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…

Bablu Dablu: Two Nature Loving Bear Brothers

The storyline revolves around two bears Bablu and Dablu, A logger Lakkha who resides in forest.The older brother Bablu is smart, responsible & witty. And the younger brother Dablu is Emotional, Childish and innocent one. Whereas logger Lakkha is short tempered and crafty. The fine line is “Protect the forest”, as bear brothers way, The…