Client Spotlight: Successful sale of upstart Media Servicing Ltd to US firm


Pinney Talfourd’s corporate team has advised the founding shareholders of fast-growing Media Servicing Limited on the sale of the company to US based Underground Vaults & Storage.Media Servicing Limited provides a range of specialist support services to some of the greatest names in film, television, music, and advertising. This ranges from industry tailored storage services, environmentally responsible media recycling, and event and branding services.

A rising star ​

In just six years Media Servicing has grown from small beginnings into a renowned expert in its field. Such was its growth that it attracted Kansas based Underground Vaults & Storage to make the acquisition, not only to assist with its own international expansion, but also to develop its client relationships and offerings.

Commenting on the deal, lead partner Edward Garston said “it was clear from the outset that the transaction would deliver benefits to both parties, and my team and I were delighted to assist in bringing this to a successful conclusion”.

Looking to the future ​

In a sign of the new owner’s commitment to ensuring continuity for its customers, Dean Monahan, founder and Managing Director of Media Servicing Limited, will stay on to oversee all UK-based operations. He continues to be assisted by many of those team members that were with him from the Company’s early years.

Dean Monahan added “We were really pleased with the excellent service delivered by Pinney Talfourd. Their corporateproperty, and employment teams worked seamlessly together, and each lawyer went above and beyond expectations to ensure our requirements were met.”

More information

More information on Media Servicing can be found by visiting here.

A close working relationship with your solicitor is crucial in the sale of any business. Pinney Talfourd have an outstanding corporate team and are recommended by Legal 500 UK for its scope of ‘key commercial specialisms whilst still having the personal touch of a smaller firm’

If you would like to find out more about how the team can help you, contact our Company Commercial Team to arrange a free legal review.This article was written by Edward Garston, Partner in the Company Commercial Team at Pinney Talfourd LLP Solicitors. The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. Specific legal advice should be taken on each individual matter. This article is based on the law as of October 2019.


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