Orrick advised London-based AI voice platform Sonantic on its acquisition by Stockholm-based audio company Spotify. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sonantic has built a powerful, AI voice platform that enables entertainment professionals to create compelling, nuanced, and stunningly realistic voice performances. This innovative technology is poised to revolutionize game and film production – allowing studios to accelerate creative workflows and scale storytelling like never before. Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 422 million users, including 182 million subscribers, across 183 markets.
The Orrick cross-border team advising Sonantic is led by John Harrison and Jamie Moore, and includes Nicole Huang, Christopher Perry, Kristy Hart, Rachel Rice, Jasmine Rasheed, Maureen Harmon, Anna Humphrey, Michael Yang, David Walder, Katherine Hogan, Jonathan Rosen, John Narducci, James Larkin, Andrew Holland, Douglas Lahnborg, Saira Henry, Rachel Leigh, Nicholas Hayes, Craig Falls, Jennifer Clarke-Smith, Faraaz Samadi, Natasha Ahmed, Sarah Schaedler, Jeanine McGuinness, Derek Bhavsar, Shannon Yavorsky, Tori Downey, Joshua Emmett, James Edwards, Hannah Hewitt, Sam Denison, Siddharth Balani, Jai Nathwani, Fiona Jeffery-Sinclair, Nicola Whiteley and Emma Zarb, with invaluable support from Orrick Analytics.