Digital convergence is now. Deals are about data, infrastructure or content production, management or ownership. Data is no longer merely transported but is manipulated. Although TV is still the go-to device for viewing, the rapid decline in standard ‘live’ TV watching practices and a growth in bespoke online provision across multiple devices, especially amongst the younger audiences. The investors and buyers of market participants are always looking for firms which disrupt and facilitate the integration of data and its sources with content.
Digital Media and Internet businesses include technology-driven companies with both subscription and transaction-based business models across all on-line subsectors, including gaming, marketing, customer research, content and communications.
Polestar works both with businesses at the cutting edge in areas such as content generation gaming etc., as well as those transitioning from traditional models with manual processes to a digital presence using automated processes, advising on planning, fundraising or exit strategies.
What Our Clients Say
“We were delighted with the debt advisory support we received from Polestar. We were looking for flexible banking facilities to support the growth of People Value and Polestar lead the identification of several banking partners and supported us in tailoring the facilities“
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Cake Entertainment Limited Shareholder BuyOut
Sale of Du Pre to Southern Communications
Investment in Australia-based CFD business by Mustard Systems
Debt advisory in relation to Barclays replacing outgoing debt syndicate partner
Advising BGF on its growth capital investment into this fast-growing secure payment business
Buyside Support for Shooting Partners
Sale of gaming business to Sweden’s Boss Media, backed by US
Acquisition advice on Digital Barriers buy and build
Debt advisory services for International expansion of chatbot, automated virtual assistant software
Westbridge’s Acquisition of Anglia Business Solutions
Sale of telecoms and infrastructure business to Southern Communications