Mayer Brown announced that it advised Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) on its recent $100 million investment in a joint venture with Imagine Entertainment which will finance the development and production of television projects for US and international markets.

A leading television broadcast and production company in Hong Kong, TVB has been in the television business for 50 years and its programs are accessible to over 300 million households in Asia, Australia, North and South America and Europe. Imagine Entertainment is an Academy Award and Emmy-winning production company founded and led by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Los Angeles-based Corporate & Securities/Sports, Entertainment & Media partner Paul de Bernier and associate Stephanie Hurst and included lawyers from the firm’s Antitrust & Competition, Corporate & Securities, Government Relations & Public Law, Intellectual Property and Tax Transactions & Consulting practices in Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Palo Alto and Washington DC.