Lagardere Studios

Mediawan to buy Lagardere Studios for $112m as part of European expansion

French media group Mediawan has revealed a plan to acquire a raft of content firms across Europe by striking a deal to buy Lagardere Studios for around €100m ($112m) and taking a minority stake in fast-growing German firm Leonine. Mediawan, which appointed Endemol Shine France’s former chief operating officer Delphine Cazaux as COO in January, […]

Plessis to aid Lagardère’s SVOD efforts

France’s Lagardère Studios has appointed Thomas Plessis as director of digital business, a role that sees him support development of original mobile, SVOD and OTT content. The hire marks a return to Lagardère for Plessis, who previously sold his podcasting business to the French media giant in 2008 and then worked as radio and digital […]

Lagardère rebrands TV division

French media giant Lagardère has rebranded its TV and Film division Lagardère Studios. The unit previously operated under the Lagardère Entertainment banner. It said the name change was part of its wider international growth plans, which have seen the company reorganize its content operations into four parts: French TV production, international TV production, format production […]