Media Industry


CADS launches on PLUS Markets

Captive Audience Display Solutions (CADS), an out-of-home digital media network that delivers news, entertainment and advertising to viewers on petrol station forecourts in Ireland, has launched on PLUS Markets.


TVC tunes into TV and radio company

A Dublin-based investor has become the largest single shareholder in a radio and TV company as part of its on-going strategy of backing public and private businesses in the UK and Ireland.


Big Canadian deal for Entertainment One

A film and television content provider has established itself as a producer and distributor in Canada following a treble acquisition.


Close VCTs invest in sports data business

Venture capital house Close Ventures has invested £1.5 million in a company that provides sports data and analysis to media companies.


James Brown: From lads to riches

Inspired by musicians, writers and football managers, James Brown is an outsider who loves popular culture. After a period away from the limelight, he’s finally itching to start another project.


Geldof buys advertising sales business

A media company co-founded by musician and campaigner Bob Geldof has completed its 14th reverse takeover since it joined AIM in 2001.


Ingenious goes digital

Ingenious Media has invested £3 million in The Digital Rights Group, a TV distribution specialist, allowing for the immediate purchase of Portman Film and Television, a drama distribution group.

PR and Marketing Strategy

The digital challenge for the media industry

The changing media landscape is forcing traditional distributors and content providers to revise their approach or risk losing their grip on the market – and there are lessons for leaders in other sectors too, as GrowthBusiness discovers.


Alex Connock: TV super tsar

The media industry is going through a digital revolution, with traditional publishing and production models mixing with internet ideas and on-demand TV. Alex Connock is right at the sharp end with his TV production company.


Ten Alps makes its mark

A combination of great production skills and creative excellence are driving television production company Ten Alps Communications ever further forward, according to chief executive Alex Connock.


Estdale heads to Hollywood

At first glance, Mark Estdale seems every inch the reluctant entrepreneur, after all Outsource Media – the voice production venture he established over ten years ago – was originally conceived as a lifestyle business.


Deals news for Leisure & Media VCT

Three of Leisure & Media VCT's four investments in the first half were media ventures.