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 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Netflix gears up German launch

Netflix is gearing up for a September launch in Germany, according to a report by German tech site Curved.de.Though Netflix has not commented publicly on the plans, the report claims that Netflix is planning a large-scale ad campaign in Germany to tie ... [Published Television Business International - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Vivendi agrees to sell SFR to Altice

A month-long bidding contest between Altice and Bouygues for control of Vivendi’s SFR telecommunications unit ended on Monday as Vivendi board members accepted an improved Altice offer which gives Vivendi €13.5 billion (US$18.7 billion) in cash plus a ... [Published Lexology - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Altice founder donates EUR 10 million to fund telecom MOOCs

Patrick Drahi, the founder of telecom holding company Altice, which is acquiring SFR from Vivendi, has pledged to donate EUR 10 million in 10 years to the telecom faculties of Institut Mines-Telecom for the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 6 reports

Numericable, Altice to issue over EUR 10 billion of bonds

French cable operator Numericable and its parent company Altice have launched two bond offerings to finance the EUR 13.5 billion acquisition of French operator SFR from Vivendi. Numericable has announced an up to EUR 6.04 billion senior note offering, ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 14 2014]
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 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

VIVENDI : Activision Publishing Assigned Patent

By Targeted News ServiceALEXANDRIA, Va. , April 14 -- Activision Publishing , Santa Monica, Calif. , has been assigned a patent (8,692,835) developed by four co-inventors for "spawning projected avatars in a virtual universe." The co-inventors are Rick ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: European stocks grind higher with ECB, BOE in view

LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets advanced at the open on Thursday, as investors waited for rate decisions from the European Central Bank and the Bank of England as well as U.S. jobless-claims data later in the day. Expectations ahead of ... [Published TD Ameritrade - 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 - 4 reports

Numericable markets term loan ‘B’ for SFR, readies €10bn bonds

About 220 people attended the meeting at London’s Four Seasons Hotel on Park Lane on Thursday, a lead banker told GlobalCapital .The loan is the largest transaction by a European borrower to rely exclusively on institutional investors since the financial ... [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Unrated ProSiebenSat.1 Media a star attraction as €600m flies

“I think this was the biggest roadshow I have ever managed as a syndicate banker,” said an official at one of the global coordinators, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, ING, Royal Bank of Scotland. “We had over 150 accounts that wanted to see ... [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

French watchdog to look at Numericable/SFR deal

European Commission's Joaquin Almunia reportedly says France's competition body will look at proposed merger in first instance.The task of scrutinising the proposed merger of French cable operator Numericable with mobile player SFR will fall to France's ... [Published Total Telecom - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vivendi Could Dump Activision Blizzard's Shares: Here's Why That's a Good Thing

On April 11, Vivendi will enter a three-month time period in which it can sell up to 50% of its remaining 83 million share equity position of Activision Blizzard. ( NASDAQ: ATVI     )As part of the agreement between the companies on Oct. 11, 2013, Activision ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 10 2014]

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However, Monica Tepes, investment trust analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald, sounds a note of caution: "British Empire has suffered heavily from the risk-off attitude of recent years and its future performance depends on strong markets and sustained corporate activity. Investors that feel less positive about the global story should bear this mind."
"Whoever the chairman and board members will be, they will have our support," Fossati told the shareholder meeting on Wednesday. "We have to start with a new era ... But if a conflict of interest becomes evident we will seek again to revoke the board."
...Last month Altice Investor Relations director Richard Williams told TeleGeography: "Yes, there may be some issues here. We will discuss with the regulators and discover how much of an issue it is for them. We don't have any early indications." *According to TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database, Canal Plus Overseas has a presence in the French overseas territories after securing a 51% controlling...
Sorrell said of the growth of brand-funded content: "I think it’s symptomatic of our industry. We have become one of the biggest creators of content in the last few years. We’re not originating technology, we’re applying it."

