Lagardère Group

Banijay scripted chief Candilis moves to France Télévisions

France Télévisions has confirmed the appointment of Banijay Group’s head of scripted, Takis Candilis, as second-in-command of the French pubcaster. He will take up his new position on February 26 and replace Xavier Couture, but also take on extended responsibilities, which include all genres. Couture left France Télévisions this week after announcing his exit to […]

Lagardère Studios plans European indie M&A

Lagardère Studios, the entertainment division of Lagardère Group, is looking for further external growth in Europe and has a number of active M&A targets, TBI can reveal. The French independent production group already owns Spanish company Boomerang and its affiliates in Latin America and Italy, but wants to ramp up further, notably in Northern Europe. […]