Helion is a leading M&A adviser to the media sector

We have unrivalled expertise and experience in advising owners in the TV production, kids IP, advertising, marketing and creative services industries on maximising the value of their businesses on a sale or in a fundraising.

Our expert advice is bespoke, independent and delivered personally.

Latest news

Helion is proud to support the Pact 30th Anniversary Celebration

Helion is proud to support the Pact 30th Anniversary Celebration

Prince William announces the winners of the first Earthshot Prize

Congratulations to Studio Silverback for supporting such a great initiative.

Sex Education goes from strength to strength

Helion would like to congratulate Eleven on the success of Sex Education Season 3, and the commission of Season 4 from Netflix.

RTS reports: "WarnerMedia and Discovery deal shows merger mania sweeping TV"

From Discovery merging with WarnerMedia to All3Media acquiring more producers, media companies are scaling up, reports Kate Bulkley

Red Planet Pictures sells a majority stake to drama-focused European TV production group, Asacha Media

Helion is pleased to announce it has advised the founders of Red Planet Pictures on its sale to new drama-focused European group, Asacha Media

Silverback Films launches Studio Silverback to drive global environmental change

Helion is pleased to announce it has advised the founders on setting up Studio Silverback, a new production company focused solely on films that tackle the world’s pressing environmental challenges

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Client testimonials

Every one of our clients is contemplating a transformational event in their lives and in the history of their business. Each is unique and we treat every client accordingly. We share our clients’ ambition and bringing our collective personal experience of delivering landmark transactions to the TV Production, Kids IP, advertising, marketing and creative services industries is where we stand out.

Eleven Film

“We are absolutely delighted to be teaming up with Sony, particularly at this pivotal stage in Eleven’s growth. Tom at Helion was central to the sale process and at every step marshalled and invigorated it with exceptional insight and skill. Completing a deal of this scale in the midst of a global crisis is no mean feat, and Tom deserves huge credit for executing collaboratively, proposing robust solutions whenever challenges arose, and ultimately leaving all parties feeling incredibly positive about the outcome.”

Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson
Founders, Eleven Film

Silverback Films

“All of us at Silverback Films are absolutely delighted to be joining forces with All3Media. Tom Manwaring and his team have done a wonderful job in helping us find just the right partner for our business. They really took the time to understand the specialist nature of our company. Their attention to detail and their wise advice throughout the process has been invaluable. We never would have achieved such an exciting outcome without their help”

Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey
Co-Founders, Silverback Films

Red Planet Pictures

“Tom and Alex’s advice and help have been immeasurable in helping us find a great partner and in negotiating the deal. Their strategic approach and well thought through modelling have been hugely supportive to us in taking this next step for Red Planet Pictures. In Asacha we have found a partner with whom we can further our ambitions in producing high quality, popular drama that resonates on a global stage.”

Tony Jordan, Founder & Executive Chairman
Alex Jones & Belinda Campbell, Joint Managing Directors
Red Planet Pictures