Approved by Shareholders, $143.9M Cinar Sale Nears Completion
- `Spectacular' Growth Has Cinar Education Hungry For More. // Educational Marketer;11/15/99, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p4
Reports that the education division at Cinar Corp. (Montreal) has its sights set on further growth through internal expansion and acquisitions of other companies and product lines.
- Acquisitions Figure into Cinar's K-12 Growth Strategy for 2003. // Educational Marketer;4/14/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p7
Focuses on the factors influencing the growth of Cinar Corp. in Canada. Details on the strategic acquisitions of the corporation; Development of effective products; Use of sales strategies.
- SHAREHOLDERS OK CINAR SALE TO HIRSH. Kelly, Brendan // Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, p6
Reports on the decision of the shareholders of the Montreal, Quebec-based animation production company Cinar to sell the company to an investor group led by Michael Hirsh. Financial scandals faced by Cinar; Comment of Cinar CEO Stuart Snyder regarding the deal.
- Tough Cookies. Grala, Alyson // License!;Sep2004, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p20
The article presents information about the acquisition of Cinar Corp. and all of its assets in early 2004 by Cookie Jar Entertainment. One of those assets was Kelly Elwood, head of licensing at Cookie Jar. Elwood's career spans 22 years in consumer marketing, including a stint in the consumer...
- Prospective Cinar Buyer Sees Growth Through Acquisitions. // Electronic Education Report;11/21/2003, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p4
Focuses on the pending sale of education and entertainment company Cinar Corp. in the U.S. Merger of Cinar with HighReach Learning; Terms of the agreement; Voting shares of Cinar.
- Cinar Purchase May Lead Trend in Kids TV. Pursell, Claris // Television Week;11/3/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p6
Reports that the acquisition deal between TD Capital and TV animation producer Cinar is considered as part of the plan to consolidate children's animation and education businesses. Terms of the acquisition deal; Significance of the deal to the financial capability of Cinar; Legal considerations...
- Consortium acquiring Cinar for $144 mil. Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/4/2003, Vol. 381 Issue 7, p99
A consortium led by children's programming veterans Toper Taylor and Michael Hirsh is to acquire embattled kids TV and educational company Cinar Corp. for $143.9 million. Taylor and Hirsh, backed by TD Capital Canadian Private Equity Partners, signed an agreement Thursday to acquire Cinar's...
- Cinar, Spanish toon co. draw up settlement. Kelly, Brendan // Daily Variety;11/26/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 39, p4
Reports on the out-of-court settlement reached by Cinar Corp. with BRB International in Quebec. Letter of intent signed by Cinar to purchase the animation company; Removal of Cinar from a suit filed by BRB; Agreement reached by an investor group led by former Nelvana executives Michael Hirsch...
- Nelvana seals Cinar takeover. Vlessing, Eton // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/16/2004, Vol. 383 Issue 2, p58
A consortium led by former executives of animation company Nelvana Ltd. Michael Hirsh and Toper Taylor have successfully closed their $144 million acquisition of rival Canadian animation producer Cinar Corp. After securing shareholder and regulatory approvals, Hirsh, Taylor and financial backers...