SM&B advises production company Duck Soup Films on its investment from FremantleMedia

SM&B’s Corporate & Commercial department advised film and television production company Duck Soup Films on its investment from global content production company FremantleMedia.

Leeds-based Duck Soup Films is a collaboration between producers Libby Durdy, Bekki Wray-Rogers and Jessica Holyland who, before setting up Duck Soup, were responsible for producing and line-producing some of the UK’s best TV dramas including the multi-BAFTA Award winning This Is England and the International Emmy Award winning Utopia.

The SM&B team was led by Peter Weiss and included partners Neal Hodges and Tamara Ludlow and associates Blaise Gaymer and David Martin. Olswang LLP acted for FremantleMedia.

Further details of the deal can be found here.