TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF CC & C CLARKE COSTELLE & Cie TO GROUP AB

 

CPC & Associés (Jean-Yves Connesson (partners), Karim Benhassni and Thierry Lantairès (associates)), advised the founders and shareholders of CC&C and EDL in connection with the transfer of control to Groupe AB, a subsidiary of Mediawan.

 

Founded in 2001, CC&C is an audiovisual production company, specialized in historical and society programs, internationally recognized for its expertise in the production of films based on archives (in particular Apocalypse) and has developed a unique know-how in the restoration and coloring of archives. Also recognized as one of the 100 best international documentary production companies by RealScreen, CC&C was founded by Isabelle Clarke (director), Daniel Costelle (author) and Louis Vaudeville (producer).

 

The founders of CC&C retain 20% of the Company’s share capital. They will contribute to the development of CC&C and the “Apocalypse” brand within Groupe AB, and will also be associated with the strategy of the channel “Toute l’Histoire”.

 

To carry out this transaction, Groupe AB was represented by the law firm Racine, which consisted of:

  • Bruno Cavalié, associé, Maud Bakouche et Elena Pintea sur les aspects M&A ;
  • Barna Evva, associé, assisté de Polina Bogoyavlenskaya sur les aspects financement ;
  • Fabrice Rymarz, associé, assisté de Jérémie Yéni sur les aspects fiscaux ;
  • Frédérique Chaput, associée, assistée de Sophie Pasquesone, Counsel et Fanny Levy sur les aspects contractuels et de propriété intellectuelle ;
  • Frédéric Broud, associé, assisté de Guillaume Thuleau sur les aspects de droit social.