Fenwick & West represented GF Capital Management & Advisors, LLC in Blue Man Productions’ acquisition by Cirque du Soleil. Blue Man Production is a New York-based global live entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show and was owned by co-founders Chris Wink and Phil Stanton, and the GF Capital Private Equity Fund.
The acquisition of Blue Man Group will diversify Cirque du Soleil’s entertainment offering beyond circus arts and considerably widen its audience pool, adding to their portfolio six resident productions established across the United States and Germany, as well as a North American and a World Tour. More information about Blue Man Group’s acquisition by Cirque du Soleil can be obtained from the company press release.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyer Ethan Skerry and tax lawyer David Forst.