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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

9 Story Media Group Acquires Brown Bag Films


Areas Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Finance and Securities, Entertainment, Tax


Goodmans represented 9 Story Media Group ("9 Story") in the acquisition of the animation studio Brown Bag Films.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The transformative transaction extends 9 Story's footprint into Europe, broadens their content offering to distribution partners and audiences worldwide, combines best in class CGI and 2D, and optimally positions the company for growth.  

9 Story is a leading content creator, marketer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property such as Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts, Numb Chucks, Arthur and Peg + Cat.  9 Story has one of North America's largest animation studios and employs over 250 creative and production staff and is owned by senior management, Zelnick Media Capital and media entrpreneur Neil Court.