With over 60 years' combined experience and with the members of the team having managed and advised on investments exceeding £300m (including over £130m of EIS and VCT investments), the Edition investment team is uniquely placed in today's media and entertainment space.
impresario Festivals plc
The Edition team members led on the fundraising for Impresario Festivals plc (£9 million EIS funds raised in two tranches in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 tax years) and have been actively involved in the operational management of Impresario over its 4 years of trading, including managing all investments and acquisitions for the group. On 5th October 2016, Impresario announced that it had sold its assets to media and entertainment group Global in a multi-million pound deal – a process managed by Edition. This equates to shareholder value of £2.09 per share after performance fees on an initial offer price of £1; capital distribution commenced in October 2017.