Manuel Catteau's Zed is now the sole owner of all the assets belonging to the documentary producer Point du Jour - Les Films du Balibari. The acquisition was confirmed on 28 July 2023 by the Commercial Court of Paris.
As of 1 August, 2023, Point du Jour - Les Films du Balibari continues to operate under the aegis of ZED which takes over all documentary films in development and production, as well as the bilingual French/French sign language documentary collection, L'Œil et la Main - the only French program for deaf and hearing-impaired audiences since 1994. The company, which declared its suspension of payments on 1 February, 2023 , has been placed under a restructuring procedure on 15th February and is now in the process of liquidiation.
As a result of the deal, Point du Jour - Les Films du Balibari content catalog, estimated to house 900 hours, is now held by ZED, which will be fully responsible for its distribution. Former head of the company Luc Martin-Gousset will not be taking part in the continuation of the business.