Cogeco sells Métromédia CMR Plus to Astral Media Outdoor

On January 5, 2016, a subsidiary of Cogeco Inc., Cogeco Diffusion Inc., completed the sale of its subsidiary Métromédia CMR Plus Inc., an out-of-home advertising company specialized in the public transit sector, to Astral Media Outdoor L.P.  

Cogeco Inc. was represented in-house by a team led by Christian Jolivet, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary and Annie Beaudoin, Senior Legal Counsel, and Marie Claude Laroche, Director, Legal Services and Secretary, and by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team including Warren Katz, David Massé, Olivier Godbout (corporate and M&A), Maxime Jacquin (banking), Éric Lévesque (tax) and Jeffrey Brown (regulatory). 

Astral Media Outdoor L.P. was represented in-house by Martin Cossette, Vice-President Legal, Marie-Josée Henri, Assistant General Counsel, Jean-François Laroche, Assistant General Counsel, David Létourneau, Legal Counsel, and Melissa Azuelos, Legal Counsel, and by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP with a team including Patrice Martin, Patricia Galella, Calvin Leung, Maxime Lemoyne and Andrew Hodhod (corporate and M&A) and Maryse Tremblay (labour and employment).