Assistance of DPG Media with the launch of streaming platform STREAMZ and the set-up, in this respect, of their joint-venture with TELENET

Astrea advised DPG Media (www.dpgmedia.be), the largest commercial broadcaster in Belgium, with the negotiation of a joint-venture with TELENET (www.telenet.be), a listed mobility services provider, to launch and commercialize a brand-new local streaming platform called STREAMZ (www.streamz.be).   The transaction was managed by Frédéric Verspreeuwen and Seppe Laenen, assisted by a multidisciplinary team at Astrea involved in the different aspects of the deal including on the development of the streaming platform, datasharing, content licenses, advertisement and commercialization of the STREAMZ offering.

Assistance with collective bargaining agreements re. TUPE

Astrea assisted the seller in the collective negotiations with its trade unions to conclude a collective bargaining agreement when it transferred part of its employees to its subcontractor. After the transfer, Astrea assisted the buyer in the collective negotiations with its trade unions to conclude a collective bargaining agreement to harmonize the working conditions of the employees transferred to it.