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Pathe set to acquire 30% of Histoire

Pens are poised to ink a deal that will see French media group Pathe scoop up a 30% stake in Histoire, a history theme channel based in Paris. The proposed transaction has Pathe acquiring 20% from Finances et Communication (a risk...
March 1, 2001

Pens are poised to ink a deal that will see French media group Pathe scoop up a 30% stake in Histoire, a history theme channel based in Paris. The proposed transaction has Pathe acquiring 20% from Finances et Communication (a risk capital fund), with the remaining 10% coming from a capital increase. If the deal goes through, France Telecom, Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux, Pathe and the public holding company helmed by France Television will all share ownership of Histoire.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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