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Shed Media buyout talks continue

Shed Media is in advanced talks for a buyout with a private media consortium, reports the Sunday Times. The UK indie group that has Wall to Wall, Ricochet and Twenty Twenty under its umbrella is working with Bowmark Capital and Darwin Private Equity on a takeover. Shed management has already launched two unsuccessful takeover attempts this year. Shed Media had revenues of £82m in 2008 and a before tax profit of £12m.
December 14, 2009

Shed Media is in advanced talks for a buyout with a private media consortium, reports the Sunday Times. The UK indie group that has Wall to Wall, Ricochet and Twenty Twenty under its umbrella is working with Bowmark Capital and Darwin Private Equity on a takeover. Shed management has already launched two unsuccessful takeover attempts this year. Shed Media had revenues of £82m in 2008 and a before tax profit of £12m.

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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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