Martin Bouygues

Type: Person
Name: Martin Bouygues
Title: Chairman and chief executive officer
Organization: Bouygues
Date of Birth: 1952
Nationality: France
Fact Sheet: Biography for Martin Bouygues
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

War of words erupts between Vivendi and Bouygues

Martin BouyguesThe war of words between Vivendi and Bouygues proprietor Martin Bouygues over the former’s decision to sell SFR to Numericable owner Altice has moved to a new stage following an interview given by Bouygues to Le Figaro in which he attacked ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Vivendi: clarification

Regulatory News:In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, Martin Bouygues hasgiven his own one-sided version of the story concerning the SFR disposal.Vivendi (Paris:VIV) reaffirms that the process undertaken and leading tothe selection of the Altice/Numericable ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

French government says will pursue telecom market consolidation

The French government will continue to pursue consolidation in the country's telecoms sector after Vivendi's decision to sell its SFR unit to cable firm Numericable, Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said on Wednesday.The government had openly supported ... [Published Reuters - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Outsider Drahi says French meritocracy helped him win SFR

Drahi's Numericable (NUME.PA), France's biggest cable company, emerged the winner of a lengthy takeover battle on Saturday when Vivendi's board approved his 13.5-billion-euro (11.1 billion pounds) offer despite a sweetened, last-ditch bid from fellow ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Numericable gains SFR. What now for Bouygues?

TWO models clashed in the bitter month-long battle for SFR, France’s second-biggest telecoms operator, which is owned by Vivendi. Bouygues Telecom, the third-biggest operator, offered consolidation of the ultra-competitive sector as it now exists, cutting ... [Published The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vivendi to sell telecom biz SFR to Altice in $23 bn deal

Vivendi has decided to sell its telecom unit SFR, France’s second largest mobile operator, to Altice-owned cable company Numericable in a deal that could eventually be worth more than $23 billion.The deal is part of Vivendi’s strategy to focus on its ... [Published Telecom Lead - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

French bidding war ends as Vivendi sells SFR to Numericable for £14bn

River bidder Bouygues beaten in quad-play battle faces challenging times in French telecoms market Numericable, the French cable company backed by the billionaire Patrick Drahi, has prevailed in the battle to take over the mobile operator SFR from Vi ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

MARTIN BOUYGUES : Bouygues Says First Offer for SFR Filed March 12 Is Still Valid

By Inti Landauro and Ruth BenderPARIS--Bouygues SA ( >> BOUYGUES ) Wednesday said the first offer it made on March 12 to take over SFR that includes 11.3 billion euros ($15.6 billion) in cash is still valid, along with the second offer made a week ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bouygues Extends Its Offer for SFR by Two Weeks to April 25

Bouygues SA (EN) extended its offer toacquire Vivendi SA (VIV) ’s SFR phone unit by about two weeks, pledginga break-up fee of 500 million euros ($689 million) should atransaction be rejected by antitrust authorities.The bid, scheduled to expire April ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Vivendi treads fine line between Altice and Bouygues

Jean-René FourtouVivendi president Jean-René Fourtou has given a commitment to Bouygues proprietor Martin Bouygues to study his new offer for telecom group SFR before agreeing to a deal with rival bidder Altice/Numericable, according to French report ... [Published Digital TV Europe - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Vivendi 'will examine Bouygues offer' - report

"The management of Vivendi - out of concern for the group's interests as well as of its shareholders and employees- will examine the offer with all the necessary rigour, according to the criteria set out by the board, while strictly applying our exclusivity ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

After Ono and SFR, what further deals are just around the corner?

It's been some week in the European telecoms market as mobile operators scramble to consolidate, and in the process buy up fixed assets to shore up their mobile businesses. Unified services, convergence and quad-play are the latest buzzwords, even if ... [Published Fierce Wireless - Mar 19 2014]

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Russia woos French business elite as sanctions ... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 16 2014]
War of words erupts between Vivendi and Bouygues [Published Digital TV Europe - Apr 14 2014]
Vivendi rebuts claims by Martin Bouygues of 'an... [Published Fierce Wireless - Apr 14 2014]
Vivendi steps away from war of words with Bouygues [Published Total Telecom - Apr 14 2014]
Loan Ranger jumps the gun and likes it [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 14 2014]
Vivendi: clarification [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
French government says will pursue telecom mark... [Published Reuters - Apr 10 2014]
"Bonapartist" French remain chary of Anglo-Saxo... [Published CNBC - Apr 08 2014]
Outsider Drahi says French meritocracy helped h... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
Outsider Drahi says French meritocracy helped h... [Published CNBC - Apr 07 2014]
Vivendi to Sell French Phone Unit SFR to Altice... [Published Economic Times - Apr 07 2014]
Bershidsky on Europe: Merger Talks for Cement G... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 07 2014]
Vivendi opts to sell SFR unit to Altice [Published BDlive - Apr 07 2014]
Vivendi sells SFR to Altice in $23bn deal [Published Nigeria Punch - Apr 07 2014]
Numericable wins battle for Vivendi’s SFR [Published Irish Times - Apr 07 2014]
Numericable gains SFR. What now for Bouygues? [Published The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
Numericable gains SFR. What now for Bouygues? [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
Vivendi SA agrees to sell SFR to Altice SA [Published Brisbane Times - Apr 06 2014]
Vivendi to sell telecom biz SFR to Altice in $2... [Published Telecom Lead - Apr 06 2014]
French bidding war ends as Vivendi sells SFR to... [Published Telegraph - Apr 05 2014]
UPDATE 2-Numericable wins battle for Vivendi's SFR [Published CNBC - Apr 05 2014]
Vivendi Agrees to Sell SFR to Altice in $23 Bil... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 05 2014]
MARTIN BOUYGUES : Vivendi says accepts Numerica... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 05 2014]
UPDATE 3-Vivendi to take weekend to study duell... [Published CNBC - Apr 04 2014]
Bouygues Boosts SFR Bid to Take Cash Portion to... [Published Washington Post - Apr 04 2014]
Vivendi Board Meeting to Seek End of Monthlong ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 03 2014]
Vivendi Free to Choose Its Preferred SFR Bid, C... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 03 2014]
Vivendi Blocks Activist Group From Accessing Do... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 03 2014]
MARTIN BOUYGUES : Bouygues Says First Offer for... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
Bouygues Extends Offer for SFR and Adds Breakup... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 01 2014]
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Numericable gains SFR. What now for Bouygues? [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
TWO models clashed in the bitter month-long battle for SFR, France’s second-biggest telecoms operator, which is owned by Vivendi. Bouygues Telecom, the third-biggest operator, offered consolidation of the ultra-competitive sector as it now exists, ...
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