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Captionmax acquired by 3Play Media

On Feb. 15, 2022, Captionmax, a leader in live and recorded captioning, localization, and audio description services announced its acquisition by 3Play Media, the leading video accessibility provider. The acquisition includes National Captioning Canada (NCC), the largest live captioning provider in Canada and a subsidiary of Captionmax, providing exciting geographic expansion for 3Play Media into the Canadian market. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

BLG represented Captionmax on the Canadian aspects of the transaction with a team led by Stefan Timms that included Stephen Nguyen (Corporate); Denes Rothschild (Competition); Steve Suarez (Tax); Brian Portas and Adam Guy (Labour & Employment); and Mark Ricketts (Commercial Real Estate).