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Rogers, Shaw, Quebecor extend proposed transactions date

Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications, the Shaw Family Living Trust, and Quebecor have announced an agreement to extend the outside date of the proposed merger of Rogers and Shaw and the acquisition of Freedom Mobile by Videotron, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quebecor, to February 17th. All parties say they remain committed to the pro-competitive transactions, which […]

January 31, 2023

Canada: Minister stymies Rogers/Shaw merger

Canada’s industry minister has said he will not approve the planned C$26 billion (€19.1bn) merger between multiplay telcos Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications but suggested a revised agreement may be possible. In a statement, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, noted that later in the week, the parties to the transaction will begin […]

October 26, 2022By Colin Mann