Vivendi SA

Type: Company
Name: Vivendi SA (Vivendi)
Nationality: France
Web Address: http://www.vivendi.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Vivendi SA
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 45 reports

Vivendi, Telefonica seal US$9.3b broadband deal

ParisFRENCH media group Vivendi has closed the deal to sell its Brazilian broadband business GVT to Spain's Telefonica for cash and shares worth around US$9.29 billion, the companies announced on Friday.Telefonica plans to fold GVT into its Vivo-branded ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Europe stocks rally to 6 1/2-year high as Scotland rejects split

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange, August 28, 2014. — Reuters pic LONDON, Sept 19 — European stocks rallied to the highest level since January 2008, with the UK benchmark gauge trading near a ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Scotland, Stocks, SAP AG, Index
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Arkema Offers €1.7 B for Total Unit, Aviva Sells Spanish Venture Stake

4:00 PM Frankfurt – Aviva agreed to sell its stake of CxG Aviva to NCG Banco for 287 million. Total SA received 1.74 billion offer from Arkema for its Bostik adhesives unit. Vivendi agreed to divest its Brazil-based broadband unit GVT for 4.7 billion ... [Published Ticker - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

European Markets Yawn As Scotland Says No To Independence

European stocks edged slightly higher on Friday, with little to no fanfare over Scotland's decision to stay with the United Kingdom.Scotland voted 55 percent to 45 percent against breaking away from the U.K.However, markets had priced in the "no" vote ... [Published RTTNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Brand News: iPhone 6, Alibaba, Oracle and more

brand newsPosted by Dale Buss on September 19, 2014 09:44 AM[embedded content]TOP STORIESAlibaba goes public today in record-breaking IPO, overtaking Amazon as most valued online retailer as Yahoo sees a windfall .Apple ’s bigger iPhone 6 series attracts ... [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Europe midday: Stocks rise as Europe breathes sigh of relief on Scottish referendum

European stocks rallied after Scotland rejected independence in a referendum.The pound rallied against the euro in morning trading as 55.4% of Scots voted in favour of keeping its 307-year union with England.Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, ... [Published BullBearings - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Europe open: Stocks rally after Scotland votes against independence

European stocks gained on Friday as Scotland voted against independence from the UK.Scots voted 55% in favour of keeping its 307-year union with England alive, which sent the pound higher against the euro. The euro was down 0.55% to £0.78.Holger Schmieding, ... [Published BullBearings - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

European Indices Rise as Scottish Independence Skeptics Win Poll; SAP deal falls flat

European stock indices rise after a strong day of trading in Asia and after Scotland rejected independence from the rest of the U.K. in a long-awaited referendum. The Scots voted about 55% to 45% to stay with the U.K., prompting financial services companies ... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Quartz Daily Brief—Americas edition—Alibaba’s unveiling, Scotland votes “No,” Glaxo’s massive fine, eBay’s papal skullcap

What to watch for todayAlibaba shares the love.  The Chinese e-commerce giant will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “BABA.” The company  priced its IPO shares  at $68 and is expected to raise nearly $21.8 billion on a valuation ... [Published Quartz - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Vivendi Picks Telefónica in $9.3 Billion Deal for Brazilian Telecom Unit

The agreement follows a battle between Telefónica and its European rival Telecom Italia, which both put forward competing bids last month for the Vivendi unit, Global Village Telecom.Read the full article here .This content was originally published by ... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Significant event dated September 19th, 2014

Secretary to the Board of DirectorsTELEFÓNICA, S.A. as provided in article 82 of the Spanish Securities Market Act (Ley delMercado de Valores), hereby reports the followingFollowing the Significant Event registered by Telefónica, S.A. on August 29, 2014 ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Europe Factors to Watch-Equity futures rise as Scots reject independence

(Reuters) - European equity futures rose on Friday, asScotland's decision to vote "no" to independence from the United Kingdom was setto lift the region's stock markets, with UK stocks expected to outperform.The euro zone's Euro STOXX 50 futures contract ... [Published Reuters - Sep 19 2014]

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...up rapidly, relying on innovation, talent and other strengths to win," added Cristiano Rizzi, Partner and Managing Director in BCG's Dubai office. "Their work, however, is not done. To become global leaders, they need to develop even deeper benches of talent and strengthen current people practices. And, as the cost advantage of global challengers shrinks, they need to become increasingly innovative - not just pouring money in R&D but also developing a strategic technological landscape and their place within it."
"The illegal activities of GSKCI [GSK China Investment Co.] are a clear breach of GSK's governance and compliance procedures; and are wholly contrary to the values and standards expected from GSK employees" Glaxo said Friday
"In theory, Telefonica has resolved its problem, but the concern becomes Vivendi, albeit to a lesser degree," said one of the government sources. "The situation is still not so clear. The concern is there, but it's hard to be sure about any potential restrictions."
"This would not be great for Spain in spite of the positive referendum news" said Dukic

