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Vedder Price recently advised Entertainment Partners (EP) in its acquisition of Ease Entertainment Services (Ease). EP, which has been in business for nearly forty years and is a leader in compliance for the entertainment industry, will add Ease’s industry-leading advanced production workforce systems to its already robust offerings which include payroll, residuals, tax incentives, finance, background casting and integrated production management tools. Since its inception in 2008, Ease has been a leader in technology solutions for the entertainment industry. The acquisition will leverage the strengths of both organizations, delivering exceptional client service and solutions that will modernize the production industry.

The transaction, the terms of which were not disclosed, closed on August 14, 2015. Entertainment Partners is a 100% employee-owned company. Chartwell Financial Advisory, Inc. acted as exclusive financial advisor to Entertainment Partners.