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  • Get the KURIOS App Today!

    Get the KURIOS App Today!

    The DHL Cabinet of Curiosities is the latest in a range of innovative Augmented Reality apps by DHL, Official Logistics Partner of Cirque du Soleil!

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  • Meet Mitch Garber: Chairman of the Board

    Meet Mitch Garber: Chairman of the Board

    Mitch Garber, fellow Quebecer, becomes Chairman of the Board at Cirque du Soleil after the co-founder announced this week that he will be selling the entertainment empire to a consortium made up of U.S.-based TPG Capital, Shanghai-based Fosun Capital Group, and a small stake for the Caisse de dépôt.

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  • Bloomberg: Cirque du Soleil Has No Chance in China

    Bloomberg: Cirque du Soleil Has No Chance in China

    It's no secret that Cirque du Soleil has been in need of a savior. After years of un-checked expansion, it looked like Cirque had finally slipped off its high wire. Just in the nick of time, a Chinese company (Fosun) seems to have swooped down to stop its plummet. But Cirque du Soleil's saga isn't over quite yet. There's plenty of reason to doubt the Chinese public will have much interest in what Cirque is selling. Fosun's challenge will be to convince the company's creative staff that Canada's idea of "happy lifestyle" entertainment doesn't overlap with China's.

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  • WSJ: The Perils of Workers’ Comp for Injured Cirque du Soleil Performers

    WSJ: The Perils of Workers’ Comp for Injured Cirque du Soleil Performers

    Natasha Hallett was a longtime performer at Cirque du Soleil, playing a key role in the circus giant’s La Nouba show in Orlando, Fla. Then she made a mistake.

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  • WSJ: Injuries Put Safety in Spotlight at Cirque du Soleil

    WSJ: Injuries Put Safety in Spotlight at Cirque du Soleil

    Death of performer on stage and hundreds of injuries of other artists raise question of how much risk is acceptable for the modern, corporate circus

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  • VIDEO /// Guy Laliberté explains the sale of Cirque du Soleil

    VIDEO /// Guy Laliberté explains the sale of Cirque du Soleil

    Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté explains why his company will not stay in his family and why selling to the group led by TPG Capital is a positive move from the Montreal-based international circus company.

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  • Cirque Sale: The Official Press Release

    Cirque Sale: The Official Press Release

    Cirque du Soleil (“Cirque”), the world's leading producer of high-quality live artistic entertainment, today announced an agreement under which TPG, a global private investment firm, will acquire a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil to fuel growth and take Cirque’s iconic blue and yellow big top to exciting new markets.

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