Shamrock Capital Announces Completion of Giant Creative Strategy Transaction
Shamrock Has Sold Its Majority Stake In The Company As Part Of Its Acquisition By Huntsworth plc
LOS ANGELES – July 17, 2018 – Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, today announced the completion of the Giant Creative Strategy LLC (“Giant”) acquisition by Huntsworth plc.
“This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the team at Giant,” said Will Wynperle, Partner at Shamrock. “It has been a pleasure working with the team over the past several years during this critical phase of growth, as the company has expanded its client base and added significant capabilities to its service offering.”
About Shamrock Capital
Shamrock is a Los Angeles-based investment firm with approximately $1.9 billion of assets under management, investing exclusively in the media, entertainment and communications sectors. Shamrock was originally founded in 1978 as the family investment company of the late Roy E. Disney and has since evolved into an institutional money manager with a leading group of investors including endowment and pension funds. Shamrock partners with strong management teams and takes an active, collaborative approach to creating value in each investment. Shamrock’s current investments include Appetize, Branded Cities, BTI Studios, FanDuel, Isolation Network, Maple Media, Mobilitie, Omega Wireless, Questex, RBmedia, Silvergate Media, Wazee Digital, and Wpromote. For more information, visit: shamrockcap.com.
About Giant Creative Agency
Headquartered in San Francisco, Giant Creative Strategy is one of the largest independent healthcare marketing agencies based on the west coast. Giant specializes in strategy, creative and technology-driven multichannel marketing communications for its clients, which represent a collection of leading, global biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies. For more information, visit: giantagency.com.