Lawrence M. Tanenbaum completes purchase and becomes second largest shareholder of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.



    TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - Lawrence M. Tanenbaum, the President of Kilmer
Sports Inc. and the Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE),
announced today that he has completed the previously announced purchase of an
additional 7.7% of MLSE from CTVglobemedia Inc. As a result of the purchase,
Mr. Tanenbaum has increased his ownership to 20.5% making him the second
largest shareholder of MLSE. The Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, which holds
58.4%, continues to be the largest shareholder in MLSE. CTVgm continues to
hold a 7.7% interest in MLSE.
    Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is a privately held organization
that owns and operates sports and entertainment enterprises including Air
Canada Centre, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, Leafs TV,
Raptors NBA TV and the Toronto Marlies.





For further information:

For further information: For Kilmer Sports Inc., Dale H. Lastman, (416)
597-4129; For CTVglobemedia Inc., Bonnie Brownlee, SVP Corporate
Communications, (416) 384-7190

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