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Company Overview of Sun Media Corporation

Company Overview

Sun Media Corporation publishes a chain of tabloids and community newspapers in Canada. The company operates in urban and community markets through two groups of products, the Urban Daily group, which includes eight paid daily newspapers, six free daily commuter publications, and three free weekly publications; and the Community Newspaper group, which consists of daily community newspapers, community weekly newspapers and shopping guides, and agricultural and other specialty publications. It also offers printing services for Web press and sheetfed products; graphic design services for print and electronic media; and third-party commercial printing services. In addition, the company distribut...

333 King Street East

Toronto, ON M5A 3X5

Canada

Founded in 1971

3,627 Employees

Phone:

416-597-4129

Fax:

416-979-1234

Key Executives for Sun Media Corporation

Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 56
Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The London Free Press
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Le Journal de Qubec and Publisher of Le Journal de Qubec
Age: 63
Publisher
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sun Media Corporation Key Developments

Meltwater and Sun Media Partner to Provide Premium News Content

Meltwater(R) has entered into a content distribution agreement with Sun Media. Under the new agreement, Meltwater's clients will enjoy complete access to premium online content from Sun Media's major market daily newspapers, including the Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, and Winnipeg Sun.

Sun Media Corporation Announces the Elimination of Approximately 200 Positions Across the Organization

Sun Media Corporation announced the elimination of approximately 200 positions across the organization, of which about a quarter will come from editorial. The corporation is taking the restructuring and optimization initiative at a time of profound, unprecedented changes in the print media industry driven largely by the digital revolution.

Sun Media Corporation Becomes an Official Media Partner of the Canadian Olympic Committee

Sun Media Corporation announced that it has reached a partnership agreement with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) as the COC's official national French-language media partner and its regional French and English-language media partner. The 3-year-plus agreement allows Sun Media Corporation newspapers to provide their readers with unprecedented coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. This two-pronged partnership, at the national and regional levels, bolsters Sun Media Corporation's position as the leading source of sports news and information. Sun Media Corporation's multiple publications, readers can enjoy exclusive editorial content and privileged access to athletes from around Québec and Canada.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

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Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
December 5, 2013
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