On May 1, 2018, TVA Group announced an agreement to acquire the Serdy Média Inc. and the Serdy Vidéo Inc. group of companies for an aggregate amount of $24 million. The acquisition will equip TVA to further diversify the content it offers Quebec viewers by adding the Évasion and Zeste specialty channels. TVA Group was a founding shareholder of Évasion, whose programming focuses on travel, tourism, adventure and food. Zeste is a cooking and lifestyle network. This transaction requires CRTC approval.
Miller Thomson is advising Serdy Média Inc. and Serdy Vidéo Inc. with respect to this transaction with a team led by Normand Royal and including Julien Morier and Grégory Morin-Maltais (corporate/M&A), Alexandre Ajami (IP) and Claudia Desjardins Bélisle (labour and employment).