Expert witness in a range of Media-related commercial disputes, including: Valuing a TV channel business Identifying fair market distribution rates Establishing industry benchmark profitability ratios Describing industry "custom and practice" processes for a technical operations centre and a distribution agency relationship Media-specialist member of the Creditors Committee of one of Germany’s largest insolvencies, advising on: [...]
Sparrowhawk Media In 2005, David Hulbert (CEO) and Tim Richards (COO) were leading members of the management team which concluded a complex set of negotiations to purchase and fund the non-US assets of Crown Media, backed by a Private Equity consortium. The team re-launched the Hallmark Channel around the world with a new look and [...]
Global News Agency; Business Transformation Programme Growth and technology strategy definition Financial planning and implementation Day-to-day programme management Responsibility for delivering $100 million investment programme Mid East General Entertainment TV Channel; Launch Management On-site interim CEO from concept to launch Financial planning and control Scheduling, content strategy and sourcing, based on Ravensbeck’s proprietary viewing and [...]
Global News Agency; Pricing, Packaging and Distribution New customer segmentation, enabling client to target attractive customer groups cost-effectively while increasing overall yield New competitive pricing strategy aiming to increase revenues by over 30% in 3 years Multi-territory packaging and discounting structure putting digital media and multiple product formats on a comparable basis with traditional media [...]
Ravensbeck can provide a wide range of support services in Media-related legal cases and contractual disputes, including acting as expert witnesses, representing creditors and leading the renegotiation of distribution and licensing contracts which are in dispute or no longer working effectively.
Ravensbeck can provide a complete deal management service, from target identification and evaluation through negotiation, transaction management and post-transaction services. In addition to our core team, we can deploy and manage providers of specialist deal support functions. Effective transaction and deal management is particularly important in the Media sector, where there are many examples of [...]
Ravensbeck helps its clients drive superior value from their businesses in these challenging times. Our full range of strategic consulting services is tailored to each client’s specific requirements in order to deliver market-beating performance and growth. We deploy a wide range of advanced techniques to resolve the key strategic issues our clients face, including innovative [...]
Ravensbeck can provide a fully-scalable interim management resource, from programme management through to highly experienced C-level executives, available on a short or medium term basis anywhere in the world. Our team includes executives who have operated at senior management levels in markets around the world, but we have also worked in early-stage start-ups and one-off [...]