February 2, 2024
We’re delighted to have advised the management team of Northern Irish high-end scripted drama production company, Two Cities Television, on the sale of a majority stake to Scottish production group STV Studios.
Two Cities, which was founded in 2016, is led by Michael Jackson, the former controller of BBC One and BBC Two, CEO of Channel 4 and chairman of Universal Television, and Creative Director Stephen Wright, former Head of Drama for BBC Northern Ireland. Its recent projects include two series of critically acclaimed police drama Blue Lights for BBC One and the BAFTA award-winning show Patrick Melrose starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
You can find out more about the deal here.
Wiggin’s corporate practice is widely recognised as the leading UK legal advisor in the independent TV M&A and investment market. The team was led by Legal Director, Ben Headicar, who was primarily assisted by Samantha Cheong.