Stephen Hermer | Business Consultant
Stephen has joined ACF as a Business Consultant. He has 25 years Mergers & Acquisitions experience across the media and entertainment sector including television production and broadcasting, music, film, and publishing. Stephen is a highly pragmatic negotiator and has worked on landmark transactions in the media industry for both multinational corporations and owner-managed companies. Stephen was previously General Counsel and Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, and General Counsel at Olswang LLP, where he has negotiated and led a major restructuring of the firm, a disposal of part of its business and the firm’s tripartite merger with CMS Cameron McKenna LLP and Nabarro LLP, the largest law firm merger in the UK.
Stephen is a qualified Lawyer and has been honoured in the Chambers and Partners UK legal guide as a ‘technically excellent and very pragmatic’ partner who is also noted as being ‘commercially savvy’ having led the Olswang team in assisting Warner Music Group with its acquisition of Parlophone Label Group from Universal Music Group for £487 million.”
Stephen is fluent in French and enjoys good food and wine, watching films at the cinema and reading.