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Vivendi SA (VIV.PA)

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Vivendi offer for Havas shares to run between Sept 21-Oct 4
4:35am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Vivendi /Havas ::Offer for Havas shares to run between Sept 21-Oct 4 -AMF filing.Media giant Vivendi bought the Bollore group's <<>> majority stake in Havas in July and it will follow this up with a full buyout offer. .  Full Article

Vivendi to appeal Consob decision on Telecom Italia
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 04:02pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Vivendi SA :Vivendi says takes note of the position expressed by the Consob, declaring the existence of a de facto control by Vivendi over Telecom Italia..Vivendi says formally contests that interpretation and will appeal to the competent courts..The Group reiterates that it has always complied with applicable law and regulations. .  Full Article

Telecom Italia to appeal watchdog ruling Vivendi has de facto control
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 03:05pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia says::it will appeal watchdog Consob's ruling that shareholder Vivendi has de facto control of the telecom group.Consob ruling diverges significantly from established interpretation of corporate control.  Full Article

Italy watchdog says Vivendi's stake in Telecom Italia is effective controlling stake
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 02:29pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Italy's market watchdog Consob says::Vivendi's stake in Telecom Italia should be considered as an effective controlling stake.  Full Article

Vivendi says to pass 19 pct of its Mediaset shares to independent vehicle
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 02:27pm EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Vivendi Sa :tells Italy's communications watchdog it will transfer to an independent vehicle 19.19 percent of Mediaset shares it owns.says independent vehicle will manage voting rights of transferred stake independently.says vehicle will be obliged not to vote for the Mediaset board slates presented by Vivendi.says will maintain right to subscribe to any future Mediaset capital increase pro rata.says will be able to continue to instruct vehicle on future sale of all or part of Mediaset stake.says as long as Italy communications watchdog ruling is in force, it will not exercise any "significant influence" over Mediaset.  Full Article

Vivendi places a 850 million-euro bond
Monday, 11 Sep 2017 11:47am EDT 

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Vivendi :Vivendi says the euro-dominated bond is fixed-rate, has 7-year term and a coupon of 0.875 percent.Vivendi says bond was issued at a price of 99.367 percent, corresponding to a yield of 0.969 percent.Vivendi says bond was oversubscribed nearly three times and placed with institutional investors.Vivendi says the average maturity of its bond debt is 5.3 years.  Full Article

Havas board says tender offer launched by Vivendi is made in Havas interests ‍​
Monday, 4 Sep 2017 12:24pm EDT 

Sept 4 (Reuters) - HAVAS SA ::HAVAS BOARD PRONOUNCES ON THE SIMPLIFIED PUBLIC TENDER OFFER LAUNCHED BY VIVENDI‍​.BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDED THAT SHAREHOLDERS WISHING TO BENEFIT FROM AN IMMEDIATE CASH PAYMENT SHOULD TENDER THEIR SHARES TO THE OFFER..THE BOARD NOTED VIVENDI’S INTENT TO ENABLE HAVAS TO CONTINUE ITS GROWTH AND TO IMPLEMENT VALUE-CREATING PROJECTS.BOARD TOOK THE VIEW THAT THE OFFER WAS MADE IN THE INTERESTS OF HAVAS, ITS EMPLOYEES AND SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

Vivendi Q2 EBITA rises to 203 mln euros
Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 11:06am EDT 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Vivendi ::Vivendi says 2nd quarter saw continuation of UMG’s outstanding results and beginning of the recovery of Canal+ France which confirms its improving outlook for 2017.Vivendi says Havas integration is expected to have a positive impact on the group's earnings for the second half of 2017.Vivendi says Canal+ Group showing tangible signs of improvement in revenues.Vivendi Q2 EBITA 203 million euros (forecast 183 million).  Full Article

Havas says closing of Vivendi deal should take place in early October - conf call‍​
Friday, 25 Aug 2017 12:30pm EDT 

Aug 25 (Reuters) - HAVAS SA ::SAYS CLOSING OF VIVENDI DEAL SHOULD TAKE PLACE IN EARLY OCTOBER - CONF CALL‍​.SAYS IT HAS TO ADAPT ITS STRUCTURE TO THIS LEVEL OF REVENUE - CONF CALL‍​.SAYS DECREASE IN SPENDING NOT LIMITED TO CONSUMER GOODS, TELECOMS AND AUTOMOTIVE SECTORS ARE ALSO AFFECTED - CONF CALL‍​.  Full Article

EI Towers cannot buy Telecom Italia's Persidera due to antitrust rules
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 11:46am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - Guido Barbieri, CEO of Italy's mast company EI Towers, which is controlled by Italian broadcaster Mediaset, says::the group would look at buying Telecom Italia's broadcasting unit Persidera but cannot do so because of antitrust rules.  Full Article

BRIEF-Vivendi offer for Havas shares to run between Sept 21-Oct 4

* Offer for Havas shares to run between Sept 21-Oct 4 -AMF filing