The Woodbridge Company

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The Woodbridge Company Limited is a Canadian private holding company and the principal and controlling shareholder (55 percent) of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters was formed in 2008, when The Thomson Corporation acquired Reuters.

The company also owns the largest (85 percent) interest in The Globe and Mail Inc. In late 2010, Woodbridge sold its 40-percent interest in CTVglobemedia, a Canadian multimedia company with ownership of CTV, to BCE Inc.[1]

Woodbridge is the primary investment vehicle for members of the family of the late Roy Thomson, the first Lord Thomson of Fleet. David Thomson and his brother, Peter Thomson, became chairmen of Woodbridge upon the death of their father, Kenneth Thomson in 2006. Woodbridge is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. David Binet is President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

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  1. ^ Canada (2010-09-10). "Woodbridge Acquires Direct Ownership of The Globe and Mail". CNW. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 

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