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Charles Russell Advise on Storm Model Agency Deal
Storm Model Agency owners Sarah Doukas and Simon Chambers
Edward Hoare, Tarlochan Lall, Hamish Perry, Sarah Henderson and Duleep Sahni.
City firm Charles Russell has advised Storm model agency owners Sarah Doukas and Simon Chambers on the sale of an initial 51% shareholding in the model agency Storm to CKK, the NASDAQ-listed global entertainment company behind Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment, and the joint venture agreement regarding the shared ownership.
Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment is one of the most successful entertainment organisations in the world, having created and produced hit television properties including "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," and with its relationships and partnerships with some of the biggest names in sports, music and fashion, including David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Claudia Schiffer, and world tennis No.3, Andy Murray.
Storm is a leading model agency which represents an international roster of clients that includes Kate Moss, Lily Cole and Carla Bruni.
The Charles Russell team was led by corporate partner Edward Hoare and was supported by tax partner Tarlochan Lall, corporate associate Hamish Perry, and solicitors Sarah Henderson and Duleep Sahni. CKX UK Holdings Ltd was advised by Field Fisher Waterhouse.
Corporate partner Edward Hoare said, “Having advised Storm in the past it is great to see the company become involved with one of the world’s biggest artist management firms. This instruction continues to demonstrate the breadth of our corporate practice.”