Press Release 4 November 2013
Papa Entertainment plc
("Papa Entertainment" or the "Company")
Change of Adviser
Papa Entertainment Plc (ISDX: PAPP), a specialist UK group focused on the music and media
industries, announces the appointment of Allenby Capital Limited as its ISDX adviser and broker
with immediate effect.
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For further information, please contact:
Papa Entertainment plc
Harry Cowell, Chief Executive Tel: +44 (0) 20 8977 0632
Allenby Capital Limited Tel: +44 (0) 20 3325 5656
Henry Harrison-Topham / Joanne Shears Tel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7709
Notes to Editors
Papa Entertainment was incorporated as a vehicle for the purpose of acquiring companies or
businesses engaged in the entertainment, music and media industries. Papa Entertainment acquired
Mission Entertainment Group Limited and its subsidiaries (the "Mission Group") in July 2012.
Papa Entertainment is led by its Chief Executive Officer, "Sir" Harry Cowell, who has over 25
years' experience in the music industry.
The Company's Non-Executive Chairman is Korda Marshall, who has during his career signed artists,
directed major label A&R departments, produced, executive produced and been a managing director of
three recording companies and has worked with performers including Take That, MUSE, Ash, Paul
Oakenfold, the Eurythmics, Dave Stewart, Peter Andre, Garbage, James Blunt, Gnarls Barkley and The
Darkness, personally signing or negotiating with several of these artists. Korda's signings
include Mercury Music Prize winning band Alt-J.
Simon Napier-Bell, a Non-Executive Director of Papa Entertainment, has enjoyed a long career in
the entertainment industry, commencing in the 1960s, with notable highlights including the
management of well-known artists such as "Wham!" and the "Yardbirds" and the co-writing of the No.
1 Hit Single "You don't have to say you love me" for Dusty Springfield.
The Mission Group is a group of music production and publishing companies with studio and office
facilities in Kingston-Upon-Thames, South West London. The Mission Group's business consists of
the delivery of music to the listener, incorporating writing, recording, marketing and
distribution, label management and production. The Company's policy through concentrating all the
Group's operations under one roof and utilising its own studios is to consolidate the functions of
music production and publishing in-house in order to manage costs and to integrate functions that
would otherwise be subject to external contracting. Various contracts, artists, projects and
agreements are signed to the Mission Group's companies.
Papa Entertainment was admitted to the ISDX Growth Market on 14 September 2012. For more
information on the Company please visit: www.papaentertainmentplc.com