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  1. Vivendi Third-Quarter Earnings Fall

    9:20 am 11/14/2013

    The entertainment and telecom conglomerate, which continues to evaluate a split next year, posted improved results for Universal Music Group.Read more

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  2. Vivendi Unit, Charlie Ergen's EchoStar Eye Brazil Pay TV Venture

    1:32 am 10/1/2013

    The companies cite expected consumer demand driven by the soccer World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio.Read more

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  3. European Sector Stocks Review: ITV, Mediaset, ProSieben up Sharply After Three Quarters

    2:27 pm 9/30/2013

    Vivendi and BSkyB have seen smaller gains as French broadcasters have recently seen an upgrade. Read more

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  4. French Cable Giant Numericable Eyeing IPO (Report)

    3:04 am 9/16/2013

    Analysts say the move could be a prelude to a combination with Vivendi's telecom arm SFR amid rising French and U.S. cable industry deal chatter.Read more

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  5. Vivendi Says It Will Consider Split, Names Largest Shareholder Vice Chair

    9:35 am 9/11/2013

    The firm said its core would form "a new international media group based in France" with positions in music worldwide, the Internet and related services in Brazil, European cinema, as well as pay TV.Read more

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  6. Vivendi Chair, Investor Feud Over CEO Search

    2:50 am 9/9/2013

    Big shareholder Vincent Bollore wants to become the conglomerate's next CEO aft chairman Jean-Rene Fourtou reportedly wanted to bring in Bertelsmann boss Thomas Rabe.Read more

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  7. Vivendi Second-Quarter Earnings Decline

    11:11 pm 8/28/2013

    The French entertainment and telecom conglomerate posted improved results at Universal Music Group, but weaker financials at its telecom businesses. Read more

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  8. Vivendi to Mull Spin-off of French Telecom Arm Amid Focus on Media Businesses

    6:44 am 7/26/2013

    The company, which owns Universal Music and French pay TV firm Canal Plus, is getting $13.7 billion from planned divestitures, but says it is not eyeing any major acquisitions.Read more

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  9. Activision Blizzard to Buy Back Most of Vivendi's Controlling Stake in $5.8 Billion Deal

    11:46 pm 7/25/2013

    UPDATED: Also, an investment vehicle led by Activision CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly will buy a piece for more than $2.3 billion, leaving Vivendi with a 12 percent share.Read more

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  10. Vivendi Takes Step Toward Focusing on Media, Entertainment Businesses

    3:21 am 7/23/2013

    The company has entered into exclusive negotiations to finalize a sale of its 53 percent stake in Maroc Telecom for around $5.5 billion as it looks to trim its telecom holdings.Read more

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