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Pornhub Parent Company Is Acquired by Canadian Private Equity Fund

  • Ethical Capital agrees to buy Luxembourg-based company
  • MindGeek was engulfed in controversy over underage videos


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The company that owns pornographic video-streaming platform Pornhub is being acquired by a new private equity firm based in the Canadian capital of Ottawa.

Ethical Capital Partners has agreed to buy MindGeek, owner of a variety of pornographic streaming platforms and studios, according to a statement Thursday from the companies. Terms were not disclosed.