Screaming Eagle announces merger with Lionsgate Studios

Goodmans LLP is acting for Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp. in connection with its proposed merger with the Studio Business of Lionsgate Entertainment Corp., comprised of its Television Studio and Motion Picture Group segments and one of the world's most valuable film and television libraries. The merged company will be called Lionsgate Studios Corp. 

The transaction creates one of the world's largest publicly-traded pure play content platforms.

The merger, effected by way of a corporate plan of arrangement, was structured to address complex corporate, tax and regulatory requirements of Canadian, Cayman Islands and U.S. laws.