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Normal People indie Element Pictures sold to Fremantle

Helion is pleased to announce it has provided specialist transaction advice to Element Pictures on its sale to Fremantle

WeAre8 secures $15m Series B funding to scale sustainable ad platform

Helion is proud to have advised WeAre8 on their Series B funding and their investment from Channel 4, who led the round

BBC Studios to partner with Sarah Brocklehurst

Helion has agreed a partnership deal between BBC Studios and Brock Media, the new UK-based production company founded by award-winning producer Sarah Brocklehurst

TBI reports: "How to secure investment in your company, by those who’ve done it"

Scripted costs have surged over recent years, with streamers’ demands supercharging the market. Nick Edwards explores how indies can use financial support to leverage their shows – and their companies – into the big league reports Nick Edwards.
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House Productions sells to BBC Studios

Helion is pleased to announce it has advised Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell, the founders of House Productions, on their sale to BBC Studios

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

Our Planet producer Silverback Films joins forces with All3Media

Helion is thrilled to announce it has advised Silverback Films on a sale to All3Media in a market leading transaction

Leading talent company The Agency teams up with Avalon

Helion is pleased to announce the sale of a majority stake in The Agency to Avalon in a transaction that highlights the increasing importance of UK drama writing talent.

Sex Education producer Eleven Film sells majority stake to Sony Pictures

Helion is delighted to announce the sale of a majority stake in Eleven to Sony Pictures Television in a market leading transaction

True To Nature to produce Sky Nature original Shark with Steve Backshall

Gangs of Lemur Island will also feature on the newly launched Sky Nature channel.

Congratulations to Leon Wilson and Ed Sleeman on the success of Too Hot To Handle

The new Netflix reality show is the most popular show in the UK this week.

Sam Mendes film 1917 dominates at BAFTAs with seven awards

Including best film, best British film, best director and best cinematography.

Congratulations to Neal Street Productions on the success of 1917

1917 wins at Golden Globes, receives 9 BAFTA nominations and is Oscar front-runner with 10 nominations.

Helion Partners advises Two Cities Television

Patrick Melrose producer, Two Cities Television, has sold a minority stake to STV Productions.

Helion Partners advises Great Scott Media

Award-winning producers Leon Wilson and Ed Sleeman are backed by All3Media on launching their new production company.

Helion Partners proudly sponsors the Rose d'Or Awards

For the first time in its 58-year history, the Rose d’Or Awards was held in London.

Helion Partners advises LDC

Private equity firm LDC acquires Instinctif Partners from Virtuvian Partners

Helion Partners advises True to Nature

Sky Studios has announced it has acquired a 24.9% stake in True to Nature (TTN), the natural history production company.