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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.

Kew Media Group Inc. in connection with its C$31.8 million acquisition of Essential Quail Media Group


Areas Corporate and Commercial, Entertainment, Mergers and Acquisitions


Goodmans represented Kew Media in its acquisition of Essential Quail Media Group (“EQ Media”) for a purchase price of AUD$32.8 million comprised of AUD$20.0 million (C$19.4 million) in cash and AUD$12.8 million (C$12.4 million) in Class B shares of KEW valued at C$10.00 per share. 

Essential Media Group is the newly formed international content company from the merger of two leading independent production companies and joint venture partners – Essential Media and Entertainment and Quail Entertainment. Headed by CEO and Executive Producer Chris Hilton and CCO and Executive Producer Greg Quail, Essential Media Group combines strong credentials in both scripted and unscripted content. Essential Media Group has production offices in Los Angeles, Dallas Fort-Worth, and Sydney.