Corporate Finance

Media & Entertainment Transactions

What We Do

The media and entertainment (M&E) sector is one of the most dynamic, exciting and rapidly changing industries in the world. Organizations in this sector rely heavily on the expertise of trusted advisors as they execute complex financial transactions.

FTI Consulting’s M&E Transactions Group is a market leading advisory practice providing transaction advisory services (both buy-side and sell-side), financial and strategic analysis, forecasting services, valuation services, financial opinions and litigation support services.  The group has established a reputation over decades as a deeply trusted advisor to the M&E industry with a uniquely comprehensive understanding of our clients’ businesses and the marketplace.  The group is involved in high value projects across all M&E verticals (e.g. film, television, music, video games, sports), across the content production, distribution and finance landscape.

How We Help Clients

  • Strategic Advisory and Transaction Support: We provide our clients with the analytic excellence, insight and defensibility. Our advisory and transaction support services are used across a variety of M&E transactions, including capital raising support and buy- or sell-side M&A effort.
  • Data Analysis: Our television, film and music industry clients often need help analyzing large, complex data sets to distill usable information for financial modeling, valuation and to develop analytical case studies on their assets or businesses.
  • Intellectual Property and Intangible Asset Valuation Opinions: M&E organizations may face intellectual property challenges, including collateral administration, M&A efforts, financial reporting, tax reporting, transfer pricing, litigation and distressed situations. Combining our technical and entertainment industry expertise, we develop valuation opinions for intangible assets, such as intellectual property.
  • Portfolio Valuation: Private equity firms, hedge funds and other investment managers are often required to value illiquid assets. They turn to our team for an independent valuation on M&E assets.

What You Will Do

An M&E transactions intern or consultant will play an active role in supporting the project team’s execution on a day-to-day basis.  You will work in small, collaborative teams to complete projects, providing insightful advice directly to senior media & entertainment executives and other transaction participants. Through this role you will gain a detailed understanding of the economic dynamics in the television, film & music industries, develop financial modeling acumen, learn to analyze historical and forecasted financial information to assess cash flow trends, and develop entertainment valuation analyses.  Additionally, you will support the M&E transactions team in business plan development, entertainment industry research, written analyses, presentations, quantitative exhibits, and other client deliverables.

What We Offer You

Our interns and consultant are in integral part of the team’s success, working closely with colleagues and clients throughout the project to deliver the highest level of advice to our clients.  The smaller makeup of our project teams affords you the opportunity to interact with all levels of client management.  You will gain valuable business experience in a fast-paced, demanding, and collegial environment and will gain exposure to a diverse group of clients and projects.

The Media & Entertainment Transactions team is located in Los Angeles, CA.

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