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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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