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Mediawan’s acquisition of Lagardère green lit

Mediawan’s move to acquire distribution and production group Lagardère Studios has been given a green light from the French Competition Authority. The company’s founding trio – Pierre-Antoine Capton, Mathieu Pigasse and Xavier Niel – have also been authorised to get a full and joint control on Mediawan, having previously owned a 20 per cent stakes. […]

September 22, 2020From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Bank analyses Mediawan

On June 22nd, Mediawan announced it was acquiring Lagardere Studios. The news prompted a spectacular 41 per cent rise in Mediawan’s shares. Investment bank Berenberg has looked closely at Mediawan and reports on its founders (Pierre-Antoine Capton, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse) who used the occasion to announce the creation of the Mediawan Alliance, which […]

June 24, 2020By Chris Forrester

Mediawan to acquire Lagardere Studios for €100m

French media group Mediawan has announced a raft of deals, including the acquisition of Lagardere Studios, as part of a broader expansion laid out by its founders, who will also establish a new holding company for the business. Mediawan said its planned takeover valued Lagardere Studios at around €100 million, as parent company Lagardere restructures […]

June 22, 2020