The Canadian entertainment powerhouse behind listed on stock exchange.

The move to a premium listing follows the acquisition of Canadian film distributor Alliance Films, which owns rights to titles including Lord Of The Ringsand The Hunger Games.

“Reaching the FTSE 250 Index is an incredible milestone through which we will see many positive benefits for the group and our shareholders,” said CEO Darren Throop.

“We are very proud of the group’s solid performance since listing, a testament to the hard work of all the eOne teams. We are proud to be among the highly-regarded FTSE 250 companies and look forward to driving further value for our shareholders over the coming years.”

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