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Vivendi SA (VIV.PA)

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16 Sep 2019
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Mediaset shares briefly dip below withdrawal right price
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019 

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Mediaset SpA ::SHARES IN MEDIASET FALL BELOW 2.77 EURO WITHDRAWAL RIGHT PRICE SET IN CROSS-BORDER MERGER DEAL WITH MEDIASET ESPANA, NOW DOWN 0.9%.  Full Article

Mediaset shareholders approve Dutch holding plan
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019 

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Mediaset::SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE MERGER OF ITALIAN BROADCASTER AND SPANISH UNIT INTO DUTCH HOLDING COMPANY.  Full Article

Mediaset head says promising talks under way with Prosiebensat
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019 

Sept 4 (Reuters) - Mediaset Chairman Fedele Confalonieri tells shareholders::VIVENDI IS OPPOSED TO THE PAN-EUROPE MFE PROJECT BECAUSE IT IS IN CONFLICT OF INTEREST.AIMS TO DRAW OTHER PLAYERS INTO PAN-EUROPE MFE PROJECT SOON.PROMISING TALKS ARE UNDER WAY WITH GERMANY'S PROSIEBENSAT .  Full Article

Telecom Italia CEO says any Open Fiber deal should not jeopardise debt reduction plan
Friday, 2 Aug 2019 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia CEO Luigi Gubitosi says during first half results conference call :A DEAL WITH OPEN FIBER IS NOT AN OBJECTIVE PER SE, WE WOULD NOT DO A DEAL THAT WOULD JEOPARDISE OUR DELEVERAGING PLAN.SAYS HAS UNANIMOUS SUPPORT OF BOARD IN OPEN FIBER NEGOTIATIONS.SAYS DEALS LIKE OPEN FIBER DEAL "TAKE SOME TIME TO MATERIALIZE".SAYS COMPANY IS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE ON DEBT REDUCTION, WE'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK AND CAN DO BETTER.  Full Article

Vivendi Is Confident To Finalize Talks With Spotify Over Deal With UMG - CFO
Thursday, 25 Jul 2019 

July 25 (Reuters) - Vivendi SA ::VIVENDI SAYS IT REPURCHASED THE EQUIVALENT OF 5% OF ITS SHARE CAPITAL FROM MAY 28 TO JULY 23.VIVENDI SAYS BOARD DECIDED IN JUNE AND JULY TO CANCEL MORE ABOUT 95 MILLION SHARES, OR 7.23% OF THE SHARE CAPITAL.VIVENDI CURRENTLY DIRECTLY HOLDS 7.8 MILLION OF ITS OWN SHARES DIRECTLY, REPRESENTING 0.6% OF THE SHARE CAPITA.VIVENDI'S ADVERTISNG UNIT HAVAS GENERATED A 0.2% ORGANIC GROWTH IN H1.VIVENDI'S PAY-TV UNIT CANAL PLUS LOST 263,000 INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBERS IN FRANCE AT END OF JUNE FROM A YEAR AGO - PRESENTATION.VIVENDI CFO SAYS GROUP IS CONFIDENT TO FINALIZE TALKS WITH SPOTIFY OVER STREAMING DEAL WITH UNIVERSAL.VIVENDI EXPECTS PAY-TV UNIT CANAL PLUS TO IMPROVE PROFITABILITY IN 2019 EXCLUDING RESTRUCTURING CHARGES TIED TO JOB CUTS PLAN - CFO.ASKED ABOUT A POTENTIAL FULL SALE OF UNIVERSAL, VIVENDI CEO DE PUYFONTAINE SAYS: "WE CAN'T SPECULATE".VIVENDI CEO SAYS PROCEEDS FROM SALE OF STAKE IN UNIVERSAL COULD BE USED FOR SIGNIFICANT SHARE BUYBACK, BOLT-ON ACQUISITIONS.VIVENDI DOES NOT EXPECT ANY MATERIAL IMPACT ON UNIVERSAL FOLLOWING 2008 FIRE THAT DESTROYED SOME ARTISTS' ORIGINAL RECORDINGS - CEO.VIVENDI CEO SAYS HE SUPPORTS THE DIFFERENT INITIATIVES TAKEN BY THE CURRENT TELECOM ITALIA CEO.  Full Article

Mediaset Says A Request To Convene An Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting Was Received From Vivendi
Tuesday, 2 Jul 2019 

