Film completion contracts firm FFI Holdings PLC is seeking a listing on London's AIM, according to a London Stock Exchange filing, although no further details of the move were provided.
FFI provides the financiers of film and television productions with contracts that such productions will be completed on time, on budget and to a basic pre-agreed specification.
Since 2008, the group, said it has issued completion contracts to all the leading financiers involved in the entertainment industry, unlocking funding for approximately 1,700 productions with gross production budgets estimated to be in excess of US$17bn.
The group was founded in London in 1950 and is now headquartered in Los Angeles, US, with 11 offices globally including in London, Stockholm, Toronto, New York, Johannesburg, Cologne and Shanghai.
The listing statement continued: "FFI is a trusted, iconic brand positioned at the centre of the independent film and television entertainment industry.”
It concluded: "This extensive network of longstanding relationships, together with FFI's deep knowledge and expertise of the film and television production process, has enabled it to secure a leading market share globally and a high level of repeat business from existing clients in its core completion contract business.”