Thomson Reuters has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Imagen, a cloud-native media asset management company. Imagen also owns Screenocean, a platform that provides production companies and others the ability to license video and photo content from around the world.

International law firm Osborne Clarke advised the major shareholders of Imagen on the deal, including Cambridge Innovation Capital, Guinness Asset Management, Foresight Group, the founders and senior management.

The team was led by head of corporate Alistair Francis and included partner Simon Jones, senior associates Lottie Brewster and Mythri Reddy, associate Demi Joannides, tax and incentives partner Anika Chandra, tax senior associates Jonny Musty and Ben Doeh, tax associate Maryam Khalifa, banking senior associate Jon Dodds and banking associate Anmol Gill.

Imagen will become a part of the Reuters News division.

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