September 4, 2017
Arranges Acquisition Financing for Growing Digital Film and Television Services Company
New York, NY (September 2017) – EFA Partners, a boutique financial advisory firm focused on arranging capital and providing investment banking and strategic consulting services for entertainment, media and technology companies, announced today that it served as the exclusive financial advisor and arranged acquisition capital for rapidly growing digital film and television services company, Pixelogic.
Pixelogic, founded and led by well-known industry executives John Suh and Robert Seidel who collectively have over 50 years of industry experience, is headquartered in Burbank, CA and has offices in Culver City, CA as well as international offices in London and Cairo. The company provides digital post-production services in the feature film and episodic television markets, targeting both new release and catalog product. The company recently acquired Sony DADC New Media Solutions Creative Services business and last year acquired Radius60.
“We selected EFA as our advisor due to their financial experience specific to the film and television services sector,” stated John Suh. “The past year has been tremendous for us as we significantly grew our business with EFA arranging financing that allowed us to execute on our growth plans very quickly.”
EFA’s principals collectively have over 75 years of experience in providing financial solutions for media and entertainment companies, including mergers and acquisitions, capital placement and advisory services. EFA’s approach for Pixelogic took the financing process from start to finish, including obtaining interest from select qualified lenders, negotiating terms, and assisting in all aspects of the transaction through to closing.
“We’re very excited to work with John and Rob. Their expertise and relationships in the industry have enabled them to assemble a significant growth platform in a very short time through key acquisitions and it has also been great to see them grow organically by building adjacent business lines from within its customer base,” stated Kenny Favre, Managing Partner and founding principal of EFA Partners. “We look forward to continuing our great working relationship as they execute on their future growth plans.”
About EFA Partners
EFA Partners is a boutique financial advisory firm that provides investment banking services focused on capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, and financial consulting services for entertainment, media and technology companies. Since its inception in 2009, EFA has been retained by over 125 clients, having arranged and advised on over $3.5 billion of financings in its targeted sectors, including advising and closing numerous acquisition transactions. EFA has a wealth of relationships from which to source capital including local and regional banks, national and international banks, specialty finance groups, equipment financiers, providers of mezzanine debt and private equity groups.
Pixelogic is a global provider of content localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry. Built on advanced next generation workflows and operations in Burbank CA, Culver City CA, London UK and Cairo Egypt, Pixelogic services the industry’s leading content owners including the major Hollywood studios, broadcasters, digital retailers and a range of others. Pixelogic services include subtitling and closed captioning, foreign language dubbing, access services, text and metadata translation, audio services, marketing and promotional material design and versioning, distribution and archive mastering, compression and authoring for physical media formats, transcoding and packaging for digital distribution products, and custom software and application development services. www.pixelogicmedia.com