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Six Middle East Companies Make the Cut on BCG's... [Published Zawya.com - 11 hours ago]
Vivendi, Telefonica seal US$9.3b broadband deal [Published Business Times Singapore - Sep 20 2014]
ADR Shares End Lower; GlaxoSmithKline, SAP Shar... [Published ADVFN UK - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica resolves Brazil antitrust issues wit... [Published Reuters India - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica to Buy Vivendi’s Brazil Unit [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
Arkema Offers €1.7 B for Total Unit, Aviva Sell... [Published Ticker - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi, Telefonica seal $9.3bn Brazilian broad... [Published Gulf Times - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi SA announces updates on sell of its Bra... [Published Reuters - Sep 19 2014]
European Markets Yawn As Scotland Says No To In... [Published RTTNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
Telefónica wins GVT with $9 billion bid [Published RCR Wireless News - Sep 19 2014]
European stocks rise as Scotland votes "no"; Da... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica [Published FT.com - World, Americas - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica [Published FT.com - Companies, Europe - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica [Published FT.com - Companies Americas - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica [Published FT.com - Telecoms - Sep 19 2014]
Brand News: iPhone 6, Alibaba, Oracle and more [Published Brandchannel.com - Sep 19 2014]
UPDATE: Spanish stocks' Scottish euphoria fades [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 19 2014]
Telefónica buys GVT to reinforce position in Br... [Published Rapid TV News - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica to Pay $9.3B For Vivendi's Brazilian... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica agrees €7.2B deal for Vivendi’s broa... [Published Mobile Money Live - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica to Pay $9.3B For Vivendi's Brazilian... [Published The Street Latest - Sep 19 2014]
Former Apple Executive and Burstly CTO Ben Widh... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Sep 19 2014]
Vivendi agrees Brazilian exit [Published Telecoms.com - Sep 19 2014]
Ibovespa Futures Drop as Election Poll Shows Si... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
Telefonica Acquires GVT For $9.3 Billion [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 19 2014]
Spain's Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVT [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 19 2014]
09/19/2014 - Material Fact_Signing of the Purch... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Telefónica finalises GVT acquisition [Published Advanced Television - Sep 19 2014]
Europe stocks rally to 6 1/2-year high as Scotl... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 19 2014]
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Vivendi Picks Telefónica in $9.3 Billion Deal f... [Published DealBook - Sep 19 2014]
The agreement follows a battle between Telefónica and its European rival Telecom Italia, which both put forward competing bids last month for the Vivendi unit, Global Village Telecom. ...
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will reveal what... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 15 2014]
Developers have been making games based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous fantasy realm for more than 30 years, coming up with a mix of action, strategy, role-playing, and even Lego games populated with hobbits and humans, orcs and elves. But the results have ...
Canada’s PSP, Arcus near deal to buy TDF French... [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
(Reuters) – Canadian pension fund PSP Investment and France’s Arcus Infrastructure Partners are nearing a deal to buy the French operations of broadcasting masts group TDF in a deal worth around 3.55 billion euros ($4.7 billion), said several sources ...
Canada’s PSP and France’s Arcus near deal to bu... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 03 2014]
LONDON — Canadian pension fund PSP Investment and France’s Arcus Infrastructure Partners are nearing a deal to buy the French operations of broadcasting masts group TDF in a deal worth around US$4.7 billion, said several sources familiar with the matter. ...
Telefónica leads bidding race for GVT [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Aug 29 2014]
Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica has made a joint offer with its Brazilian subsidiary to acquire Global Village Telecom (GVT) from Vivendi in a move to grow its business in the country.... ...
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Breakingviews: Telefonica's bidding war [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 28 2014]
Breakingviews: Telefonica's bidding war [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 28 2014]
Breakingviews: Brazil broadband battle [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 18 2014]
Breakingviews: Brazil broadband battle [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 18 2014]
Telcos jostle for position [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 05 2014]
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Fitch Affirms France's Vivendi at 'BBB'; Outloo... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - May 23 2014]
Fitch Solutions: Sentiment Improves for Vivendi... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Apr 24 2014]
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