Alistair is the leader of the UK Media and Entertainment deals practice, working for both corporate and private equity clients. He has extensive experience of leading buy side and sell-side processes, both public and private
Within the TV production sector Alistair has worked extensively including twice leading the VDD for All3Media, undertaking acquisitions for All3Media in the UK (Maverick, Objective, Optomen and Illumina Digital), Germany (MME) and the USA (Zoo Productions). In addition he led Zodiak’s acquisition of RDF Media, Fremantle’s acquisition of Original Productions and Radial Media, a number of UK and international acquisitions for ITV Studios in Scandinavia and the US and Endemol (Tiger Aspect).
Alistair has also recently completed work on 3 more UK production deals awaiting announcement.
Broadcasting experience includes leading projects in relation to SBS (when acquired by KKR/Permira and later by ProSieben), Channel TV, Five, Travel Channel, SBS Nordics (current process), Virgin Media TV and UKTV.