Conflutainment is an international consultancy firm that is specialized in music, brand licensing, digital entertainment, social media and mobile app development. Our core activity focuses on videogames and interactive entertainment such as console games, browser games, mobile games and game-based marketing. Since early 2014 Conflutainment is focused on mHealth technologies.
We are providing strategic opinions, valuations, financial analysis and transaction support. From structured finance, packaging development and publishing deals, to "studio work for hire solutions", Conflutainment ensures access to both, developers and investors. Our clients are IP owners, brand licensors, game developer and publisher, media companies and their subsidiaries, financial institutions, private equity and venture capitalist investors.
Conflutainment is all about Branded-, Filmed-, and Interactive Entertainment. The firm offers services spanning the entire management cycle from strategic and financial planning to operational execution. We deliver services in brand marketing, IP licensing, distribution, game development and publishing. Our indepth understanding of both corporate and investment-related objectives enables us to set and implement new strategies within clearly defined goals and financial parameters.
Conflutainment is advising on positioning and structuring transactions where intellectual property rights are a key driver of value - recognizing the unique nature of copyrights, distribution rights and other proprietary intangible assets. By using our extensive and broad reaching network of various entertainment partners, we offer our services in all relevant regions such as Europe, Asia & Asia Pacific and Northern America.
The founder of Conflutainment – Arwed-Ralf Grenzbach - primarily focuses on brand- and IP management and its conversion into digital publishing channels. The services include financial engineering, business planning, process and change management.
Arwed worked for majors and indies such as SonyMusic, The Walt Disney Company, Greenlight Media, Take 2 Interactive and Viacom/ MTV / Nickelodeon, both in Europe & Asia and the US. He worked in the industry at MD and VP level for over 13 years. He is an expert in Branded-, Filmed-, and Interactive Entertainment. Projects which have been executed since 2011 are valued USD 88m in deal volume. Focus: International mobile & digital entertainment transactions.
Associate. Patrick is an expert in corporate finance. Having worked in both M&A and private equity in Germany and the U. S., he accompanied various transactions and due diligences in the TMT sector. Patrick owns an in-depth knowledge in areas such as financial analysis, financial modeling, business planning and venture development. His career path includes roles at One Equity Partners/JPMorgan Chase, AXA Private Equity and Clairfield International. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Philosophy & Economics from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Partner at law firm KNPZ Rechtsanwälte. www.knpz.de.
Recognized expert in IP & IT, Media & Entertainment Law.
Frequent speaker and author of numerous legal articles.
Focus: Licensing, commercial agreements, development and publishing agreements.
Founding Partner and Managing Director at Clairfield International. www.clairfield.com
Albert is a well connected specialist in the design and execution of complex corporate finance transactions with international scope.
Focus: Crossborder M&A, corporate finance, financial planning, joint venture and feasibility studies.