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Contex Group acquires three properties from TC Transcontinental

A newly-formed company called Contex Group has acquired three media properties from TC Transcontinental: Les Affaires, Contech and Benefits Canada. Contex specializes in producing events, conferences, trade shows and training programs. Business property Les Affaires produces 45 conferences, training programs and a trade show along with a website and a print publication. Contech produces four trades shows and a series of training programs aimed at the Quebec construction industry. Benefits Canada produces 30 conferences as well as two print publications and websites aimed at the pension and benefits industry.

“I am very happy to have concluded this deal with TC Transcontinental and to launch my own company in a field that I'm passionate about,” said Pierre Marcoux, president of Contex Group and former president of the media sector at TC Transcontinental. “This is an important moment for me and for my teams. Over the past few years, we have been able to grow our business through the development of strong event activities. Moving forward, we will focus even more on this part of the business while leveraging the strength of our media products.”

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