BTI Studios announces the appointment of Andrew Court as its new CFO, starting 1st July 2019. Andrew is currently CFO at Agilisys and has over 20 years’ experience in board level roles. This includes a strong track record in TMT businesses with 5 years as CFO at broadcast service provider Red Bee, and an 8-year tenure at Cable & Wireless in corporate finance, M&A and Strategy roles across the UK and Australia.
BTI Studios has also announced the appointment of Fredrik Nylander as Interim Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Fredrik will act as Interim CTO until the permanent appointment is made. He is deeply experienced in strategic technology roles having held CTO positions at Tumblr and Oscar Insurance. Fredrik is a member of the BTI board of Directors and an advisor to Altor, the Swedish private investment firm backing BTI Studios.
 
Shaun Gregory, CEO, commented, “BTI Studios is transforming into a truly customer-centric global business, operating in a hugely dynamic market. To do this we need world class talent, as we continue our journey to creating the world’s fastest growing media localization company. The appointment of Andrew Court is yet another signal of the intent we have for BTI Studios. Andrew has an impressive record, having operated as a CFO for over 20 years. He has a wealth of international experience, and has been instrumental in driving change management programs that facilitate growth.”
Andrew said, “I’m thrilled to be joining the company at this exciting time of transition as it becomes the new BTI. With strong financial investment and a deep pool of talent, BTI has huge potential for growth both organically and through acquisitions and I look forward to getting stuck in to the CFO role.”

 

About BTI Studios
BTI Studios is the world’s fastest growing localization company providing dubbing, subtitling, and access services in any language. Founded in 1995, BTI Studios today operates 25 local facilities globally, spanning a network of fully owned local sites across Europe, Asia and the US. BTI Studios’ clients are broadcasters, such as BBC Worldwide, Discovery Networks and Turner; major film studios such as NBC Universal, Warner, Disney and Fox; and OTT Platforms, such as Amazon, Netflix and Hulu.

 

About Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC
Shamrock Capital is a Los Angeles-based investment firm with approximately $1.5 billion of assets under management, investing exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors.  Shamrock was originally founded in 1978 as the family investment company for the late Roy E. Disney and has since evolved into an institutional money manager with a leading group of investors including endowment and pension funds.  Shamrock partners with strong management teams and takes an active, collaborative approach to creating value in each investment. Shamrock’s current investments include Appetize, Branded Cities, BTI Studios, FanDuel, Maple Media, Mobilitie, Omega Wireless, Pixellot, Screenvision Media, Silvergate Media and Wpromote. For more information, visit www.shamrockcap.com.

 

About Altor
Since inception, the family of Altor funds has raised some EUR 8.3 billion in total commitments. The funds have invested in excess of EUR 4.2 billion in more than 60 companies. The investments have been made in medium sized, predominantly Nordic companies, with the aim to create value through growth initiatives and operational improvements. Among current and past investments are AGR Group, Helly Hansen, Lindorff, SATS, Rossignol Group, Carnegie Investment Bank, S-Banken, Nordic Trustee and Navico. For more information visit www.altor.com.