Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

CMI launches film and TV investment fund

RELATED TOPICS​

Creative Media Investments (CMI) has launched an EIS production fund, branded as the Silver Lining Screen Fund, designed to help support mid-range budget film and TV productions.

Working with Portunus Investment Solutions, the fund aims to raise GBP10 million over the next year, and provides a high level of capital protection whilst offering attractive returns for investors.
 
Launched to provide a viable investment alternative for investors to market competitors in the media sector, the fund also taps into the growing demand of film and TV content worldwide.
 
The fund provides a significant degree of capital protection (75 per cent before tax relief; 105 per cent including tax relief) as well as attractive returns for investors. In 2016 alone, the film and TV industry generated GBP6 billion of revenue for the UK and this number continues to grow with a significant increase in demand for new content.
 
CMI’s team has 30 years of film production experience, with all films produced within budget.
 
Steve Hodges, director of Creative Media Investments, says: “Film and media is one of the most popular EIS sectors. We believe the Silver Lining Screen Fund is a refreshing addition to the scene, applying a commercial approach to funding profitable projects. The fund aims to cater for the growing demand for film and TV and combines our team’s unique background in corporate finance, entertainment law, and hands on production experience to provide attractive returns for investors.”
 
In order to receive tax relief from the fund in the current or previous tax year, investments need to be made by 31 March 2017, with a minimum investment of GBP10,000. For every GBP1 invested, 75p to 85p is typically supported by contractual revenues and film production tax credits, with cash on cash returns of 105 per cent to 135 per cent expected although not guaranteed.

Latest News

News came last night from the US that the SEC has approved CBOE’s proposal to list and trade VanEck’s spot..
Irish domiciled funds surpassed EUR4.3 trillion AuM (Assets under Management) at end-March 2024, a 15 per cent increase in net..
European white label ETF platform, HANetf, has announced its total assets under management (AUM) has now exceeded USD4.31 billion...
New research from European ETF provider Tabula Investment Management shows investors are expecting improvements in ESG from the gold mining..

Related Articles

Timothy Rotolo, Range Funds
In 2023, Timothy Rotolo launched his business, Range Fund Holdings, the parent company for Range Indices and Range ETFs, followed...
Dan Miller, IQ-EQ
With just over a week to go till T+1 settlement begins in North America, Canada and Mexico, time is of...
Emily Spurling, Nasdaq
Last October’s ETF Express US Awards 2023 found Nasdaq winning Best Index Provider – ESG ETFs and Best Index Provider...
Vinit Srivistava, MerQube
Index provider, MerQube, launched in 2019, with the aim of providing a “technology-driven answer to the most complex, rules-based investment...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by