Italy’s Mediaset and Mediaset España Comunicación have proposed their respective shareholders to create a new parent company by means of a cross-border merger of Mediaset and Mediaset España with and into Mediaset Investment N.V. (DutchCo), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Mediaset incorporated in the Netherlands.
Italian media company Mediaset has acquired a 9.6% stake in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1.
Sky Italy will be prevented from distributing exclusive content online for a period of three years.
Mediaset is reported to be very close to an agreement for the purchase of channels 45 and 55 from Sony Pictures Television.
Vivendi has condemned a decision by the Mediaset Board of Directors to refuse its representative to vote in a shareholders’ meeting.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 wants to start joint initiatives in video streaming, technology as well as monetisation with its partners of the European Media Alliance (EMA).
Italy’s antitrust watchdog AGCM has opened an investigation into Sky Italia’s acquisition of the R2 unit of commercial broadcaster Mediaset.
The Spanish National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC) has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading broadcasters.
The Spanish regulator CNMC will shortly directly address the market dominance enjoyed by Atresmedia and Mediaset, the country’s two leading commercial broadcasters.
Spain’s two leading broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset could each be fined up to €100 million for abusing their dominant market positions to the detriment of third parties.