Thomson Video Nets Get New Investor

Thomson Video Networks said Thursday it is getting a new strategic partner.    

Private equity firm Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (EdRIP) said it was taking an equity stake in the broadcast, cable and online video delivery company in concert with company management.    

Rothschild did not say how big the stake was, but did point out that it specialized in minority stakes in private companies. 

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John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.