Hammarskiöld has acted as legal counsel to SDI-Iyuno in connection with a significant investment from leading global investment firm IMM Investments Corp, headquartered in Korea, in Iyuno-SDI’s latest financing round.
The transaction represents the second major investment from leading global investment funds in the last 12 months, following a $160 million investment from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 in April 2021. SDI-Iyuno, being the world’s No.1 content localization and media technology company is now valued at $1.2 billion enterprise value following IMM’s investment.
IMM joins forces with Iyuno-SDI’s impressive institutional investor base including Softbank Vision Fund 2, Altor Fund IV, Softbank Ventures Asia, and Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC.
Iyuno-SDI Group was formed in 2021 following the acquisition of SDI Media by Iyuno Media Group and has 67 offices in 34 countries and growing. Iyuno-SDI Group is the media and entertainment industry's leading localization service provider. As a trusted global partner to the world's most recognized entertainment studios, streaming platforms and creators, it offers end-to-end localization services – from dubbing, subtitling and access services to media management, transformation and distribution services – in over 100 languages for every type of content distribution platform. With deep roots in the industry dating back to 1974, the company is unmatched in operational expertise, scale, capacity and breadth of services.
Hammarskiöld’s team primarily consisted of:
Jakob Falkman (Partner)
Evelina Olsson (Senior Associate)
Aksel Ahlqvist (Associate)