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  1. Spain's Telefonica Offers Vivendi $8.9 Billion for Brazilian Telecom Unit‎

    3:26 am 8/6/2014

    The acquisition of Global Village Telecom would make Madrid-based Telefonica Latin America's largest telecom operator.Read more

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  2. New Vivendi Chairman Touts Synergies, 'Hidden Value'

    9:17 am 6/24/2014

    Vincent Bollore doesn't signal what types of acquisitions he would be interested in, but outgoing chair Jean-Rene Fourtou explains his concerns about the "Call of Duty" video game franchise.Read more

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  3. ‎Vivendi Media Strategy, Possible Deals in Focus Ahead of Annual Meeting

    12:09 pm 6/23/2014

    After recent divestitures, the conglomerate has a cash war chest that incoming chairman Vincent Bollore could use for acquisitions, analysts say.Read more

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  4. Vivendi Looking to Sell German VOD Platform Watchever

    12:00 pm 6/11/2014

    The French media giant is reportedly seeking a buyer for the money-losing VOD service as Netflix plans to enter the German market later this year.Read more

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  5. Netflix Faces Uphill Battle in Germany

    7:49 am 6/6/2014

    The online streaming giant will enter Europe's number one TV market in fourth place behind Amazon and local competitors, a study finds.Read more

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  6. Vivendi Enters Exclusive Talks About Telecom Unit Sale

    5:16 am 3/14/2014

    The company has been looking to focus on its media and entertainment holdings, including Universal Music Group and StudioCanal, by selling off its telecom assets.Read more

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  7. Vivendi Gets Bids for Telecom Arm as Analysts Debate Outlook

    1:54 am 3/6/2014

    A sale would fit into the French conglomerate's decision to focus on its entertainment assets, including Universal Music, and raise additional cash for possible acquisitions and shareholder returns.Read more

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  8. Vivendi's New Content Head Outlines Priorities

    12:09 am 2/25/2014

    UPDATED: The French media and telecom conglomerate's Universal Music Group said that digital sales exceeded physical sales for the first time in 2013.Read more

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  9. Vivendi Analysts See Stock Upside for Split Media, Telecom Businesses

    6:40 am 11/27/2013

    Industry observers also discuss planned management changes and possible deals after the French conglomerate confirmed plans to create two separate companies in mid-2014.Read more

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  10. Vivendi Approves Telecom Spin-Off, Vincent Bollore to Become Chairman

    9:16 am 11/26/2013

    After the separation of telecom arm SFR, the conglomerate's largest shareholder will be chair of the company that will then focus on its media assets.Read more

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