Magazine article Screen International

eOne Announces $100M Acquisition Fund

Magazine article Screen International

eOne Announces $100M Acquisition Fund

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Entertainment One Films International (eOne) today announced that it has established a $100 million acquisition fund to bolster the coffers of new president Harold van Lier and his team.

According to the company, the division's new integrated financing structure will see it "secure worldwide rights on a series of premium commercial films in the coming years" and "offer producers a substantial investment in their films."

eOne also recently negotiated production financing from City National Bank and OneWest Bank for projects into which eOne Films International significantly invests.

Former StudioCanal executive Van Lier is also overseeing the launch of Séville International later this year. Longtime Montreal-based vice president of international sales Anick Poirier will run the new division from eOne's Québec-based Les Films Séville offices.

She will focus on exploiting high-quality independent films from Québec and Canada. Charlotte van Weede, senior vice president, international sales, will oversee international distribution of eOne Films International's slate. …

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