PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Mediawan (Paris:MDW) (Ticker : MDW - ISIN : FR0013247137), an independent European audiovisual content platform, announces its general shareholders’ meeting on June 5th, 2018.
Mediawan will hold its general shareholders’ meeting on June 5th, 2018. The related convocation will be released in the French legal announcement bulletin (BALO) on April 30th, 2018.
A resolution will be submitted to the shareholders in order to appoint Anne Le Lorier as member of supervisory board.
After graduating from the École Nationale d’Administration, Anne Le Lorier began her career at the Treasury Headquarters and occupied various positions in the institution. She then joined major companies such as EDF group from 2002 to 2011, first as Deputy Head of corporate finance and treasury management then as Delegated Director to the General Secretary, with a responsibility for the group’s risks and audit divisions. In 2011, she was appointed as Second Deputy Governor of Banque de France, then in 2012 First Deputy Governor, position she held until January 2018.
Besides, Mediawan’s supervisory board has appointed :
Guillaume Izabel, as member of the management board (standing for
Guillaume Prot, resigning).
Guillaume Izabel remains Mediawan’s CFO, position he has held since June 2017. Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, Guillaume was previously M&A Director at Lazard, with a 12 years-experience in corporate and investment banking specializing in particular in the European media sector.
Stanislas Subra, as censor of its supervisory board.
Since 2010, Stanislas Subra is Manager of the alternative investments funds’ division at MACSF (Mutuelle d’Assurance du Corps de Santé Français) . Previously, he was financial analyst in the real estate investment sector at Nexity (group Caisses d’Epargne). Stanislas Subra has a master degree in Finance Banking - Master II Financial and Technical Banking from Université Panthéon Assas - Paris II.
As of today’s date, MACSF holds 2,500,000 shares, corresponding to 8.79% of Mediawan’s share capital and voting rights.
Lastly, Mediawan was notified of the exercice of 137,500 warrants. As a consequence, 68,750 new shares will be issued, increasing Mediawan share capital to 285,014.30€, corresponding to 28,501,430 ordinary shares with a par value of 0.01 euro. Such share capital increase is planned to occur before the general meeting scheduled June 5th, 2018.
Mediawan was incorporated in December 2015 as a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) for the purpose of acquiring one or more targeted operating businesses or companies in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe. The Company was formed by Pierre-Antoine Capton, Xavier Niel and Matthieu Pigasse, and raised €250 million in April 2016 from an initial public offering on the Euronext regulated market in Paris.
In March 2017, Mediawan acquired Groupe AB and thus became an independent leader in audiovisual content in French-speaking Europe. The Group is active in the production and distribution of television series, TV movies, cartoons and documentaries and in the publication of TV channels and associated digital services.
With the acquisition of CC&C in July 2017, the entering into exclusive talks with ON kids & family in December 2017, the acquisition of EuropaCorp Television’s business (excluding US series) in January 2018 and the acquisition of a majority stake in Makever on 15 March 2018, Mediawan continued its growth strategy in international content in the field of fiction, documentaries and animated content.