News Pinewood to advise on £25m Isle of Man film fund

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Media law firm Wiggin advised Pinewood Shepperton PLC on a deal to source and advise on film investment opportunities for the Isle of Man’s dedicated media fund; Pinewood will also help IOM capitalise on UK distribution rights in film and television projects financed by the fund.

Ben Whitelock (corporate) and David Quli (film finance) led on the deal for Wiggin. Ben Whitelock said: “The UK independent film and television production industry relies on a variety of investment sources and this deal significantly increases the role Pinewood can play in facilitating that funding.  From a legal perspective, we are pleased that our combined media corporate and film finance expertise has assisted in completing this innovative and strategically important partnership for Pinewood.”