WMG Acquire UK-Based Firm Reel Enterprises
By Community | February 24, 2011
Global Sports and Entertainment company Wasserman Media Group (WMG) announced yesterday, February 23, that it is acquiring UK-based media and sports rights firm, Reel Enterprises.
The agreement will see Reel co-Founders David Kogan and Sara Munds join WMG to develop a global media rights practice based in London. Both will take the title of Global Media Rights Principals, reporting to WMG Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman.
David Kogan stated: “The deal with Wasserman gives us a global platform to drive the value of their media assets.”
Wasserman added: “David and Sara have developed an unparalleled global rights business with the most respected and accomplished business in the sector.
“By integrating Reel into the Wasserman platform, we are making a significant step in our efforts to offer rights and media representation in the U.K.,” he added.
Reel Enterprises’ Katie Boes, who is based in New York, will also be joining WMG.