Our Team

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Our team has decades of experience funding and producing entertainment content around the world. We have extensive knowledge of global investments in the media sector via tax incentives, production tax rebates and bank financing. We create value for our clients by identifying and managing strong investment opportunities through an extensive network of commercial partners.

Peter Gould

Big Worldwide Limited

Peter is a content and finance specialist with deep sector expertise in structuring finance for various forms of content production and distribution. After graduating in Economics, he studied Venture Capital Fund Management at the University of California, Berkeley. Peter began his career in publishing and acted as the launch publisher of Television Week Magazine (now Broadcast Magazine) in the UK.

In 1996 he founded London based Big Worldwide Ltd., which has grown into a thriving group of media, hospitality and technology businesses. In recent years, Peter has been involved as chairman of several international companies in the media and finance sectors. He is also an active investor and incubator in media start-ups and film and television projects.

Big Worldwide Limited

Peter is a content and finance specialist with deep sector expertise in structuring finance for various forms of content production and distribution. After graduating in Economics, he studied Venture Capital Fund Management at the University of California, Berkeley. Peter began his career in publishing and acted as the launch publisher of Television Week Magazine (now Broadcast Magazine) in the UK.

In 1996 he founded London based Big Worldwide Ltd., which has grown into a thriving group of media, hospitality and technology businesses. In recent years, Peter has been involved as chairman of several international companies in the media and finance sectors. He is also an active investor and incubator in media start-ups and film and television projects.

Deepak Sikka

OMEIRA – The Works Film Group

Deepak is an experienced entertainment financier. He was previously Financial Controller and then Finance Director for TV & Production at FTSE 250 media group HIT Entertainment PLC where he worked on a number of productions and acquisitions including Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, Barney & Friends and Guinness World Records before the business was sold to APAX Partners for £489m. He subsequently became CFO and General Manager at Molinare where he structured an innovative mechanism for investing postproduction finance into film and television projects in return for equity ‐ this mechanism financed over 30 films; notable successes include Moon and The King's Speech of which Deepak is a Co-Executive Producer.

OMEIRA – The Works Film Group

>Deepak is an experienced entertainment financier. He was previously Financial Controller and then Finance Director for TV & Production at FTSE 250 media group HIT Entertainment PLC where he worked on a number of productions and acquisitions including Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, Barney & Friends and Guinness World Records before the business was sold to APAX Partners for £489m. He subsequently became CFO and General Manager at Molinare where he structured an innovative mechanism for investing postproduction finance into film and television projects in return for equity ‐ this mechanism financed over 30 films; notable successes include Moon and The King's Speech of which Deepak is a Co-Executive Producer.

Steve Butterworth

Creative Media Finance

Steve has over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting for the TV and media sectors. Steve spent 16 years at Turner Broadcasting, where he built vital finance and accounting functions during the company’s early phases of European expansion. He rose to VP of finance and spent eight years overseeing the growth of the company, ultimately supporting more than 40 television channels across the EMEA region with revenues in excess of $400 million.

His varied career has also seen him spend eight years in controller roles, responsible for all entity structures and compliance across 12 European locations. Steve is an experienced strategist with significant expertise in financial planning and funding. His frontline expertise in TV content distribution, advertising and consumer products licensing is an invaluable asset.

Creative Media Finance

Steve has over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting for the TV and media sectors. Steve spent 16 years at Turner Broadcasting, where he built vital finance and accounting functions during the company’s early phases of European expansion. He rose to VP of finance and spent eight years overseeing the growth of the company, ultimately supporting more than 40 television channels across the EMEA region with revenues in excess of $400 million.

His varied career has also seen him spend eight years in controller roles, responsible for all entity structures and compliance across 12 European locations. Steve is an experienced strategist with significant expertise in financial planning and funding. His frontline expertise in TV content distribution, advertising and consumer products licensing is an invaluable asset.

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