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Joelson advises Pageant Media

Posted Wednesday 18th March 2020

Joelson, has today announced that it advised the Founder Charlie Kerr, the other shareholders and the management team of Pageant Media (Pageant) in connection with a material investment in the business by Intermediate Capital Group’s Mid-Market Fund (ICG).

This transaction is a significant strategic move for Pageant and is an important milestone in the future growth plans of the business and brings on board a supportive partner with significant experience investing in the business information space and who can help support Pageant’s future development.

Joelson have worked with Pageant for over 10 years and have been delighted to help Charlie and the team grow and develop the business during that time.

Joelson worked very closely with Charlie and the management team on the preparations for this transaction through to a successful completion managing, with the rest of the professional team, all key aspects of the transaction.

The transaction was led by Corporate partner Phil Hails-Smith working with associate Gayle Hawke and solicitors Kate Morter and Sidra Dean-Allen.

Phil Hails-Smith, Corporate Partner at Joelson, said:

“Having worked with Pageant for over 10 years, we are delighted to have advised Charlie and the other shareholders on this transaction. This was a key strategic step and Charlie and the team have now found an excellent partner to assist them with their growth plans. Joelson’s Corporate team regularly advise on high-profile deals in the sector, and this deal shows that we continue to be seen as the “go to” firm for entrepreneurs, founders and management teams in the space. We thrive on building long term relationships with founders, entrepreneurs and management teams and helping them achieve their growth plans by supporting them through all the legal challenges they may face and achieving successful outcomes, like this.”

Charlie Ker, CEO at Pageant, said:

“Thanks to the whole team at Joelson. They have been fantastic partners over the last decade. Working with them on this transaction has been great and they have managed the process brilliantly. They have been so supportive of our growth helping on all aspects of our legal requirements and growth and I very much look forward to working with them over the next decade as we continue to expand and grow Pageant.”


This article is for reference purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking or deciding not to take any action.


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