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OC&C advises Arbo on an acquisition of components distributor for commercial refrigerators
We are pleased to congratulate Arbo on their majority stake investment in Verco Milano Srl, a company active in component distribution for the commercial refrigeration sector.
Friend or foe? Implications of Netflix and Disney+ ads for broadcasters
In our last article, following a slew of announcements, we looked at the advertising market entry plans of Netflix and Disney+, particularly from the perspective of the advertising industry, considering how their ad product might be received. This article considers the likely effect on broadcaster incumbents in the UK in the medium term and proposes strategies to minimise future revenue risks.
Sizing up MediaTech
Underpinned by the explosion of digital media consumption and rapidly evolving media landscape, alongside widespread digitisation of workflows needing solutions, MediaTech presents an opportunity to gain exposure to these growth tailwinds while benefiting from enterprise software economics, potential defensibility and revenue predictability.
OC&C advises QIC Global Private Capital on their recent investment
We are pleased to congratulate Crystal Russell, Nick Capell and the QIC Global Private Capital team on their investment via the Qld Business Investment Fund into ModnPods, a Gold Coast based modular home builder. ModnPods holds a distinctive position in the fast-growing modular construction industry, differentiating through design, sustainability and utilising high levels of Australian manufacturing content.
OC&C advises Ethica Global Investments on recent acquisition in luxury packaging sector
We are pleased to congratulate Ethica Global Investments on acquiring the majority stake in V.M.C. Mottini and Verbar, both firms process packaging for perfumery, cosmetics and wines and spirits businesses.
The new year is coming – what will you do to your prices?
Inflation is running rampant, putting stress on consumers and businesses alike. That’s nothing new. No doubt most of your own suppliers have started raising their prices, leaving you with the nagging and pressing question of what to do with your own. The typical response has been more aggressive blanket increases with little consideration for the specific circumstances of different customers. While this approach is undeniably low effort and time efficient, it is also undeniably sub-optimal - and is sometimes disastrous.
OC&C advises QIC Global Private Capital on their investment into Travello
We are pleased to congratulate QIC Global Private Capital team and Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund on their investment into Travello. Travello is a distinctive travel platform that allows travellers to book unique, in-destination tours and experiences, and additionally provides a social network for travellers.
Cost of living driving new consumer pricing and trust imperatives as 43% plan reduced spending
In this, our 12th annual Retail Proposition Index, published at a time when consumers are grappling with cost-of-living pressures and confidence is at a 50-year low, we reveal how consumer attitudes and behaviours are shifting.
Digital Bonfire … Digital Phoenix?
Tech stocks value goes up in smoke – what’s next. It’s familiar territory by now, but it’s truly remarkable to reflect upon the public markets’ decline in tech valuations over the past year (measured by the losses investors have incurred).
After the break... Coming soon from Netflix and Disney+
Even a year ago, Reed Hastings was adamant that introducing ads were not in Netflix’s plan; fast forward to today and we are on the cusp of the worldwide launch of Netflix’s ad-supported plan, “Basic with Ads”, with Disney+ soon to follow. In this article, we examine their market entry plans, particularly for Netflix, as unlike Disney, advertising is a new business line for them.
Best pro-bono work for a charitable, social or ethical cause.
Last week we were extremely pleased to learn we’ve been recognised for this work at The Corporate Engagement Awards 2022. Here we won a silver award under the category of best pro-bono work for a charitable, social or ethical cause.