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Bell Media Completes its Acquisition of a Majority Interest in Pinewood Toronto Studios


On May 14, 2018, Bell Media completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios, one of the largest purpose-built production studios in Canada. Pinewood Toronto Studios includes 11 purpose-built stages, offices, teaching facilities and a variety of support services for film and television clients.  Bell Media, in partnership with the studio’s existing shareholders (Comweb Studio, Castlepoint Studio and Build Toronto), plan to expand the studio and continue development on Toronto’s Port Lands.

Cassels acted for Pinewood Toronto Studios with a team that consisted of Marc Mercier and Charles Newman (Financial Services), Colin Ground, Nicola Geary, Jeff Mikelberg and Jacquie Richards (Business/Infrastructure), Jim Morand and Tera Li (Tax),  Jonathan Freeman (Real Estate) and Robyn Blumberg (Construction/Infrastructure).