Mediaset's top shareholder Fininvest and Vivendi have both raised their stakes in the Italian broadcaster leading to talk of a hostile takeover bid.
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has agreed to sell its pay-TV unit to French media group Vivendi. The deal also includes a 3.5 percent share swap
French media group Vivendi has raised its stake in Telecom Italia to 24.9 percent which gives it effective control of the company without the expense of taking it over.
French media group Vivendi has revealed it wants to increase its stake in Telecom Italia. It’s on track to become the largest shareholder in
Telecoms companies are going nuts for Brazil, and especially for Vivendi’s GVT broadband operation, which the French parent has decided to
After a month-long takeover battle cable company Numericable has won the bid to buy mobile phone operator SFR. Numericable offered 13.5 billion
French conglomerate Bouygues is reportedly in the race to buy Vivendi’s telecom unit SFR, along with Numericable. Sources said it has submitted an
Vivendi’s shares slipped on Tuesday after it said it is not planning to give a full-year group financial outlook. The entertainment-to-telecoms
Vivendi is in talks over a multibillion-euro merger of its huge SFR telecoms unit with Numericable, a move that will see France’s second-largest
The past has caught up with Vivendi as it lost a legal battle in the US over the purchase of TV channel. Its share price fell further as it is
Vivendi has slashed its dividend payments to shareholders in anticipation of what it says will be two difficult years. Europe’s largest