- Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Thomas C. Grane, co-founder, will remain with the company in his role as CEO and retain a significant ownership interest in the company. Grane will continue to oversee the day-to-day operations and drive the company’s strategic growth. Grane added, “This is an amazing new chapter for the company and I’m incredibly excited about my new partners and our shared vision for the future. Though I will miss having Brian as my partner, I am excited to say that Mob Scene’s leadership otherwise remains intact with Jeff Lamont as President of Creative Advertising and Jason Groff as Executive Vice President.”
The transaction was sponsored by Five Crowns Capital and StoneCreek Capital, in partnership with Grane, management and a group of leading private equity investment firms, including Banyan Mezzanine Funds, Diamond State Ventures and Jefferson Capital Partners. “We are very excited about partnering with Tom Grane who will be working closely with our operating partner David Hope, a veteran entertainment industry executive, to leverage off of the company’s unique strengths and to pursue strategic growth opportunities”, said Jeff Schaffer, Five Crown’s Managing Partner.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Mob Scene
Mob Scene is an award winning and Emmy® nominated entertainment advertising, behind the scenes and original content company located in Beverly Hills and known for its work on Avatar, True Blood, Man Of Steel, Argo and the X-Men franchise, and for its original series; including FX’s Anarchy Afterwards and FX Movie Download.