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Colin Morrison is a former journalist who has been CEO of media, information and entertainment companies in Europe and the AsiaPacific including: EMAP, ACP, Axel Springer, Future, RELX, and Hearst. He is an investor, director, and consultant of media, events and marketing companies in the UK, US and Australia. He launched Flashes & Flames in 2011, and has been honoured as an Influencer in the Folio:100, in the US, and by an OBE, in the UK.

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Kieran Delaney is owner-founder of Mathematics, which designs and builds websites, apps and digital products for media companies and brands including Facebook, Dazed, Mixmag, Audi, Birkenstock, Kerrang! and RayBan. He has also been variously involved in web projects for NME, Adidas, X-Box, Stella McCartney and 02. Previously, he had been Commercial Art Director for the highly successful FHM.com at Bauer Media.

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Ian Findlay has managed M&A, fund-raising and strategic development for some of Europe’s largest B2C and B2B media groups including: Reed Elsevier and EMAP (now Bauer/Ascential).

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Sarah Risebrow is a highly-experienced analyst of companies and markets. She undertakes acquisition search, company valuation, strategic due diligence, post-acquisition integration and marketing planning in financial services, healthcare, retail, as well as media.


Flashes & Flames Intelligence

The Flashes & Flames partners have global experience in building, buying, managing and developing media brands and companies across digital, events, print, and broadcast. They are involved in long-term and ad hoc strategic projects on behalf of independent, public and private equity companies. Talk to us about your strategy, competitive challenges, possible transactions, people, systems, products and services. We can help inject fresh thinking and new ideas into your plans.

Please contact Colin Morrison: colin@flashesandflames.com