Sword Rowe served as the sell-side adviser to Content Media Corp. (CMC), a diversified TV production and distribution company, in a $104mm transaction wherein CMC was the majority acquisition along with five others by Kew Media Corporation, a Toronto-based entertainment content group recently listed on the Toronto exchange (KEW-A.TO) which aggregates worldwide TV production and distribution companies.
Sword Rowe represented PledgeMusic in securing a strategic investment and commercial partnership with Trans World Entertainment (October 2016)
Sword Rowe provided financial advisory services to PledgeMusic's acquisition of Nashville based NoiseTrade. NoiseTrade enables artists and publishers to target passionate fans through the free exchange of content and data.
Sword Rowe provided buy-side advisory services and assisted in raising capital for Rosemark Capital’s inaugural investment in Jiff, a leading health technology company.
Sword Rowe was hired in September 2013 to help Virgo augment its fundraising efforts for Virgo III. The firm acted as a placement agent, alonside Credit Suisse and Triago, in securing placements from six institutional investors for the fund. Virgo Investment Group is a private equity firm focused on structured equity and specialty credit.
Sword, Rowe & Company advised on the launch and capitalization of Atlas Music Publishing. The firm was responsible for securing a substantial capital commitment from Virgo Investment Group and a select group of strategic investors.
Sword Rowe advised PledgeMusic on their acquisition of Set.fm, an Austin based music company that enables artists to capture and sell high quality audio recordings of live performances, as soon as the concert has ended.
Sword Rowe produced a fairness opinion for Fullscreen's Board of Directors in relation to the acquisition of Fullscreen by Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and the Chernin Group.
Sword Rowe acted as placement agent for AS Roma SPV in their capital raise for the A.S. Roma football club. A.S. Roma is one of the most recognized football clubs in the world with a passionate, and global, fan base and a rich tradition of success.