Matthieu Pigasse

Mediawan posts first full-year financials

Paris-listed production-distribution group Mediawan has posted its first full year financials. Both actual and pro forma results were published by the company, which launched at the end of 2015 as a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). Actual results (including a nine-month consolidation of financials from Groupe AB, which it bought last year) show revenues of […]

Mediawan aiming to be Europe’s ‘leading premium content platform’

Mediawan plans to use its acquisition of AB Group to build “the leading premium content platform in Europe”, combining production and channel distribution, according to Lazard France CEO Matthieu Pigasse, one of the three principals behind the creation of the publicly listed investment outfit. Speaking on a conference call after the AB Group deal was […]

Mediawan to acquire AB Group as first step in Euro-content strategy

Mediawan, the media investment consortium set up by producer Pierre-Antoine Capton, Iliad Telecom founder Xavier Niel and Lazard France chief Matthieu Pigasse, is to acquire French production, channels and distribution player AB Group for €270 million. The investment group, which said that the acquisition would be a “first step towards building a leading independent premium […]