Montréal (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that it advised TVA Group, a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, on its acquisition of all the assets of Vision Globale for a total of approximately $118 million.
The transaction is subject to Competition Bureau approval. The acquired operations will become part of TVA Group in the media group segment of Quebecor Media.
"We are proud to have assisted TVA Group in this substantial operation. Our team contributed its expertise and skills to ensure a smooth transaction, allowing Quebecor Media to keep assets and proficiency here in Québec, ultimately benefiting the local economy," said Niko Veilleux, Fasken Martineau's partner who led the transaction and member of the firm's Corporate/Commercial group.
TVA Group, a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, is an integrated communications company engaged in the creation, production and distribution of audiovisual products, and in magazine publishing.
Quebecor, a Canadian leader in telecommunications, entertainment, news media and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry.
Vision Globale is a Canadian film and television-related services provider.
As part of this transaction, TVA Group was represented internally by Marc Tremblay, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Public Affairs and Corporate Secretary; Christian Marcoux, Director, Legal Affairs, Financing and M&A; Dominique Poulin-Gouin, Director, Corporate Secretariat and Assistant Secretary Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretariat; and Dominique Fortin, Director, Compliance, M&A and Assistant Secretary Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretariat. They were assisted by a Fasken Martineau team led by Niko Veilleux that included Constantinos Ragas, Anabel Quessy, Lénie Tessier-Beaulieu (Mergers & Acquisitions), Claude Jodoin (Tax), Jean-Nicolas Delage, Paul Gagnon (Intellectual Property), Pierre-Olivier Charlebois, Emilie Bundock (Environment), Nicolas Leblanc, Jacques Eddé (Real Estate) and Marc Ouellet (Labour, Employment & Human Rights).
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