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Transcontinental Media G.P., a subsidiary of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), is pleased to announce today the acquisition of all B2B brands of the Advisor and Financial Services Groups from Rogers Media Inc. The transaction comprises seven renowned brands, most of which are available on print and digital platforms, and across events, custom publishing and market research activities. As such, this diversified portfolio reaches professionals, namely from the financial and human resources sectors, through a full range of B2B specialty content and services. The employees working for these brands will join the TC Media teams in Toronto and Montreal.
“This acquisition is in line with our strategy to grow our B2B product and service offering,” said Pierre Marcoux, Senior Vice President of Business and Education at TC Media. “It strengthens our existing portfolio of financial advisory brands, extends our portfolio to the pension and benefits segment, and positions TC Media as the leader in these respective markets. Our partners, both readers and advertiser customers, will continue to enjoy our in-depth content and relevant platforms, while benefiting from new business opportunities as a result of this transaction. We are also very pleased to welcome the talented employees who have helped build the reputation of these products and services and to be able to draw on their expertise.”
The brands included in this transaction are: Advisor’s Edge and Advisor’s Edge Report (www.advisor.ca), Conseiller and Le journal du Conseiller (www.conseiller.ca and conseiller.ca/pme), Benefits Canada (benefitscanada.com and smallbizadvisor.ca), Avantages (conseiller.ca/avantages), Canadian Insurance Top Broker (CITopBroker.com), Canadian Investment Review (InvestmentReview.com) and Canadian Institutional Investment Network (institutionalinvestmentnetwork.ca).
TC Media’s current B2B product portfolio includes: Investment Executive (investmentexecutive.com) and Finance et Investissement (finance-investissement.com), Les Affaires and Les Affaires Plus – including the Les Affaires events – (lesaffaires.com), Acquizition.biz, Journal Constructo, Les leaders de la construction au Québec and Voir Vert (groupeconstructo.com), as well as the management of the Government of Québec’s electronic tendering system (Système électronique d’appel d’offres du gouvernement du Québec – seao.ca).