Cosmos-Maya CEO talks global expansion plans

Cosmos-Maya CEO talks global expansion plans

In just five years, Mumbai, India-based Cosmos-Maya has gone from a service studio to an IP-creating powerhouse, with 750 employees and 1,000 half hours of original animated content under its belt. Now, the 2D and 3D production company is taking its ambitions global, thanks to a recent investment from Singapore-based equity investor Emerald Media, which took…

Cosmos-Maya gets investment boost

An investment vehicle backed by global private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has acquired a controlling stake in Indian animation outfit Cosmos-Maya. Emerald Media, which was launched by KKR together with The Chernin Group in 2015, has invested in the Mumbai-based producer. KPMG advised the company on the transaction, financial details of which were not disclosed.…

Cosmos-Maya, Turner win copro chase

Broadcast group Turner has launched a coproduction with Asian animation outfit Cosmos-Maya on one of its Indian kids’ channels. Tik Tak Tail offers a fresh spin on the traditional chase-comedy toon and recently launched on Turner India’s kids’ entertainment channel POGO. The show follows a never-ending chase between three characters called Tik, Tak and Tail. Cosmos-Maya is…

Emerald Media Buys Control of Indian Animator Cosmos-Maya

Emerald Media Buys Control of Indian Animator Cosmos-Maya

Leading Indian animation firm Cosmos-Maya has been acquired by private equity firm Emerald Media. The move is intended to accelerate Cosmos-Maya’s growth in India and overseas. Emerald, which itself is backed by global investment firm KKR, said that it has achieved a controlling stake by acquiring new shares and some existing ones. The terms and value of the transaction, and the size of…