The Entertainment IP Fund (“EIP”) was formed to acquire or finance existing entertainment intellectual property rights across a diverse group of assets that have been through their initial window of release, which may include: filmed entertainment, television programming, music publishing rights, recorded music masters, video games and other forms of entertainment content. We target equity and equity related investments and secondary debt related to the global entertainment marketplace.
- Participatory rights
- Underlying copyright
- Collateralized debt positions
The EIP fund targets investment opportunities that possess the following key characteristics (i) long-term revenue streams that are generated across multiple distribution platforms globally, (ii) predictable post-release performance characteristics and (iii) low correlation and resilience to general economic trends. In general, Shamrock’s investment criteria for EIP can be summarized as follows:
- Industry Focus: Entertainment Intellectual Property Rights – Film, television, music, games, books, stage plays and other forms of content
- Investment Size: $5 to $50 million
- Investment Type: Control or minority