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Candle Media Enlists Key Executives Amid Hollywood Buying Spree

Kevin Mayer and Tom Stagg’s media company Candle Media has bolstered its executive ranks by naming Salil Mehta as CFO and Brent Weinstein as chief development officer. The Blackstone-backed…

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc. Sells Minority Stake to Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer’s Candle Media

Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs’ media company has acquired a minority stake in Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc., the companies said on Tuesday. The Westbrook sale marks the…

Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs Venture to Buy ‘Fauda’ Producer Faraway Road

The new media company led by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs has found its next acquisition. The still-unnamed company will acquire the Israeli production company Faraway Road Productions, The…

‘Cocomelon’ Owner Sold to Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs Venture in $3B Deal

Former Disney execs Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs have made their second major acquisition for their new Blackstone-backed content venture. Their company has acquired Moonbug Entertainment Ltd.…

Kevin Mayer Says His Firm Is In Deal Mode After Buying Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine

Kevin Mayer, the former Walt Disney Co. streaming chief and TikTok CEO who also serves as chairman of global sports streamer DAZN Group, on Wednesday lauded Reese Witherspoon for having “her…

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc. in Talks to Sell to Firm Led by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc. is in talks to be acquired by the unnamed media company led by former Disney executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, sources familiar with the…