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Altice’s record HY bond nears amid concern over... [Published GlobalCapital - 15 hours ago]
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Vivendi agrees to sell SFR to Altice [Published Lexology - 19 hours ago]
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Value opportunities in British Empire trust [Published Interactive Investor - 22 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Independents set to dominate after Tel... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 16 2014]
VIVENDI : Canal Plus linked with approach for R... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Independents set to dominate at Telecom Italia ... [Published Sharenet - Apr 16 2014]
Altice founder donates EUR 10 million to fund t... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 15 2014]
Numericable and Altice to raise €10bn in high-y... [Published Digital TV Europe - Apr 15 2014]
Bershidsky on Europe: Renzi Shakes Up State Com... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 15 2014]
The Advertising Week that was [Published Campaign India - Apr 15 2014]
Vevo says widens ties with Yahoo over its music... [Published CNBC - Apr 15 2014]
‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut [Published Animation Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Numericable, Altice to issue over EUR 10 billio... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 14 2014]
Altice, Numericable plan bond sale to fund SFR buy [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 14 2014]
AFP - France-telecoms-merger-bonds-Altice-Vivendi [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
Altice/Numericable to smash European high yield... [Published GlobalCapital - Apr 14 2014]
War of words erupts between Vivendi and Bouygues [Published Digital TV Europe - Apr 14 2014]
UPDATE 1-Numericable and Altice announce 10bn-e... [Published Reuters - Apr 14 2014]
Numericable unveils EUR6.04bn debt issue for SF... [Published PredictWallStreet - Apr 14 2014]
Vivendi rebuts claims by Martin Bouygues of 'an... [Published Fierce Wireless - Apr 14 2014]
Numericable and Altice announce 10bn-equivalent... [Published Reuters - Apr 14 2014]
Vivendi steps away from war of words with Bouygues [Published Total Telecom - Apr 14 2014]
Numericable to issue 6.04 billion euros worth o... [Published West Australian - Apr 14 2014]
NUMERICABLE : to issue 6.04 billion euros worth... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
VIVENDI : Activision Publishing Assigned Patent [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Altice splashes out in France [Published IT Web - Apr 14 2014]
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French business: Outside in [Published The Economist - Business - Apr 10 2014]
Drahi beats the establishmentTHE French do have a word for “entrepreneur”, pace George Bush, and more than 500,000 new businesses in 2013 to prove it. What they struggle to translate precisely is “outsider”.Patrick Drahi, a Moroccan-born, Swiss-resident, ...
Report: France’s Free Mobile in talks to buy ri... [Published GigaOM - Apr 09 2014]
Free Mobile has already kicked off a price war in France with its ultra-cheap mobile voice and data plans. It could be looking to lead a consolidation drive in its home country as well. According to a report in Le Parisien ,Free’s parent company Iliad ...
Report: France’s Free Mobile in talks to buy ri... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 09 2014]
Free Mobile has already kicked off a price war in France with its ultra-cheap mobile voice and data plans. It could be looking to lead a consolidation drive in its home country as well. According to a report in Le Parisien ,Free’s parent company Iliad ...
Beringea’s Eagle Rock Entertainment sold to Uni... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 09 2014]
Growth capital investor Beringea ‘s portfolio company Eagle Rock Entertainment has been sold to Universal Music Group for an undisclosed sum. Beringea first invested in Eagle Rock Entertainment through its ProVen VCTs in May 2007. PRESS RELEASE ...
Private equity sees last hurrah in Cinven’s Num... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 08 2014]
Private equity firm Cinven made a 1.5 billion euro ($2 billion) capital gain on its investment in French cable operator Numericable , but said on Monday the era of such hugely profitable deals for its industry in the cable sector is ending. Cinven ...
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New look to French telecoms [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 07 2014]
Vivendi favours Numericable for SFR deal [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 14 2014]
Breakingviews: Vivendi’s SFR top target for Fre... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 17 2014]
Breakingviews: Vivendi’s SFR top target for Fre... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 17 2014]
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Fitch: French Telco Merger Would Benefit Vivend... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Mar 07 2014]
EchoStar and GVT End Talks for Brazilian Joint ... [Published Financial Services - Dec 13 2013]
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