recognized as one of the most creative dealmakers in the entertainment and media industry. Kuretski represents both private and public companies in connection with acquisitions, financings, strategic joint ventures, and content exploitation in the entertainment and media space. All three reside in the firm’s Century City office.