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Vivendi SA (VIVHY.PK)

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Vivendi CEO says a merger with Havas would 'make sense'
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 07:02am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Vivendi ::Vivendi's chief executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine says a merger with advertising group Havas <<>> would 'make sense'.Vivendi Chief Operating Officer Stephane Roussel says group aims to accelerate expansion in video games sector, with potential acquisitions.Vivendi General Counsel Frederic Crepin says group received valuation estimates for Universal Music Group of about 20 billion euros.Vivendi Chairman Bollore says talks with telecoms operator Orange <<>> only focus on potential commercial agreements.Bollore says priority for group is to boost share price through higher results, not dividends.  Full Article

Vivendi's Canal Plus to start improving results from Q3 onwards -Bollore
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 05:48am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Vivendi ::Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus will probably exceed goal to generate 300 million euros in savings by 2018, Canal Plus CEO Maxime Saada said. .Vivendi's Canal Plus aims to double its subscribers' base in France, Canal Plus executive Frank Cadoret said..Canal Plus' results to start improving from third quarter of 2017, Vivendi Chairman Vincent Bollore said. .  Full Article

Vivendi CEO says group's ambition in Italy remains 'intact'
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 05:12am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Vivendi Sa ::Vivendi CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Tuesday that the group's ambition in Italy remained 'intact'.Vivendi CEO reiterated aim to build a constructive and lasting relationship with Mediaset.  Full Article

Mediaset 2016 pay-TV unit revenues rise to 619.8 mln euros - slide
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 10:00am EDT 

April 19 (Reuters) - Italian private broadcaster Mediaset::pay-TV unit Premium posted revenues of 619.8 million euros in 2016, up from 558.8 million the previous year - company slide.  Full Article

Mediaset, Telecom Italia shares fall as watchdog tells Vivendi to cut stake
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 03:10am EDT 

April 19 (Reuters) - Mediaset::Shares fall as much as 4.4 percent after Italian watchdog says Vivendi must cut stake in broadcaster or Telecom Italia <<>>.Shares in Telecom Italia shed just under 2 percent in early trade.  Full Article

Mediaset satisfied over regulator's decision on Vivendi
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017 04:06pm EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - Italian broadcaster Mediaset says::satisfied over regulator's decision on Vivendi (with regard to the French group's stakes in Mediaset and Telecom Italia).waiting to read the ruling before deciding on any future action.  Full Article

France's Vivendi to pay $26.4 million to settle U.S. class action lawsuit
Thursday, 6 Apr 2017 02:07pm EDT 

Vivendi : Says will pay $26.4 million to settle remaining claims still in dispute in a securities class action lawsuit begun in the United States in 2002, putting the case to rest. . This amount represents approximately one third of the total $78 million it will pay to resolve the entire litigation, including the judgments previously entered. .The resolution of this litigation will result in a net reversal of provision of approximately 25 million euros in Vivendi's 2017 financial statements. Given that the provision had been already been deducted for tax purposes, this reversal will be taxed in 2017..  Full Article

Telecom Italia rules out putting tower assets together with others'
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 09:23am EDT 

Telecom Italia CEO Flavio Cattaneo says: the phone company is not interested in putting its tower assets with those of other operators given the company's focus on telecom towers only Further company coverage: [TLIT.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Mediaset may bid with Telecom Italia for soccer rights
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 10:26am EDT 

Italy's Mediaset Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi says: "Everything is possible" when asked if Milan-based group could make joint bid with phone incumbent Telecom Italia for the upcoming soccer TV rights auctions . No openings with Vivendi, group will continue to pursue legal action against French media group Further company coverage: [VIV.PA] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

Mediaset CEO says has not received any proposal from Vivendi
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2017 08:15am EDT 

Italian private broadcaster Mediaset Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi says: Has not received any other proposals from France's Vivendi . It is up to Vivendi to find a solution to the dispute between the two groups over the failed sale of Premium . "There is nothing true" in reports about Sky's Italian unit and Mediaset being close to a deal regarding Mediaset's pay-Tv unit Premium . Group aims at positive advertising growth in Italy in the first half of the year, broadcaster is doing better than the market Further company coverage: [MS.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

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