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Media Advisory: Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec reach an agreement on the partial sale of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec's...

...interest in Quebecor Media Inc.

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Media Advisory: Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec reach an agreement on the partial sale of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec's...06:22 EDT Wednesday, October 03, 2012MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2012) - Pierre Karl Péladeau, president and CEO, Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B) and Quebecor Media Inc. and Jean-François Pruneau, chief financial officer, Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media Inc., will hold a conference call this morning at 9am regarding the above. Media can attend this conference call in listen mode.A document explaining the projected transaction has already been made available on Quebecor's website at: http://www.quebecor.com/en/presentations_enConference call:Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec reach an agreement on the partial sale of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec's interest in Quebecor Media Inc.This morning - October 3rd2012 - at 9amCall-in number:1-877-293-8052 (Canada-US)Participant code:58308#Moderator:Martin Tremblay, Vice President, Public Affairs, Quebecor Media Inc.Speakers:Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO, Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. Jean-François Pruneau, Chief Financial Officer, Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc.Anyone unable to attend this conference call may listen to the rebroadcast by phoning 1-877-293-8133 (Canada-US), conference reference number: 858728# and participant code 58308# (Available from October 3rd until November 2nd 2012).The conference call is also available in audio webcast on Quebecor's website at http://www.quebecor.com/en/content/conference-call The CompanyQuebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B) is a holding company with a 54.7% interest in Quebecor Media Inc., one of Canada's largest media groups, with more than 16,000 employees. Quebecor Media Inc., through its subsidiary Videotron Ltd., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services, cable telephone services and mobile telephone services. Through Sun Media Corporation, Quebecor Media Inc. is the largest publisher of newspapers in Canada. It also operates Canoe.ca and its network of English and French language Internet properties in Canada. In the broadcasting sector, Quebecor Media Inc. operates, through TVA Group Inc., the number one French language general interest television network in Québec, a number of specialty channels and the SUN News English language channel. Another subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., Nurun Inc., is a major interactive technologies and communications agency with offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Quebecor Media Inc. is also active in magazine publishing (TVA Publishing Inc.), video game development (BlooBuzz Studios, L.P.), book publishing and distribution (Sogides Group Inc. and CEC Publishing Inc.), the production, distribution and retailing of cultural products (Archambault Group Inc. and TVA Films), DVD, Blu-ray disc and videogame rental and retailing (Le SuperClub Vidéotron Ltd), the printing and distribution of regional newspapers and flyers (Quebecor Media Printing Inc. and Quebecor Media Network Inc.), news content production and distribution (QMI Agency), multiplatform advertising solutions (QMI Sales) and the publishing of printed and online directories, through Quebecor MediaPages™.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Vice President, Public AffairsMartin TremblayQuebecor Media Inc.514.380.1985martin.tremblay@quebecor.com