July 2 (Reuters) - Mediaset ::A REQUEST TO CONVENE AN EXTRAORDINARY SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING WAS RECEIVED FROM VIVENDI S.A..SAYS BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL DULY CONSIDER THE REQUEST FROM VIVENDI WITH A VIEW TO TAKING THE RELEVANT DECISIONS.VIVENDI URGES MEDIASET TO CONVENE WITHOUT DELAY NEW EXTRAORDINARY MEETING TO REVOKE RESOLUTIONS MADE AT EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF 18 APRIL 2019.  Full Article

Telecom Italia CEO Says Hopes To Give More Color on Possible Tie-Up with Open Fiber In Q2
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 

May 21 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia SpA CEO Luigi Gubitosi tells analysts on a post-results conference call::TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS GROUP HAS ACCEPTED BINDING OFFER FOR PERSIDERA UNIT.TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS COMPLETED INDUSTRIAL ASSESSMENT ON OPEN FIBER TIE UP.TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS TIM'S BOARD IS UNITED ON OPEN FIBER, EXPECTS BOARD TO EXAMINE OPTIONS BY THE SUMMER AND THEN MOVE FORWARD.TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS BUILDING OVERLAPPING NETWORKS ALONGSIDE OPEN FIBER DOES NOT MAKE SENSE.TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS A STANDALONE OPEN FIBER MAKES LIMITED SENSE, TIE-UP WITH TIM WOULD BE MAJOR OPTIMISATION IN CAPEX.TELECOM ITALIA CEO SAYS TO DISCUSS ASSUMPTION AND VALUATION OVER TIE-UP WITH OPEN FIBER WITH SHAREHOLDERS, HOPES TO GIVE MORE COLOR IN Q2.  Full Article

Mediaset could take up new financing for up 1 bln euros to use in potential M&A
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 

May 14 (Reuters) - Mediaset SpA Chief Financial Officer Marco Giordani tells analysts on a post-results conference call::MEDIASET EXEC SAYS COMPANY WILL DISTRIBUTE DIVIDEND IF THERE ARE NO DEVELOPMENTS ON M&A BY JULY 25.MEDIASET EXEC SAYS SEES FY 2019 DEBT BELOW 800 MILLION EUROS.MEDIASET EXEC SAYS GROUP COULD TAKE UP NEW FINANCING FOR UP TO 1 BILLION EUROS TO USE IN POTENTIAL ACQUISITIONS.  Full Article

Italy's Mediaset Q1 Net Revenue Down At EUR 718.2 Mln
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 

May 14 (Reuters) - Italy's Mediaset ::SAYS Q1 NET REVENUE AT EUR 718.2 MILLION VERSUS EUR 839.2 MILLION YEAR AGO.SAYS Q1 NET PROFIT EUR 39.8 MILLION VERSUS EUR 3.5 MILLION YEAR AGO.THE TREND IN ADVERTISING SALES IN ITALY IN THE SECOND QUARTER, ON A COMPARABLE BASIS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN LINE WITH THOSE OF THE FIRST QUARTER.SAYS Q1 EBIT EUR 78.5 MILLION VERSUS EUR 28.7 MILLION YEAR AGO.SEES IN Q2 STRENGTHENING OF GROWTH TREND IN MARGINS AND CASH FLOW COMPARED WITH 2018 ON COMPARABLE BASIS.  Full Article

Altice Europe Expects Group Net Debt to Reduce "Significantly" in 2019 - CEO
Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 

April 11 (Reuters) - Altice Europe NV ::ALTICE EUROPE CEO SAYS HE EXPECTS GROUP NET DEBT TO REDUCE "SIGNIFICANTLY" IN 2019.ALTICE EUROPE CEO SAYS FRENCH UNIT WILL "FOR SURE" BROADCAST THE COUNTRY'S NATIONAL SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP, WHOSE RIGHTS ARE OWNED BY MEDIAPRO.ALTICE EUROPE CEO SAYS FRENCH UNIT HAS THE FINANCIAL CAPACITY TO DISTRIBUTE NEXT YEAR THE BRITISH PREMIER LEAGUE, WHOSE RIGHTS ARE OWNED BY VIVENDI'S CANAL PLUS.  Full Article

UPDATE 3-France's Canal+ pairs up with Netflix in pay-TV shift

PARIS, Sept 16 Vivendi's Canal+ has agreed a deal to add Netflix subscriptions to TV bundles in France and elsewhere, the French broadcaster said on Monday, in the latest such alliance to counter pressure from streaming giants.