Vivendi SA (VIVEF.PK)
27 Oct 2016
MILAN Mediaset said on Thursday Vivendi had told it in a letter that an interim management accord over its pay-TV unit no longer stood, prompting the Italian broadcaster to blame the French media group for paralyzing the unit's operations.
* Broadcaster's interim management limits spending (Adds Mediaset statement, recasts lead)
Oct 19 Italy's private broadcaster Mediaset says:
PARIS, Oct 19 French media group Vivendi on Wednesday said it was no longer keen on finding an amicable solution to its dispute with Mediaset over their soured pay-TV deal.
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday.
MILAN, Oct 12 Italian broadcaster Mediaset has asked an Italian court to order the seizure of a 3.5 percent stake in Vivendi in a dispute with the French group over a soured pay-TV deal, a source said on Wednesday.
* Vivendi and Canal Group partner with ESL, an esports company Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
PARIS Vincent Bollore has raised his stake in Vivendi to above 20 percent, the French tycoon's holding company said on Monday, further tightening his grip on the media giant as he presses ahead with trying to turn Vivendi into a European media powerhouse.
PARIS, Oct 10 French tycoon Vincent Bollore said on Monday that his investment company had raised its stake in Vivendi to above 20 percent, further tightening his hold on the French media group.
* Has completed several operations that contribute to a further increase in its shareholding and voting rights in Vivendi