Ghost has been acquired by Picture Shop
Ghost – a leading Danish visual effects company with more than 20 years of global experience within state-of-the-art visual effects – has been sold to Picture Shop, an American post-production company.
Despite being located in Denmark, Ghost generates more than 90% of their business in Hollywood with leading film and TV-show production companies in as well as streaming networks. Picture Shop is focusing on becoming a leading player in post-production, and Ghost is an important addition towards strengthening that position within visual effects. For Ghost the new ownership is a unique opportunity to accelerate growth and deliver on an even greater scale to their customers. Oaklins was engaged by the owners of Ghost as strategic and financial advisor.
Oaklins truly delivered and worked hard, also when challenges occurred and it felt like an uphill battle. It has been like having Terminators (the good Arnold from the sequel) at our side.AKSEL STUDSGARTH, CO-FOUNDER OF GHOST A/S
Ghost is a Danish visual effects company with more than 20 years of global experience within the field of state-of-the-art visual effects. The company has approximately 75 employees who deliver VFX services, mainly to Hollywood-based film and television production companies. It is one of the leading Nordic companies in the sector, with a remarkable track-record in Hollywood. Since 1999, Ghost has contributed to more than 60 films and television series, such as The Nun, Star Trek Discovery, Black Panther, The Last Jedi, Rogue One, The Walking Dead, Hercules, Harry Potter, Quantum of Solace, Traitor and Die Another Day.
The company's renowned reputation has been build through a long and consistent focus on quality over price. The management in the company, including two of the founders, continues after the transaction.
Read more about Ghost on the website: www.ghost.dk
About Picture Shop
Picture Shop is a post-production VFX company, and part of a group that includes Picture Head, Formosa Group, Finalé and The Farm. The group has offices in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Vancouver and the UK, and is owned by management together with the private equity firms Trive Capital and Five Crowns Capital.
Read more about Picture Shop on the website: www.pictureshop.com
Oaklins was strategic and financial advisor
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