Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier advises the TF1 group in the context of exclusive negotiations between the TF1 group and Altice Media in connection with the sale of the TFX channel
Paris, 9 March 2022
Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier advises the TF1 Group in the context of exclusive negotiations between the TF1 Group and Altice Media in the context of the sale of the TFX channel (channel 11 of TNT). In this context, the TF1 Group has received from Altice Media a put option to purchase the TFX channel. Altice Media will benefit from an exclusivity right.
The completion of this transaction is subject, in particular, to the information consultation process of the employee representative bodies, the authorization of the competent authorities (Autorité de la Concurrence and Arcom) and the completion of the project of merger between the TF1 Group and the M6 Group.
The team was led by Christophe Vinsonneau (partner), included Cécile de Narp and Gersende Renard on M&A aspects, Henri Savoie (partner) and Patrick Mèle (counsel) on public law aspects, Vincent Agulhon (partner) and Pierre Dabin on tax law aspects, Martin Lebeuf (partner) and Maxime Garcia on financing aspects.
The law firm Vogel & Vogel acts as legal advisor for TF1Group on competition law aspects. The law firm Flichy Grangé advises on employment law aspects.
M6 is advised by Bredin Prat.
Altice Media is advised by De Pardieu Brocas Maffei.
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