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Bob and Co
Simon qualified as a Chartered accountant with the City firm of Moore Stephens before embarking on a career within the media and entertainment industry. He has nearly three decades’ worth of experience operating entertainment companies at an executive level in the UK, Europe and North America, working with extensive knowledge of financing structures, commissioning content, and distribution platforms and on behalf of shareholders, investors and content owners.
Simon and Bob Benton met through their work together in rescuing Handmade Films in 2010. They are now Executive Directors and majority shareholders of Bob and Co, which is a media advisory and investment business, connecting content to finance, and actively investing in content – from children’s animation to feature films, TV drama, factual/entertainment, theatre and the digital space.