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03-01-2013, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Killion View Post
Partially yes, though as I understand it another factor was that because MLSE was so obscenely profitable for OTPP, suggested by their squads of tax attorneys & investment advisors that they would be better off, keeping more in paying lower capital gains taxes through the divestiture of that asset with a more diversified blue chip portfolio in other jurisdictions. The timing was right as well of course, what with Bell/Rogers anxious to acquire the assets & content. Yepp. A marriage made in Hell, guaranteff'n tee'd to soon, yes, very soon, provide countless hours of entertainment here on hf & elsewhere Im sure. Talkin Mega Threads, major hit counts, ad rates goin through the roof. Might wanna sink some change into CraveMedia GS. Just a matter of time before she blows.

Maybe they wanted to recapitalize after 2008 and retirements are probably up in Ontario's schools? Anyway, like you said, Rogers and Bell, a future love and hate relation? lol

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