Quebecor Inc.

Quebecor Inc.

August 07, 2013 15:59 ET

Quebecor Inc. Announces Stock Split

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 7, 2013) - On August 7, 2013, the Board of Directors of Quebecor Inc. (the "Corporation") approved a two-for-one stock split of the Corporation's outstanding Class A Multiple Voting Shares and Class B Subordinate Voting Shares. Accordingly, shareholders will receive one additional share for each share owned on the record date of August 14, 2013, subject to approval of regulatory filings with the Toronto Stock Exchange. Trading on the shares on a split basis will commence at the opening of business on August 16, 2013.

The Corporation

Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B) is a holding company with a 75.4% interest in Quebecor Media Inc., one of Canada's largest media groups, with more than 16,000 employees. Quebecor Media Inc., through its subsidiary Videotron Ltd., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services, cable telephony and mobile telephony. Through Sun Media Corporation, Quebecor Media Inc. is the largest publisher of newspapers in Canada. It also operates and its network of English- and French-language Internet properties in Canada. In the broadcasting segment, Quebecor Media Inc. operates, through TVA Group Inc., the number one French-language conventional television network in Québec, a number of specialty channels, and, through Sun Media Corporation, the English-language SUN News channel. Another subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., Nurun Inc., is a major interactive technologies and communications agency with offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Quebecor Media Inc. is also active in magazine publishing (TVA Publications Inc.), book publishing and distribution (Sogides Group Inc., CEC Publishing Inc.), the production, distribution and retailing of cultural products (Archambault Group Inc., TVA Films), video game development (BlooBuzz Studios Inc.), DVD, Blu-ray disc and video game rental and retailing (Le SuperClub Vidéotron ltée), the printing and distribution of community newspapers and flyers (Quebecor Media Printing Inc., Quebecor Media Network Inc.), outdoor advertising (Quebecor Media Out of Home), news content production and distribution (QMI Agency), and multiplatform advertising solutions (QMI Sales).

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