Telefónica has submitted an offer totaling €6.7 billion for the Vivendi-owned Brazilian operator Global Village Telecom (GVT).
Vivendi outlines new strategy
Canal+ should in future focus more on emerging markets such as Africa, according to Vincent Bolloré, Vivendi’s new chairman.
Vivendi evaluates sale of German VOD service Watchever
The planned entry of global market leader Netflix into the German video-on-demand (VOD) market shows the first effects: French media company Vivendi is apparently evaluating the sale of its German […]
Vivendi sells SFR to Altice for €17 bn
Vivendi agreed to sell SFR, France’s second-largest mobile operator, to Altice/Numericable in a deal that could value the business at more than €17 billion.
Vivendi to sell SFR to Numericable
Vivendi has reached an agreement to sell its French mobile subsidiary, SFR, to cable operator /Numericable, according to Les Echos.
Vivendi and Lagardère agree on Canal+ deal
Vivendi and Lagardère have agreed on terms for disposal of Lagardère’s 20% share in Canal+ France for €1.020 billion in cash.
Lagardere and Vivendi close on Canal+ deal
French media group Lagardere confirmed “ongoing discussions with Vivendi” about the sale of its 20% stake in Canal+.
Vivendi separation moves closer
Vivendi has moved a step closer to being divided into two parts: the telecom hub SFR and international media group based in France combining Canal+, Universal Music and Brazil’s GVT.
Lagardère considers Vivendi buyout
Lagardère CEO Arnaud Lagardère has said the company is prepared to, if necessary, buy Canal+ France’s remaining 80% stake in Vivendi before holding an IPO “on favourable terms”.
Numericable mulls SFR take-over
Last year, French operator Numericable approached Vivendi’s telecoms subsidiary SFR for a possible merger, but now the company might launch a takeover bid.