Federation Acquires Majority Stake in Robin & Co


Pascal Breton’s Federation Entertainment has purchased a majority stake in Jean-Yves Robin’s production company Robin & Co, which includes subsidiaries such as Calt Production.

Robin & Co produces dramas, feature films, documentaries, magazines and live shows. The group includes the subsidiaries Calt Production (Kaamelott, Caméra Café, Vous les Femmes, Soda, Chefs), Calt Studio (Moloch, Disparu à Jamais), Calt Story (La Dernière Partie, Or de Lui, A Mon Tour), Hope Production (Human, Legacy), Monkey Pack Film (Café de Flore, Inséparables, Sympathie pour le Diable, Je te Veux moi non Plus) and Robin Production (dedicated to the production of shows that notably discovered artists such as Kev Adams and Ahmed Sylla).

Federation has a total of 20 subsidiary or associate production companies, based in Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Madrid, Berlin, London, Brussels and Tel Aviv. The group is responsible for hits such as The Bureau, In Treatment, Baby, Hostages, Marseille, Bad Banks, Deadly Tropics, Your Honor, The Twelve, Undercover, A French Case, Around the World in 80 Days, Les Bleus 2018: At the Heart of the Russian Epic, Mediterranean, Find Me in Paris and Ollie & Moon.

Breton, president of Federation, said: “The exceptional relationship that Jean-Yves Robin has managed to build with many actors, writers and directors, especially in comedy, is unique in France. He and his team of producers know how to accompany all these talents from the Festival du Rire comedy festival and small stand-up venues to the biggest popular successes, both in series or cinema. Our association can offer them even more outlets on channels, platforms, the international market and all the derivative markets born of the digital revolution that we are exploring.”

Robin, president of Robin & Co, said: “Almost 24 years after the creation of Robin & Co, I wanted to give a new impetus to the group by approaching an industry partner who understands where we come from and our way of working, namely through a very strong relationship with our talents. The project that Pascal has built with his team is a perfect fit and I felt the obvious complementarities between our two groups, both artistically and in terms of business. Robin & Co is a close-knit team that includes producers, but also financial (Hadrien Foussard) and legal (Camille Chapuis) talents covering the whole spectrum of our activities. I am very happy that Robin & Co is a new member of this federation of creators that is Federation!”