Bates Wells Corporate team advises on sale of shares in Social Misfits Media to Freud Communications

Bates Wells’ Corporate team acted for the shareholder of Social Misfits Media Limited on the sale of part of its share capital to Freud Communications Limited, the high-profile communications and public relations firm which is part of The Brewery Group.


Social Misfits is a social media communications company which helps charities and social enterprises think strategically about their digital presence and create dynamic social media strategies for marketing, campaigning and fundraising.

The Bates Wells team ensured completion of the transaction within a couple of weeks of receipt of initial instructions.

The selling shareholder, CEO of Social Misfits Media, said: “We are so grateful to BWB for providing us with brilliant round-the-clock help and for getting this transaction over the line in a short time frame. The team at BWB had a great understanding of what we were trying to achieve and were extremely efficient and pragmatic. They were a pleasure to work with and thanks to their support, we are now part of The Brewery Group”.

This transaction demonstrates Bates Wells’ ability to advise quickly on time critical transactions and the team’s expertise in the technology sector.

BWB team: Stephen Callender (Partner) and Cordelia Sanger (Senior Associate).