Speaker Richard Gray
Speaker Richard Gray

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Richard Gray

Managing Director

ACF Investment Bank

Richard Gray is a Managing Director at ACF, a leading global Investment Bank, specialized in selling, buying, fundraising, securitization, and pre and post deal services for brands and businesses in intellectual property, content creation and international distribution. He is also a co-founder and co-owner of the business with over 20 years’ investment banking
experience and has been honored multiple times by Variety in its prestigious Dealmakers Impact Report which annually lists the industry’s top Hollywood dealmakers.

Richard has structured and led some of the most innovative content deals in the entertainment industry, including Shamrock Capital’s Investment in Boardwalk Pictures, Two One Five Entertainment’s investment from The North Road Company, sale of The Saul Zaentz Company’s iconic film library (including One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest) to Teatro della Pace Films, a Paul Zaentz owned movie production company, sale of Middle-earth Enterprises, holder of multiple rights to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit literary works to Embracer Group, and the sale of Critical Content to
SK Global.

Some of Richard’s other market leading deals include the sale of Mssng Peces to Tribeca Enterprises, The Immigrant to Fremantle Media, Litton Entertainment to Hearst, Renegade to eOne, Pilgrim Studios to Lionsgate, and Orion Entertainment to Red Arrow Entertainment Group. Richard is also a veteran speaker at scripted and unscripted markets across the UK, Europe, and USA. He has appeared on multiple panels at markets including Realscreen Summit, Realscreen West and
RX Global’s MIPCancun.

ACF has offices in the UK and USA, and has advised on over 100 transactions in the media and  entertainment sector with a combined transaction value of over $6 billion.

Speaking on: Town Hall: Content Ownership In A Global Landscape

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