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Cogeco Connexion Inc. acquires Oxio

Date Closed

March 3, 2023

Lead Office

Québec City


100.00 Million CAD

On February 21, 2023, Cogeco Connexion Inc. ("Cogeco") announced the acquisition of the telecommunications operations of oxio, an internet service provider. Oxio offers telecommunications services and will grant Cogeco a license for its gaiia proprietary software, which Cogeco will use to serve oxio’s customers.

Founded in 2019, oxio is an independent residential internet service provider based in the Province of Québec.

The second largest cable operator in Ontario and Québec, Cogeco provides Internet, video and telephony services to residential and small business customers.

McCarthy Tétrault advised Oxio with a team led by Charles-Antoine Soulière and Alexandre Saulnier-Marceau that included Charles-Étienne Pressé, Gabriel Boulianne Gobeil, Kim Godbout, Sheema Rezaei (M&A), David Paradis, Émilie Thibault, Simmy Sahdra (Labour & Employment), Keith Rose (Regulatory), Véronique Wattiez-Larose, and Francis Langlois (IP & Technology).