September 20th, 2017 / Insight posted in MKS News

Kingston Smith Corporate Finance advises MJ Media on its sale to Once Upon A Time

Kingston Smith Corporate Finance (KSCFL) has advised youth, entertainment and technology specialist media buyer, MJ Media, on its sale to integrated agency Once Upon A Time. KSCFL was appointed to help find an acquirer for MJ Media and used its expert knowledge of the industry and extensive network to identify strategic acquirers.

MJ Media received significant interest from a number of agencies across the industry looking to acquire MJ Media’s media buying expertise and youth, technology and entertainment sector knowledge. Having identified strategic acquirers within the industry, KSCFL worked closely with MJ Media’s Founder, Martin Jones, and Managing Director, Matthew Fuller, and managed and negotiated the sales process to a successful completion.

Matt Fuller said: “Mandy Merron and Paul Winterflood of Kingston Smith have exceeded my expectations every step of the way, always simplifying the difficult things to make them understandable and taking all challenges in their stride. They have been a pleasure to partner with, the biggest testimony I could give is that I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who is looking for excellent and expert advice.”

Mandy Merron, Director of Kingston Smith Corporate Finance said: “It was a pleasure to work with Martin and Matt from start to finish on this deal. MJ Media and Once Upon A Time are a great fit and we expect to see the enlarged group continue to go from strength to strength over the next few years”.