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21 Sep 2022

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YMU expands into gaming and sports marketing as digital sports MGMT joins the group

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

1 Aug 2022

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Marex to acquire ED&F Man Capital Markets

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

25 Jul 2022

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Trilantic Europe invests in Passione Unghie to accelerate the company’s growth strategy

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

10 May 2022

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Kantar announces agreement for sale of Kantar Public business to Trilantic Europe

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

26 Apr 2022

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Trilantic Europe-backed Alete Bikes acquires Cicli Esperia

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

20 Apr 2022

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Commodity broker Marex reported record 2021 results in volatile markets

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

7 Feb 2022

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Trilantic Europe’s International Cable wins Euskaltel litigation

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

3 Feb 2022

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Talgo is finalising the development of its hydrogen train Talgo Vittal-One

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

1 Dec 2021

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Trilantic Europe invests in Grupo Gransolar

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

22 Nov 2021

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Trilantic Europe invests in Denver Bikes

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

26 Jul 2021

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Trilantic Europe invests in Smile Eyes Group

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

19 Jul 2021

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Repsol and Talgo to jointly develop a renewable hydrogen-powered train

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

23 Jun 2020

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Trilantic Europe supports add-on acquisitions to bolster its healthcare portfolio in Italy and Germany

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

9 Apr 2020

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Trilantic Europe portfolio companies are actively providing resources and know-how as well as making in-kind philanthropic contributions to support health authorities in their fight against COVID-19

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

23 Oct 2019

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Trilantic Europe fully exits its successful investment in Gamenet

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

4 Sep 2019

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Trilantic Europe supports two bolt-on acquisitions for Oberberg

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

30 Jul 2019

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Trilantic Europe partially monetises its investment in Gamenet

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

21 Nov 2018

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Talgo awarded 2018 Internationalization Award

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

28 Sep 2018

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YM&U joins forces with Trilantic Europe following rebrand

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

24 Jul 2018

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Gamenet Group signed the agreement for the acquisition of 100% of GoldBet

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

15 Dec 2017

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Trilantic Europe invests in the Oberberg Group

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

6 Dec 2017

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Gamenet Group completed the listing on Borsa Italiana

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

4 Dec 2017

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Elisabetta Franchi purchases 25% of Betty Blue S.p.A. from Trilantic Europe

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

2 Nov 2017

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Talgo shortlisted for HS2 rolling stock procurement

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

1 Jun 2017

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Trilantic Europe invests in leading bioethanol business in Spain and France

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

7 Apr 2017

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Trilantic Europe becomes a shareholder in Pacha Group

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

28 Nov 2016

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Talgo wins the most important high-speed tender in Europe with its new Avril, the most advanced high-speed train

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

24 Feb 2016

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Trilantic Europe Invests In Maugeri, Leading Italian Non-Acute Private Hospital Operator

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

13 Oct 2015

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Trilantic Europe completes acquisition of 90% stake in leading Italian pharmaceuticals producer Doppel Farmaceutici

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

1 Jul 2015

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IPO of Trilantic Europe IV’s portfolio companies, Talgo and Euskaltel

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

26 Mar 2015

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Prettl and Trilantic Europe announce a partnership agreement

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

14 Jan 2015

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Trilantic Capital Partners has realised its investment in Clarion Events

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

17 Oct 2013

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Trilantic acquires stake in Elisabetta Franchi

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

16 Sep 2013

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Gamenet successfully issues €200mn in its debut bond offering

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

26 Jun 2013

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Spain's Talgo Awarded €482 million Contract In Kazakhstan

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

20 Nov 2012

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Trilantic Europe exits Istanbul Doors Group, owner of the leading restaurants in Istanbul and Tom Aiken’s restaurants in London

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

14 May 2012

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Marex Spectron to acquire Schneider Trading Associates Pro-Trader Division

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

12 Dec 2011

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Talgo manufacturing facility opens in Kazakhstan

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

26 Oct 2011

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Talgo awarded the High-Speed Mecca-Medina mega-contract

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

12 Apr 2011

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Michel Léonard joins Trilantic Capital Partners as operating partner

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

24 Mar 2011

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The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Acquires the Restaurant Business of Michelin-Starred Chef Tom Aikens

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

22 Mar 2011

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Marex Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Spectron Group

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

14 Feb 2011

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Appointment of John Danilovich to Trilantic European Advisory Council

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

17 Jan 2011

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Refresco Group Announces its Intention to Acquire Spumador

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

14 Jan 2011

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Trilantic Capital Partners commits up to €50 million in LeYa

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

7 Jan 2011

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Trilantic Capital Partners to Invest €53 million in Gamenet

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

11 Nov 2010

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Talgo is awarded the contract to renew and expand the intercity passenger train coaches of the national railway company of Kazakhstan

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

28 Jul 2010

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Thai Union Frozen Products Board of Directors Approves Acquisition of MW Brands from Trilantic Capital Partners

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

10 Feb 2010

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Trilantic Capital Partners has Successfully Realized its Ownership Stake in Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A.

