Manhattan West Announces Investment and Partnership with Round Room Studios to Launch Formula 1® Exhibit

An immersive storytelling experience, the exhibit tells the extraordinary story of motorsports greatest spectacle, produced by Round Room Studios in conjunction with Manhattan West

LOS ANGELES, November 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manhattan Westa global strategic investment firm, announced that Manhattan West Private Equity is the lead investor in the Formula 1® exhibition thanks to the company’s partnership with a world-renowned production company, Round Room Studios. Formula 1 has entered into an agreement with Round Room Studios to produce a first-of-its-kind international traveling exhibition covering the exciting past, present and future of the FIA ​​Formula One World Championship™, and Manhattan West’s investment will fuel the development of this experience immersive for Formula 1 fans around the world.

The first official Formula 1 exhibition will open its doors in Madrid on Friday, March 24, 2023. Hosted at the renowned IFEMA MADRID site and running until Sunday, July 16, 2023, this one-of-a-kind exhibition is set to provide an adventure through the extraordinary world of Formula 1. The show features a wide range of never-before-seen artifacts and contributions from the sport’s most legendary teams, experts and personalities.

The exhibition is presented in six specially designed rooms, each specially designed in partnership with award-winning artists, filmmakers and artisans. Diving far beyond what fans have ever seen before, the show uses bold, technology-driven design features and large-scale interactive displays to lift the veil on the past, present and future of Formula 1.

Years in the making, the stunning 90-minute experience perfectly combines spectacular audio-visual design, rare films and images, engineering and educational exhibits, sculptural pieces and iconic grand prix cars to deliver an immersive experience for everyone – from avid followers to young fans and families.

“Partnering with Round Room Studios and helping the sophisticated team grow the Formula 1 exhibit is an exciting opportunity for Manhattan West,” said Matt Gibbons, Managing Director and Head of Manhattan West Private Equity. “Formula 1 is a sport that must be experienced in person, and the state-of-the-art Formula 1 exhibition will be an unforgettable opportunity for fans around the world to see, experience and feel the power that is the world. fastest growing sports brand.”

Manhattan West’s Private Equity team specializes in the media, entertainment and sports sectors and its investor network of executives, artists and athletes are strategic partners in this investment.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 1.

About West Manhattan

Based in Los Angeles, Manhattan West is a global strategic investment firm that offers proprietary alternative investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, venture capital, real estate, private debt and traditional portfolios equity/fixed income, as well as financial services including corporate. management, taxation, insurance and estate planning. Manhattan West Private Equity specializes in value-added strategic investments in the media, entertainment and sports sectors. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Round Room Studios & Round Room Live

Round Room Studios and its American subsidiary Round Room Live are the producers and promoters of traveling exhibitions and theatrical performances. They specialize in transforming iconic intellectual property into unique, technology-driven entertainment experiences tailored to the distinct character of each rights holder and that can engage audiences around the world.

Round Room Live specializes in transforming iconic intellectual property into unique, technology-driven entertainment experiences tailored to the distinct character of each rights holder and that can engage audiences around the world. Round Room Live’s current roster of traveling exhibits and immersive entertainment experiences includes Jurassic World: The Exhibition, Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free and Mandela: The Official Exhibition. Round Room is a leading player in the family theater tour business and its roster of shows includes: Baby Shark Live!, Blippi The Musical, Peppa Pig Live, Blues Clues Live and PJ Masks Live! Save the day.

About Formula 1®

Formula 1® racing began in 1950 and is the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, as well as the world’s most popular annual sports series. Formula One World Championship Limited is part of Formula 1® and holds the exclusive commercial rights to the FIA ​​Formula 1 World ChampionshipMT. Formula 1® is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, BATRA, BATRK, FWONA, FWONK) assigned to Formula One Group’s tracking stock. The F1 logo, the F1 FORMULA 1 logo, FORMULA 1, F1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX, PADDOCK CLUB and related marks are trademarks of Formula One Licensing BV, a Formula 1 company. All rights are reserved.

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