Belgian operator Telenet is close to buying the 33% share in De Vijver Media holding now owned by Sanoma publishing.
Publishing group Sanoma is looking to sell its 33.3% interest in private broadcaster SBS Belgium. According to local reports, RTL is one of the interested parties, as is cable operator Telenet.
Harri-Pekka Kaukonen, CEO of Sanoma, has rebuffed John de Mol’s criticism of the company’s handling of affairs at SBS Broadcasting.
John de Mol has started a war of words with its partner in SBS Broadcasting, Sanoma.
John de Mol is said to be looking at taking full control of SBS Broadcasting in the Netherlands, reports Het Financiële Dagblad.
SBS Nederland has racked up losses to the tune of €176 million during 2012.
Finnish media group Sanoma has amortised EUR392 million on the goodwill of SBS Netherlands.
Georgette Schlick has resigned as CEO of SBS Broadcasting in the Netherlands with immediate effect.
The Finnish media company Sanoma has completed its acquisition of Belgian television channels VT4 and VijfTV from SBS Broadcasting.
A consortium led by the Finnish publisher Sanoma Corporation will acquire the Dutch and Belgian SBS channels from the German ProSiebenSat.1 Group for €1.225 billion.