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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Shaw Communications' Completes Sale of Shaw Media to Corus Entertainment for $2.65 Billion

2016

Areas Communications, Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Finance and Securities

Summary

Goodmans represented The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Shaw Communications Inc. in connection with the sale by Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw) of 100% of its wholly-owned broadcasting subsidiary, Shaw Media Inc. (Shaw Media) to Corus Entertainment Inc. for $2.65 billion. Shaw Media is the owner of the Global Television Network and 19 specialty channels including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada and Showcase. This transaction firmly positions Shaw as a leading pure-play connectivity provider with an attractive growth profile.