ILBE – Iervolino and Lady Bacardi Entertainment
Iervolino & Lady Bacardi Entertainment S.p.A. ILBE is a global production company established by Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi in 2011 specialized in cinema and television content production.
The company, listed on Euronext Growth Milan since August 2019 and on Euronext Growth Paris starting from January 2022, has a strong focus on OTTs contents. It produces diversified contents for an international audience, focusing on core production phases and IP ownership.
ILBE can guarantee a rich catalogue made in Europe – but with an international appeal – a key element considering the constraints imposed by European media law.
ILBE Group counts approximately 120 permanent employees plus some independent professional contractors.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS AND STRATEGY
ILBE mainly focuses on production of Film, TV show, Web show and Service activities to third party producers, coming from IP production processes (the “Pipeline”) and IP Characters exploitation.
- High-profitability, low-risk global production group.
- Rich, valuable content library.
- Integrated synergic entertainment offering.
o Iervolino Studios by ILBE focused on the executive production (service) of animation content sold to third party producer (Serbia).
o Arte Video S.r.l. active in the high-quality production of video, film, animation and multimedia contents and post productions services.
o Red Carpet S.r.l. reference point at national level for the production of documentaries for Amazon Prime Video Italia, Discovery, DAZN, RAI, and for selection of VIP casting for the main Italian TV shows.
o SoBe Sport specialised on sport communication and marketing for professional athlete and coaches.
ILBE is well positioned to expand abroad and continue to profitably grow with its relatively de-risked business model and strong pipeline of films and animation, primarily through:
- Assets Improvement:
o Focus on quality IP production with perpetual exploitation.
o Development of international film productions and animated web series, including co-production with international players.
o Produces internationally appealing audio-visual content.
- Market Expansion:
o Attract new top-quality customers and increase existing customer presence.
o Diversify the business model.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- Andrea Iervolino, Chairman of Board of Directors.
- Monika Bacardi, Executive Director – Institutional relations.
- Giorgio Paglioni, Executive Director – Finance.
- Francesco D’Intino, Director.
- Ellida Bronzetti, Director.
- Riccardo Tiscini, Independent Director.
- Roberto Di Mario, Independent Director.
Audit Firm: EY – Ernst & Young Global Limited.
Share capital: € 1.410.427,92 – #24.260.702 ordinary shares
- MB Media (Monika Bacardi): 47%.
- IA Media (Andrea Iervolino): 31%.
- Free Float: 22%.
- Reuters Code: IE:MI – MKT Cap: € 54m, Price: € 1,5 (October 2022) – Target Price € 3,0 (Intermonte research, October 2022).
FY 2021 at 31 December 2021
- Revenue at € 152m.
- EBIT of € 24m.
H1 2022 at 30 June 2022
- Revenue at € 83m.
- EBIT of € 11m – EBIT margin of 13,5%.
- Net income of € 3m.
- Net equity of € 89m.
Lady Monika Bacardi’s interview on Luxury
The entertainment Lady
Sense of business, genuine humility and strong commitment. These are the traits emerge after a long chat with Lady Monika Bacardi.
«Continuing to cherish the qualities of the Italian cinema productions around the world, through the production of movies that raise awareness on current important social issues and by offering a key to their interpretation as well as new and positive solutions that wil help new generations to build a better world».
Andrea Iervolino’s interview on Corriere della Sera
This is how I bring
the cinema into the Metaverse
Andrea Iervolino, founder of the movie studio ILBE, after the animated series on TikTok, is oriented towards the virtual cinema.
And presents «Lamborghini» on the red carpet of the Rome Film Festival.
«We are looking forward to creating a movie that allows the spectator to see from each single character’s perspective, by offering an immersive experience»
Andrea Iervolino’s interview on il Resto del Carlino
“Lamborghini, the legend that thrilled me”
Interview with Andrea Iervolino, the producer of the movie on the genius of Renazzo: “I started crying after I watched it”
“It will be a great event, with a majestic parade of vintage Lamborghini. They will arrive at the red carpet accompanying Tonino Lamborghini, that has written the book that inspired this project, other members of the family and the cast of the movie. We will be in the same place where last year we organized an event with Jonny Deep.
Our Track Record
Waiting for the Barbarians ranks four on “The wonderful 7″ list, released on October 4th 2022.
From October 1st 2022, available on Prime Video, three movies from ILBE library: “Waiting for the Barbarians”, “The Bleeder” and “Shiraz – La città delle rose”.
“State of Consciousness” awarded the prize as Best International Movie at the 26th Terra di Siena Film Festival.