Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on its investment into MUSO
Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long-term client of the firm Puma Private Equity on its investment into MUSO TNT Limited.
London-based data company, MUSO, provides a complete and trusted view of global piracy and unlicensed media consumption. Its unique and transformative data is fast becoming a must have data-currency for entertainment companies and is already used by the likes of Amazon Studios, Lionsgate, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe, and more.
Puma Private Equity offers growth capital and expertise to best-in-class, ambitious businesses across the UK, irrespective of sector, and works in partnership with management to help businesses scale and create long-term value. It aims to deliver insight, expertise and a fresh perspective to the portfolio companies it partners with. Having invested in, and worked with, more than 35 organisations across a breadth of sectors from consumer e-commerce to fleet transport safety and influencer marketing, Puma Private Equity has deep insights and experience in scaling businesses for growth and where desired, successful sale and exit.
Corporate Partner David Coates commented “We are delighted to have supported Harriet and Kelvin and the Puma Private Equity team on this recent transaction and wish them every success in the future. It has been a busy few months with the MUSO transaction following Puma’s recent investments into Everpress, Deazy and Le Col.”
Puma Private Equity Investment Manager Harriet Rosethorn commented “Thanks to David, Ashwin, Ayman and the wider team for their assistance on this one. We look forward to teaming up with Charles Russell Speechlys again”.
The team was led by Corporate Partner David Coates and Senior Associate Ashwin Pillay, supported by Associate Ayman Shehata and Trainee Laurence Whymark. The wider team also included Briony Richards (Employment), Jason Saiban and Ilona Bateson (Commercial), Lynsey Inglis (Property) and Anna Reynolds (Tax).