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Vivendi SA (VIV.PA)

VIV.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label

PARIS/BEIJING China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market. | Video

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label

PARIS/BEIJING China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros (£28 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market. | Video

UPDATE 6-China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label

* Vivendi shares up 4% (Adds analyst comment, company details)

Breakingviews - Bolloré hits right note to mute Vivendi doubters

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Never doubt Vincent Bolloré. That’s one lesson from Tuesday’s announcement that Vivendi, which is controlled by the French tycoon, may sell 10% of Universal Music Group to China’s Tencent Holdings at a price that values the label at 30 billion euros. The second lesson is less heartening: more asset sales will be required to erase Vivendi’s persistent conglomerate discount.

Vivendi in talks to sell 10% of Universal Music Group to Tencent

PARIS, Aug 6 French media conglomerate Vivendi said it had started talks with Tencent Holdings to sell an initial 10% stake in its Universal Music Group (UMG) division.

European shares attempt recovery after ECB disappointment

July 26 European shares rose slightly on Friday, a day after they dropped on a less-dovish-than-expected European Central Bank statement, buoyed by a rally in mobile operator Vodafone and media firm Vivendi.

Vivendi's Universal reports stellar results ahead of possible partial sale

PARIS Stellar first-half results at Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) are raising the stakes for the sale of part of the French media giant's most-prized asset, coming on the back of robust sales in online streaming and CDs.

Vivendi's Universal reports stellar results ahead of possible partial sale

PARIS Stellar first-half results at Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) are raising the stakes for the sale of part of the French media giant's most-prized asset, coming on the back of robust sales in online streaming and CDs.

UPDATE 1-Vivendi's Universal reports stellar results ahead of possible partial sale

* Contacts made with "potential strategic partners" (Adds details, CEO quote, background)

Vivendi's H1 core operating profit jumps 28%, driven by Universal

PARIS, July 25 French media giant Vivendi said its first-half core operating profit jumped by 28%, driven by strong growth of its music division Universal, whose capital it seeks to open to one or several partners.

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