Gerard _Hobby

The Bench advises Finyal Media in its acquisition by Sowt 

Podcast production company Finyal Media has been acquired by the Jordanian podcast and media company Sowt.  

Founded in 2019, Dubai based Finyal Media is a podcast network which creates content for young Arabs across MENA, through producing a range of popular Arabic fiction podcasts including 1001 Nights, Juha, The 40 Thieves and The Basement. 

Based in Amman, Jordan, Sowt is a digital audio media company producing podcasts, audiobooks, and audio articles focusing on Arabic-speaking audiences. The financier of the acquisition, MDIF, invests in independent media around the world providing news, information, and debate. 

The Bench advised Finyal Media in this acquisition with a team led by senior consultant Gerard Hobby (pictured).