Legendary Entertainment, a leading media company with film, television and comics divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic, has acquired SAM client Nerdist Industries. Nerdist Industries is a multi-platform creator of genre and pop culture content. It has a popular website at Nerdist.com; a premium YouTube channel; a top comedy/popular culture podcast network on iTunes that is also produced as a TV show on BBC America; daily e-newsletters; a following of over 1.6 million Twitter fans; a book from The Penguin Group; and a plethora of live events. SA&M attorneys Greg Akselrud and Sean Greaney represented Nerdist for this transaction. To view the full article regarding the acquisition, click here.
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