MONTREAL, June 1 /CNW Telbec/ - BRANCHEZ-VOUS! (TSX Venture : BZV)
announces that the agreement under which BRANCHEZ-VOUS! represents on an
exclusive basis Astral Media Web sites to advertisers and ad agencies will not
be renewed after August 31, 2007. "We thank Astral Media's teams for the trust
they have put in us during the past few years", says Patrick Pierra, CEO of
The proportion of BRANCHEZ-VOUS! sales on Astral Media sites has
decreased for the past year and was below 25% in the first quarter of 2007.
The end of this agreement does not affect the viability, the sales growth, nor
the profitability of operations of BRANCHEZ-VOUS!, which signed representation
agreements with various independent sites, including LeDevoir.com and
JustForLaughs.ca, in recent months.
About BRANCHEZ-VOUS! inc.
BRANCHEZ-VOUS! inc. is a leading Montreal-based Internet media company.
It owns and operates the BRANCHEZ-VOUS.com portal and the BRANCHEZ-VOUS!
BRANCHEZ-VOUS.com (www.branchez-vous.com) is the largest independent
portal in Quebec. With a news, business and technology focus, it primarily
targets an audience of active adults working in and/or interested by
technology and reaches over 500,000 users each month.
The BRANCHEZ-VOUS! Network is the largest French-language Internet
advertising network, comprised of over 50 web sites for which BRANCHEZ-VOUS!
sells national advertising. It reaches over 3 million French Canadians every
BRANCHEZ-VOUS! is listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol BZV
and has approximately 29.3 million shares outstanding. Additional information
on the Corporation can be obtained on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and at
The TSX Venture exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
contents of this press release.
For further information:
For further information: Patrick Pierra, President and CEO, (514)
842-3838 ext. 249; Nicholas Powell, Investment Relations consultant, (514)