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

24 Sep 2009

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Talgo: Spanish Minister of Transportation to Support Talgo in its Internationalization

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

17 Jul 2009

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Talgo: Governor Doyle Announces Agreement with Talgo to Bring New Trains, Assembly and Maintenance Facilities to Wisconsin

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

9 Apr 2009

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Istanbul Doors: Group Launches New Italian Restaurant Concepts

YM&U (formally James Grant Group), the leading integrated management company for clients in sports, music and entertainment, announced today that it has partnered with Trilantic Europe in a multi-million-euro investment deal. Alongside this partnership announcement, the Group has officially renamed its holding company YM&U Group, also from immediate effect, unifying the business under a new holding company name.

The Group has twelve trading entities namely, Deckstar, Furniss Lawton, Hall or Nothing, Impact Sports Management, James Grant, James Grant Management Inc., James Grant Music, James Grant Sport, Machine Management, OJK, Rabbit and Troika. All divisions will be re-branded YM&U as from 1 January 2019 with the exception of Troika, which will retain its trading name for the foreseeable future.

YM&U’s new partnership with Trilantic Europe represents an important milestone in the Group’s evolution. Trilantic Europe will support the Group with both capital and value added support to continue to implement its plan to become a leader in its field on both sides of the Atlantic.

The investment from Trilantic Europe will see them become the Group’s largest shareholder, with the balance of the equity being held by the management and employees of the business. YM&U’s executive team will remain in place and continue to run the Group. The key objective remains to improve the range and depth of services provided to their clients.

YM&U is a UK and US based company that provides professional career advice to clients in the comedy, broadcast, social, music, film and stage, and sports sectors. It has expanded rapidly in recent years through both organic and acquisition growth. Recent additions to the Group include the football sports agency Impact SM, their clients include Harry Winks, Sean Dyche, Chris Hughton and Alex McCarthy; and music management company Machine Management, who represent Clean Bandit, Years & Years and Mika.

In 2017, the Group merged with LA based music management firm Deckstar, whose clients include Steve Aoki, Blink-182, Cheat Codes, Rancid and Bush; as well as 10 Management, who represent Take That. It also added leading rugby agency Top Marque Sports, whose clients include Dan Cole, Simon Zebo, Liam Williams, Jonathan Joseph, Charlie Faumuina and Tommy Seymour to its stable; together with comedy, film and stage and entertainment management company Troika, whose clients include Keeley Hawes, Ellie Taylor, Rachel Parris, Richard Madden, Michael Fassbender, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas, Karen Gillan and Jamie Dornan.

YM&U chief executive Neil Rodford, who also led JGG, commented,

“We look forward to working with our new partners on enhancing our services as we seek to grow materially in the coming months and years. We are excited about the future of the Group and creating an environment where exceptional people want to express themselves whether they be clients or colleagues.”

Trilantic Europe focuses on mid-market transactions, tailoring solutions for businesses using its expertise and operating knowledge to accelerate growth and enhance value creation. The firm has a long track record of partnering with families, founders, corporates and management teams, investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, extensive resources, know-how and country/industry expertise is leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development.

Joe Cohen, Trilantic Europe Partner, commented: “We have been impressed by the breadth and depth of YM&U’s business and its first-class provision of management and professional services in the world of sport, entertainment, film and music. Few companies have the range of services and the professional expertise that YM&U can offer. We look forward to working with management to expand the company’s services and to further grow YM&U both organically and by identifying acquisitions that share a common cultural fit and sector focus.”

For press enquiries relating to YM&U Group please contact
Sophie Roche
sophier@jgg.co.uk

For press enquiries relating to Trilantic Europe please contact
Michael Russell
Michael.Russell@citigatedewerogerson.com

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Trilantic Europe Srl
Via Turati 3
Milano 20121, Italy

Spain

Trilantic Europe SL
Claudio Coello 33
Madrid 28001, Spain

Germany

Trilantic Europe GmbH
Kleine Johannisstraße 10
Hamburg 20457, Germany