ITI Group

TVN makes board appointments

Polish broadcaster TVN has made a number of appointments to its board. The broadcast group, which has interests in commercial free-to-air and pay TV in Poland, has named Arnold Bahlmann, Rodolphe  Belmer, Michael Broniatowski, Paul Gricuk, Sophie Guieysse, Wojciech Kostrzewa, Bertrand Meheut, Wieslaw Rozłucki, Bruno  Valsangiacomo, Peter Walter and Aldona Wejchert to its board. Bahlmann […]

Scripps to launch 100% takeover bid for TVN

Scripps Networks Interactive has confirmed plans to buy 100% of Polish broadcaster TVN, after it completes its previously announced purchase of a majority stake in the firm. Scripps’ chairman and president, Kenneth Lowe, said it intends to make a public tender offer to buy the rest of the company “to fully realise the strategic and […]

Scripps to take control of Poland’s TVN

International pay TV channel provider Scripps Networks Interactive is to take majority control of Polish broadcaster TVN for €584 million in cash plus assumption of debt. Scripps has struck a deal with ITI Group and France’s Canal+ Group to take a 52.7% stake in TVN in an all-cash deal. Scripps will also assume €840 million […]