Stonehage Fleming Advisory, the corporate finance and direct investments business of Stonehage Fleming, announces that it advised the shareholders of Cinesite Media Holdings on the significant minority investment by Gryphion Capital Investments, a private investment vehicle that invests capital on behalf of Rob Thielen, the founder of Waterland Private Equity, and other private investors.
Cinesite is a leading and award-winning digital entertainment business providing visual effects and animation to the global film, TV and streaming industries. Headquartered in London, Cinesite operates world class facilities in Berlin, Montreal, Munich and Vancouver.
Stonehage Fleming Advisory’s Richard Hill and Nicolas Begin introduced Gryphion to the opportunity and advised the shareholders of Cinesite on the transaction, building on Stonehage Fleming’s reputation for working with fast growing private companies backed by successful entrepreneurs.
Richard Hill, Partner and Chief Executive of Stonehage Fleming Advisory, commented: “It’s a core part of Stonehage Fleming’s proposition to advise entrepreneurs on their business interests as well as their broader wealth. We were pleased to be able to assist Cinesite’s shareholders in identifying a suitable financial partner for the next stage of Cinesite’s development.”
Peter Nagle, Executive Chairman of Cinesite, said: “We have known Stonehage Fleming for a long time and were delighted that Richard and his team were able to identify the right financial partner for our business through their extensive global network of family offices and private investors. This partnership will enable us to accelerate the growth of Cinesite and take advantage of new opportunities.”