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Blue Ant Media Inc. acquires majority control of Toronto Home Shows

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October 7, 2022

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On October 7, 2022, Blue Ant Media Inc. ("Blue Ant Media") acquired the majority control of Toronto Home Shows from the Greater Toronto Area's Building Industry and Land Development Association ("BILD") as part of its ongoing consumer expansion across Canada. Blue Ant Media will partner with BILD to operate live events and further expand its expertise in the home and lifestyle category. The new partnership will oversee the execution of three significant consumer events, Home & Reno Show, The National Home Show, and Fall Home Show, which join Blue Ant Media's extensive portfolio of lifestyle events.

Blue Ant Media Inc., headquartered in Toronto, is a privately held international content producer, distributor, and channel operator.

BILD is a Toronto-based, non-profit association aimed at promoting the welfare of the home-building, renovation, and land development industries and its members.

McCarthy Tétrault advised Blue Ant Media Inc. with a team led by Robert Hansen that included Grant Buchanan, Victoria de Luna, Adil Akbar (Business), Stephanie Dewey, Simon Douville (Tax), and Stefan Mirkovic (Financial Services).