The Hindsight Media EIS Fund (the ‘Fund’) offers investors the opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of film, television and video games production companies, while benefitting from the attractive tax reliefs of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and UK Film, TV and Video Games tax reliefs.

Investment Track Record: Over the past five years the Hindsight team have realised £48.6m from a total investment of £40.6m, with an average annual return of over 40% net of fees. Of these 8 were EIS qualifying media projects.

Experienced Management Team: The principals of Hindsight have over 10 years of media finance experience and have collectively raised over $500 million for over 50 film and television projects on both sides of the Atlantic and have funded projects such as The King’s Speech, Wolf Hall and Chef.

Portfolio Diversification: The Fund intends to invest its funds across three media sectors: film, television and video games; in order to provide a more diversified investment profile and minimise risk.

Growing Market Sectors: According to McKinsey’s Global Media Report 2016, global spend on cinema is set to reach $48bn by 2020, a 5.2% compound per annum (2015-2020), in-home video to grow at 3.1% compound per annum to $359bn, and video games to grow at 9.1% compound per annum to $127bn.

The Media Market

According to the PWC Global Media Outlook 2017-21, box office revenues are forecast to increase across the world. Whilst the gains over this period will be marginal in North America ($12bn by the end of 2021, up from $11.3bn in 2016, a CAGR of 1.2%), the growth in box office in Asia Pacific is due to be far more rapid, with revenue at $13.9bn in 2016, but set to rise to $20.4bn by 2021, a CAGR of 7.9%.

Global expenditure on subscription TV will continue to expand over the next five years, growing at 2.3% CAGR to reach $233.1bn in 2021. This expansion is underpinned by an additional 100m households joining the pay-TV market over the forecast period. Subscription TV accounted for over 80% of the total traditional TV market in 2014, due to reach 84% in 2021.

The global video games market was worth $92.8bn in 2016, up from $52.1bn in 2012, and is forecast to growth through to 2021 at an 8.2%CAGR to hit $137.9bn in 2021.

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