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DQE’s “Jungle Book” & “Peter Pan” get global Master Toy licensee

17 Oct - 2018

European & Global Licensing (EGL) will hold the worldwide rights, excluding Germany effective as of September, 2018.

DQE, one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated content, announced that European & Global Licensing (EGL), Netherlands has been named the global master toy licensee for DQE’s Jungle Book and Peter Pan franchises. Under the terms of the agreement and in collaboration with DQE, EGL will design, produce and bring to market a wide variety of plush and figurine toys inspired by both the brands.

Additionally EGL has also been appointed as the Licensing Agent for Jungle Book and Peter Pan in entire Europe excluding GAS Territories for Jungle Book and Italy for Peter Pan. EGL has the rights for both the properties in the main Licensing Categories including Live Events and Promotional Deals.

The globally successful flagship IP The Jungle Book has now gone into production of season 3 after the huge global success it witnessed for its first two seasons. The series co-produced / acquired by major global kids broadcasters such as ZDF Germany, DeA Kids-Italy, TF1-France,Canal+ France, Télé-Québec and TVO-Canada, JCCTV-Middle East, Nickelodeon-India to name a few and was broadcasted in over 160 countries worldwide.

The New Adventures of Peter Pan is a fantasy action-adventure series with character-driven plots and stories comedic in nature but with deep emotions, real tragedy and genuine dangers. Two seasons of the series has already been Co-produced with Method Animation ZDF TIVI & ZDF Enterprises, France Televisions, DEA Kids – De Agostini, Italy and MINIKA ATV, Turkey. The 3rd season of the franchise is in pipeline and expected to begin production soon.

Furthermore, DQ Entertainment will become South-East Asian L&M agent for the EGL owned and developed brand Monskey®. Monskey main characters all have the same shape, but are all different in design and character which holds true to their payoff: All the Same, Yet all Different. The rich variety of characters gives the Monskey brand an infinite number of possibilities for both entertainment, licensing, merchandise as well as toys, collectables and Arts & Crafts.

Both DQE and EGL are dedicated to continue growing these iconic brands globally with some of the best in line toys and merchandises.

Tapaas Chakravarti , CEO and MD DQE Group said “This is an exciting new partnership we are embarking on with EGL that will surely bring high quality and enriching toys of our property to young fans around the world.

EGL has great experience in creating some of the most exceptional portfolio of toys and merchandises. Quality, innovation and a focus on designing some of the most vibrant products for fans of all ages makes EGL a great partner for Jungle Book and Peter Pan” said Manoj Mishra, COO of DQE Group.

Bram Halters, CEO EGL had this to say “We are thrilled to set up this partnership with DQ Entertainment. DQE’s Jungle Book and Peter Pan are iconic brands that have proven their successes for many years already.”

DQ Entertainment’s is showing some very impressive efforts and results in creating new and high quality content. We are looking forward to line up with DQ’s strategy and bring their brands to the markets and work on licensing and merchanding projects with our partners and give a piece of the action to the consumer”.

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