Splash News

Date Bought: June 2018

Industry: Media and Entertainment

Location: UK, US, Australia and Germany

Website: www.splashnews.com

“Today’s announcement marks an exciting new era for Splash News.

Rcapital’s support brings with it financial stability and a wealth of expertise when it comes to growing businesses.”
John Churchill, CEO

Rcapital has backed the management buy-out of global content agency Splash News, previously owned by SilverHub Media.

Splash News is the world’s leading celebrity and breaking news agency, providing images, video and stories to top publishers across the globe. Splash News is the largest contributor led celebrity agency in the world with over 20 years experience. It has a global network of photographers and provides a range of services including global feeds into newspapers, magazines and online news subscriptions, brand partnerships, product placement and trending celebrity analysis.

The new management team of John Churchill, CEO, Danny Hayward, Director of Global Content and Simon Bridger, Global Digital Solution Director, will work in partnership with the Rcapital team to invest and develop the Splash News business which was established in 1990.  The growth strategy will focus on the US, UK, Australia and Germany where the agency already has an established footprint.