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IMG exploring potential sale for Darlow Smithson and Tiger Aspect

IMG Media has released a statement saying it has hired advisory firm The Raine Group to 'explore strategic alternatives for Tiger Aspect and Darlow Smithson.' The statement goes on to say that the companies are 'assessing various alternatives, including a potential sale.' When asked for further details about potential buyers or more particulars about whether the companies would be offered for sale as a package, individually or both, an IMG spokesperson said 'we do not comment on speculation about acquisitions, divestitures, buyers or valuations.'
October 13, 2009

IMG Media has released a statement saying it has hired advisory firm The Raine Group to ‘explore strategic alternatives for Tiger Aspect and Darlow Smithson.’ The statement goes on to say that the companies are ‘assessing various alternatives, including a potential sale.’ When asked for further details about potential buyers or more particulars about whether the companies would be offered for sale as a package, individually or both, an IMG spokesperson said ‘we do not comment on speculation about acquisitions, divestitures, buyers or valuations.’

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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