Discovery Networks and C More have executed the agreement to buy Canal 8 Sport and Canal 9. The agreement strengthens Discovery Networks' position among the largest players on the Danish television market via the two channels, which broadcast games from the Danish league and the international European League.
The channel portfolio thereafter contains Kanal 4, Kanal 5, 6'eren, ID - Investigation Discovery, Eurosport, Eurosport 2, Canal 8 Sport, Canal 9, Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery World and Discovery Science.
On 1 July, the sports channel Eurosport Danmark is established, which is a merger between Canal 8 Sport and Eurosport 2.
Horten has assisted SBS Discovery with legal advice within M&A, media law and IP law.