MISSION STATEMENT

Conflutainment is an international c-level business advisor that is specialized in brand licensing, digital entertainment, social media and mobile app development. Our core businessfocus evolved from production on videogames and interactive entertainment both on consoles and mobile devices to VR technologies. Since early 2015 Conflutainment is focused on mHealth technologies and digital education.

ABOUT US

Conflutainment is all about Branded-, Filmed-, and Interactive Entertainment. The firm offers services spanning the entire management cycle from strategic and financial planning to operational execution. We deliver services in brand marketing, IP licensing, distribution, game development and publishing. Our indepth understanding of both corporate and investment-related objectives enables us to set and implement new strategies within clearly defined goals and financial parameters. Conflutainment is advising on positioning and structuring transactions where intellectual property rights are a key driver of value - recognizing the unique nature of copyrights, distribution rights and other proprietary intangible assets. By using our extensive and broad reaching network of various entertainment partners, we offer our services in all relevant regions such as Europe, Asia & Asia Pacific and Northern America. The founder of Conflutainment – Arwed-Ralf Grenzbach - primarily focuses on brand- and IP management and its conversion into digital publishing channels. The services include financial engineering, business planning, process and change management.

RECENT PROJECTS

Thief

Global videogaming franchise that has been released globally in February 2014 on PC, PS3, PS4, XBOX 360 and XBOX One. It received numerous "Game of the year Awards in 2014" and hit the charts No.1 in 13 countries, including UK, US, Australia, France, Spain and Benelux.

Sleeping Dogs

Global videogaming franchise that has been released globally in August 2012 on PC, PS3, XBOX 360. Game of the Year 2012. Release on PS4 and XBOX One in October 2014 globally. No. 1 chart positions in more than 14 countries including UK, France, Italy, Australia. UK's and France best selling new IP in 2012.

Native Instruments

Conflutainment conducted a Commercial Due Diligence on the entire product and brand family on behalf of Bayern LB Capital Partners

MANAGEMENT

Arwed-Ralf Grenzbach

Arwed worked for majors and indies such as SonyMusic, The Walt Disney Company, Greenlight Media, Take 2 Interactive and Viacom/ MTV / Nickelodeon, both in Europe & Asia and the US. He worked in the industry at MD and VP level for over 13 years. He is an expert in Branded-, Filmed-, and Interactive Entertainment. Projects which have been executed since 2011 are valued USD 88m in deal volume. Focus: International mobile & digital entertainment transactions.

Patrick Schilz

Associate. Patrick is an expert in corporate finance. Having worked in both M&A and private equity in Germany and the U. S., he accompanied various transactions and due diligences in the TMT sector. Patrick owns an in-depth knowledge in areas such as financial analysis, financial modeling, business planning and venture development. His career path includes roles at One Equity Partners/JPMorgan Chase, AXA Private Equity and Clairfield International. Patrick holds a MBA at INSEAD.

Non-Executive Board

Dr. Kai-Uwe Plath

Partner at law firm KNPZ Rechtsanwälte. www.knpz.de. Recognized expert in IP & IT, Media & Entertainment Law. Frequent speaker and author of numerous legal articles. Focus: Licensing, commercial agreements, development and publishing agreements. www.knpz.de

Dr. Albert A. Schander

Founding Partner and Managing Director at Clairfield International. Albert is a well connected specialist in the design and execution of complex corporate finance transactions with international scope. Focus: Crossborder M&A, corporate finance, financial planning, joint venture and feasibility studies. www.clairfield.com