Mediaset CEO upbeat on accord with Vivendi if goalposts not moved
FILE PHOTO: Mediaset's Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi poses after a media conference at the headquarter in Cologno Monzese, near Milan, Italy, April 8, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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COLOGNOMONZESE, MILAN (Reuters) – The head of Italian broadcaster Mediaset <MS.MI> said on Monday he was very upbeat about reaching an agreement to end a long-running legal battle with Vivendi <VIV.PA> providing the French conglomerate did not move the goalposts.
“If what we learned today from the talks is kept to, we are very optimistic,” Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi said.
(Reporting by Elvira Pollina, writing by Stephen Jewkes, reporting by Francesca Landini)