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DUNCAN PAYNE JOINS ADAMANTEAN BOARD TO DEVELOP NEW SPECIALIST FINANCE COMPANY Posted: 08/06/2017

Duncan Payne has been appointed to the board at finance brokerage Adamantean Ltd, joining fellow directors Gareth Wilding and Samantha Arlow. Adamantean was launched in January 2017 and has already successfully helped many businesses finance equipment in the Broadcast, AV and audio sectors. Duncans brief is to develop the companys Broadcast portfolio specifically, and he brings with him over 17 years experience in the industry.

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FIVE ARROWS MEDIA FINANCE FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE REBRANDED FOLLOWING ACQUISITION BY PARAGON BANK Posted: 28/01/2016

Five Arrows Media Finance, formerly known as Fineline Media Finance, has been rebranded to Paragon Bank today, following the business acquisition in November 2015 by Paragon Bank PLC part of the FTSE 250 Paragon Group of Companies.

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FIVE ARROWS LEASING GROUP TO BE BOUGHT BY PARAGON BANK PLC Posted: 08/10/2015

Five Arrows Leasing Group (FALG), which includes the media and technology financing division Five Arrows Media Finance, will be sold by Rothschild & Co to Paragon Bank PLC which is party of The Paragon Group of Companies PLC, a FTSE 250 listed organisation, for £117 million. The transaction is expected to complete by 3 November 2015.

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MAMA YOUTH PROJECT FUNDS NEW AVID EDIT SUITES WITH FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE Posted: 30/06/2014

Fineline Media Finance has provided funding to MAMA Youth Project (MYP) to purchase two Avid Media Composer Symphony edit suites, as the charity upgrades its equipment to HD.

Each year MYP recruits and trains 48 disadvantaged young people aged between 16-25 in a range of core production skills including research, camera work, lighting and sound operation, location-finding, editing, and production paperwork. As part of the training programme participants work together to produce six episodes of Whats Up, a magazine-style show that has recently moved from Pick TV (formerly Sky 3) to Sky 1, demonstrating its high production values.

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3TS Capital Partners Invests 7.2 million US$ into Visual Unity Posted: 13/06/2014

Leading OTT platform and multiscreen solution provider, Visual Unity announces an investment of 7.2 million US$ (5.2 million Euros) by 3TS Capital Partners, the growth capital technology fund. This investment will strengthen Visual Unitys delivery of end-to-end OTT solutions on a global scale.

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FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE HELPS CLOUDBASS EXPAND WITH RGF FUNDING Posted: 04/06/2014

Fineline Media Finance, has provided significant funding to enable UK broadcast solutions provider Cloudbass continue its current level of growth. As well as purchasing new camera chains and cabling for its outside broadcast arm, the deal also qualified for 20% Regional Growth Fund (RGF) funding thanks to the creation of four new full-time positions at the company.

Tags: media | finance | regional | growth | fund | growth | broadcast | hire | rental | ob | camera | asset | management | HD | solution | sony | lenses | wts | cvp | sport
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Financial taboos in broadcast slowing market progress Posted: 19/03/2014
The latest technology is being prevented from reaching the mass market because media professionals wont talk about asset finance, according to media asset finance company Azule Finance.
 
The claim comes as the result of a recent survey which shows that nearly two-thirds (64%) of broadcast professionals wouldnt take out asset finance on new equipment because they believe their colleagues always pay in cash. The survey also highlights that nearly half (46%) of broadcast professionals have never heard of asset finance at all.
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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR BUSINESS INCUBATION AT RAVENSBOURNE Posted: 17/01/2014
Ravensbournes DMIC (Digital Media Innovation Consultancy) project is now accepting applications from London-based media, technology and design businesses to join its 2014/15 Incubation programme.
Tags: Ravensbourne | SME | SMALL | BUSINESS | INCUBATION | FUNDING | FINANCE | SUPPORT | DIGITAL | TECHNOLOGY | COLLABORATE | NETWORK
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FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE COMPLETES FIRST SONY 0% FINANCE DEAL AT IBC 2013 Posted: 19/09/2013

Fineline Media Finance has facilitated the first deal under Sonys new 0% 2 year finance scheme during IBC 2013. Under the scheme, OB specialist Telegenic has invested in eight HDC-2500R camera channels to scale up its fleet of Sony system cameras.

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FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE ENABLES PANAVISION TO BOOST CAMERA STOCK WITH NEW ARRI ALEXAS Posted: 04/09/2013

Panavision recently enhanced its camera stock with a £1.5m investment in additional ARRI ALEXA cameras and upgrade packs, with finance from Fineline Media Finance. The leading motion picture equipment hire company selected the new XT models which include the built-in Codex recorder as standard. In addition the company upgraded its existing 4:3 ARRI ALEXA cameras with the new XR Upgrade pack, which allows users to record onto Codex media drives. Panavision completed the purchase with two sets of ARRI Master Prime lenses and some Preston Lens Control Systems.

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Azule helps Milk kit out new London facilities Posted: 24/07/2013

Milk, the boutique visual effects company that launched in June, has today announced that it has completed the initial technical roll-out at its new facility in Londons Fitzrovia. The company has invested in a range of specialist hardware and software solutions, including Autodesk® Maya® 3D animation software, Nuke X from the Foundry, Arnold render licenses, CandIT Warp hard disk storage and Fat Twin render nodes, thanks to a swift and competitive leasing solution from Azule Finance.

Tags: Azule | finance | Peter Savage | Milk | VFX | Fitzrovia | Autodesk | Nuke | Foundry | Arnold | CandIT | Fat Twin | Doctor Who | Ice Age Giants | Sherlock | Jonathan Strange | Escape Technology | Will Cohen | broadcast | leasing | asset
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Fineline Enables On Event Production Co. To Invest £200k In Panasonic and L-Acoustics Equipment Posted: 16/07/2013

Fineline Media Finance, the leading provider of specialist finance for the media industry, has provided approximately £200k to On Event Production Co. (ON), to upgrade its audio and projection equipment.

 

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TELEGENIC SELECTS EVS AND FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE AS IT EQUIPS NEW 4K TRUCK Posted: 30/05/2013
Telegenic has purchased multiple EVS XT3 live broadcast servers to equip its new 4K truck, with approximately £1.5m finance provided by Fineline Media Finance.
 
Telegenic purchased seven new XT3 servers and upgraded a further five for installation into the new truck, named T25. Telegenic is working with Sony to develop Ultra-HD live coverage, and the T25 truck is currently on its way to Brazil to cover three football matches in U-HD.
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Azule Finance predicts year of 4K as investment future looks bright Posted: 25/01/2013

Specialist media and broadcast finance company Azule Finance has today revealed its predictions for the broadcast market in 2013, with 4K firmly on the agenda. Technological developments and announcements from the likes of Sony and RED in 2012 combined with incoming tax breaks for high-end drama, VFX and animation makes investment in 4K kit an affordable and attractive proposition for production companies and rental houses.

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ALCHEMEA INVESTS IN THE FUTURE WITH FINELINE MEDIA FINANCE Posted: 02/10/2012

Alchemea, one of the worlds leading creative media training colleges, has made a major investment in a new Solid State Logic Duality SE music console, with finance provided by Fineline Media Finance. 
Alchemea specialises in full-time and short audio engineering, music production, live sound

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