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Parisfal, Wild Bunch eye stake in Orange Cinema - report

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As part of its revised conditions for French pay-TV operator Canal Plus's acquisition of rival TPS, the country's competition authority is obliging Canal Plus to resell the 33.3 percent stake it has since acquired in pay-TV service Orange Cinema Series. La Tribune writes that Swedish investment fund Parisfal, which looked at the stake two years ago, is again a candidate, as is distribution company Wild Bunch. Orange can also repurchase the stake or decide to reject all comers as partners and thereby disrupt the sale and turn Canal Plus into a silent partner. When Orange put Orange Cinema

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / Orange
Countries: France
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