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Orange's boss Richard promises investors more of the same

Dec 07 2017

PARIS/LONDON Orange's boss Stephane Richard told investors on Thursday he will stick with plans to invest heavily in upgrading networks rather than content as he bids for a third term to lead France's biggest telecoms operator.

Germany's Delivery Hero third-quarter revenue jumps 60 percent

Nov 28 2017

(Removes reference to Hungryhouse in paragraph 6, which is being bought by Just Eat not Delivery Hero)

UK digital bank Revolut targets 10 million customers by 2020 - CEO

Nov 24 2017

LONDON British digital bank Revolut has signed up a million customers across Europe since its launch in 2015 and is now targeting 10 million by 2020, its chief executive told Reuters.

Altice seeks up to 3 billion euros for Dominican Republic business: sources

Nov 23 2017

LONDON/PARIS Telecoms and cable group Altice hopes to raise as much as 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) from the sale of its Dominican Republic business as it seeks to reduce debt and improve its performance, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday.

M&A hopes boost ProSieben after CEO quits

Nov 20 2017

LONDON Shares in ProSiebenSat.1 rose almost 4 percent on Monday on news that its chief executive would quit early after a series of missteps, rekindling hopes the German broadcaster could become an acquisition target.

Vivendi's music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

Nov 17 2017

BARCELONA/LONDON Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping to buoy shares in the French media group after third-quarter results in which UMG was a highlight.

Deliveroo raises nearly $500 million ahead of 200th city launch

Nov 17 2017

LONDON British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised an additional $98 million (£74 million) from private investors, bringing its fundraising to almost $500 million just before launching in its 200th city in Cannes next week.

UK's Deliveroo raises nearly $500 mln ahead of 200th city launch

Nov 17 2017

LONDON, Nov 17 British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised an additional $98 million from private investors, bringing its fundraising to almost $500 million just before launching in its 200th city in Cannes next week.

Vivendi misses third-quarter estimates, rules out Ubisoft takeover for now

Nov 16 2017

LONDON/PARIS Acquisitive French media conglomerate Vivendi missed analysts estimates in third-quarter earnings and ruled out a hostile takeover of Ubisoft for the next six months after the video games maker beat forecasts, pushing its shares to a record high.

ProSieben attracts bids for stake in digital ops: sources

Nov 16 2017

FRANKFURT/LONDON Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 has attracted bids from private equity firms for a stake in its ecommerce portfolio as it seeks cash to finance a shift away from its television advertising business, sources close to the matter said.

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