The Barcud Derwen Group - Company History

Company History

The original company, Barcud, was formed in 1982 by independent producers, to provide TV production facilities, originally for independent companies based in Caernarfon, Gwynedd working for S4C. However the group now provides facilities for producers working for all of Wales' broadcasters, as well as many network and international producers and broadcasters.

The merger with Derwen - a Cardiff based post production facility - in 1992 created Barcud Derwen. The new company then began a process of expansion. In 1990(?) the company issued shares to the public to finance the building of Studio 1 in Caernarfon. The company is owned by its 200+ shareholders.

The Barcud Derwen Group sold its share in the previously owned or part owned: Men from Mars - now part of Century Communications,. Platform Post and The Farm

In 2010, Barcud Derwen ran into cash-flow problems and Grant Thornton were brought into find a buyer when it was "unable at trade through its current cash-flow difficulties and should enter administration".

Barcud Derwen (Scotland) traded as Arc Facilities, 40 Dalintober Street, Glasgow, successfully acquired by CTMS on Friday 28-6-2010. CTMS (Creative & Technical Media Services), also own 422 Manchester. The buy-out consisted of part CTMS and part Arc staff to take the company forward.

Read more about this topic:  The Barcud Derwen Group

Other articles related to "company history, company":

Barceló (rum) - Company History
... He founded the company in 1930 under the name Barceló Co in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, having arrived in the country in 1929 ... Exports grew and the company began distribution outside of the Caribbean and America ... In 1992, the company began an international campaign and, by 1994, Ron Barceló was exported to over 10 countries, with Spain as its biggest consumer ...
Barry Callebaut - History - Acquisitions Since Original Merger - Company History
... of the acquisition of chocolate production capacity from Morinaga Company, Japan 2008 Opening of Chocolate Academies in Suzhou (China), Zundert (Netherlands), Mumbai (India), Chekhov (Russia ...
Med Partners, Inc. - Company History
... Larry House as a physician practice management (PPM) company ... After going public in 1995, MedPartners quickly became the largest PPM company through many acquisitions (see Ross-Loos Medical Group) ... from Baxter in 1992 as a publicly traded company ...

Famous quotes containing the words history and/or company:

    America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
    Georges Clemenceau (1841–1929)

    Is not disease the rule of existence? There is not a lily pad floating on the river but has been riddled by insects. Almost every shrub and tree has its gall, oftentimes esteemed its chief ornament and hardly to be distinguished from the fruit. If misery loves company, misery has company enough. Now, at midsummer, find me a perfect leaf or fruit.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)