Our clients

O&O has worked for over 200 organisations since it was founded in 1995, with a specific focus on content owners, brand owners, investors and regulators in the UK and continental Europe. All our clients have used us on a number of assignments across an extended period.

> Content Owners and Brands
> Media Brands and Packagers
> Networks, Aggregators and Devices
> Investors
> Regulators and Lawyers

Content Owners and Brands
We provide content owners with an understanding of the full life value of their output and the impact of new technologies and business models on the underlying value of their intellectual property.

O&O has advised sports bodies, leading sports teams, TV production companies (and production subsidiaries of larger media organisations), TV distributors, film and animation companies, and music publishers on the value of their content, value maximising strategies, the structure of key commercial deals and the impact of technology and regulation.

O&O has taken a leading role in developing the market for premium sports rights in Europe and creating a financially sustainable independent TV production sector in the UK.

Clients past and present include: Fenway Sports, Spotify, CAA Sports, Shine Group, Entertainment One, UK Music, NBC Universal, the FA Premier League, UEFA, The FA, Manchester United, Liverpool FC, PACT, All3Media, PRS, FilmFour, BBC Worldwide, HIT Entertainment plc, Infront Sport and Media, Team Marketing, ITV Studios, Bundesliga, Sirius Media, Bauer Media, Endemol, FremantleMedia, BBC Vision, BBC News, BBC Audio and Music, James Grant Group, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), WWE and PPL.
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Media Brands and Packagers
We provide TV channel owners and print publishers with advice on market positioning of key services, the way to maximise combined advertiser and consumer value and how to develop winning competitive strategies. We have worked for a large number of significant TV channel and radio network owners – both commercial and publicly funded, and both advertising and consumer payment orientated.

Clients past and present include: Radiocentre, BBC, BBC New Media, UKTV, Virgin Media (content), MTV Networks, Guardian Media Group, Betfair, Johnston Press, Global Radio, Channel 5, RTL, Pro7Sat1, SBS Broadcasting, DMGT plc, Fish4, NBC Universal, Channel 4, ITV plc, Satellite and Cable Broadcasting Group (renamed COBA), EBU, ProfMedia, Discovery Communications, Seven Network (Australia), Antenna TV, Talpa Media, Nelonen, Sanoma Entertainment and TurfTV.
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Networks, Aggregators and Devices
Platform owners need content and content brands to drive their business and also need to understand how consumers might react to different content propositions. O&O has worked with a number of traditional and new platform owners in developing their media and entertainment services.

Clients include: Microsoft, Google, Virgin Media, 3UK, O2, Freesat, BT and BT Vision.
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Private equity investors, corporate acquisition teams and hedge fund managers all need insight into the value drivers and competitive dynamics of media and entertainment sectors – especially when so many are undergoing fundamental change.

Clients include: KKR, Goldman Sachs Private Equity, Hellman and Friedman, Permira, Marwyn International Management, Apax, Palamon Partners, Bridgepoint Capital, Terra Firma, ZBI Europe, Gresham Private Equity, Darwin Private Equity, Bowmark Capital, Advent International and Wellcome Trust.
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Regulators and Lawyers
Both regulators and legal teams need access to expert advice on the media and entertainment sectors from people who understand both theoretical arguments and the practical implications of these theories.

Clients include: TLT Solicitors, MDA (Singapore), SJ Berwin, Sheridans, BFI, Ofcom, Department of Media, Culture and Sport (UK Government), European Commission, BBC Trust, UK Film Council, Olswang, DLA Piper, Denton Wilde Sapte, Hammonds, Wiggin, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), and Slaughter and May.
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