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Gleam Futures

Investment from

Dentsu Aegis Network

June 2017

 

About the Client

Gleam Futures, the global leader in digital-first talent management based in London, has secured investment from Dentsu Aegis Network, the global media group specialised in media, digital services and creative communications.
 

About the deal

GP Bullhound acted as the exclusive financial advisor to GLEAM FUTURES on an investment from DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK. The strategic partnership will see the two companies work together to enhance Gleam Futures’ global offering and create key growth opportunities through Dentsu Aegis Network’s entertainment content division, The Story Lab.
 

Quotes

Dominic Smales CEO and Founder, Gleam Futures said: ”I am hugely excited to begin the next chapter in our evolution with Dentsu Aegis Network. We will continue to develop the careers of our entire roster by helping them build their intellectual property and providing access to global opportunities and increased international resource. GP Bullhound were a great advisory partner for us, showing strong commitment and deep expertise in the digital media space throughout the process.”
 
Chris Graves, Director at GP Bullhound commented: “GP Bullhound is delighted to have advised Gleam Futures on this strategic investment from DAN. Gleam is a market leader in the digital-first talent space and Dom is a real pioneer in this rapidly developing segment of digital media. With support from DAN’s global network we believe Gleam is perfectly positioned to become the key global brand in digital talent management.”