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French broadcaster M6 buys TV channels from Lagardere for EUR 215 mln

Monday 27 May 2019 | 11:01 CET | News
Media conglomerate Lagardere group has announced that it has reached an agreement with French broadcaster M6 on the sale of its TV channel business, in a deal worth EUR 215 million. Subject to regulatory approval, the sale covers Gulli (including its international versions), Canal J, TiJi, Elle Girl TV, MCM, MCM Top, and RFM TV.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Lagardere / M6
Countries: France
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