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  • mar. 2007

021 Television,one of the UK’s largest outside broadcasting
facility companies, has been sold to Gravity Media Group, following
a competitive sale process handled by Livingstone.

The business, which will continue to operate as 021 Television, is
one of the UK’s leading outside broadcast facility companies
providing a fleet of modern vehicles to a portfolio of blue chip
clients including domestic and overseas broadcasters such as ITV,
the BBC and BSkyB. The company’s regular productions include
soccer, rugby, darts, equestrian events, music and entertainment
shows, current affairs, awards ceremonies and business and
corporate television.

Rob Hollier, Managing Director 021 said “The Gravity
Media Group know the broadcast market, both domestically and
internationally, very well and their interest and resources
provides an exciting future for 021 with a solid foundation for

Jeremy Sharp, Head of Business Development at ITV commented
“Following a highly competitive sale process, we have
chosen to sell 021 to Gravity Media Group which represents a good
outcome for the 021 Business and staff. This is an important
relationship for ITV and we look forward to working with the
enlarged GMG in the future. The Livingstone team were extremely
professional in the handling of the project and in enabling us to
close this deal with Gravity”.

Simon Cope-Thompson, partner at Livingstone, who led the
Livingstone team said: “We are delighted to have
worked with the team at ITV on this important transaction. There
was a lot of appetite for 021, given its key position within the UK
market. I believe Gravity Media Group will be an excellent home for
the business”.

Simon Cope-Thompson, Partner
Tel: 020 7484 4706

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