Michael Kump handles major entertainment transaction

Michael Kump represented Lloyd Braun, co-owner and co-founding partner of entertainment powerhouse BermanBraun, in the transaction that resulted in Braun becoming the company’s sole owner by purchasing his partner’s interest as of January 29, 2014.

Braun is recognized throughout the entertainment industry as an innovator in traditional and new media.  After a career in law, Braun served as President of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, followed by several years at Disney/ABC where he served as Chairman of ABC Entertainment Television Group, after which he served as the head of Yahoo! Media Group before founding BermanBraun in 2007.  Braun’s company, now named Whalerock Industries, has over 150 employees in three divisions — digital, television and feature film — which create and exploit entertainment content across all platforms throughout the world.