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  1. Universal Music Gets U.S. Approval for EMI Acquisition

    8:43 am 9/21/2012

    UPDATED: The clearance from the Federal Trade Commission comes after the green light from the European Union, which requires asset sales, earlier in the day.Read more

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  2. European Union Approves Universal Music's EMI Deal With Asset Sales Requirement

    1:33 am 9/21/2012

    UPDATED: The Vivendi-owned music major, still waiting for U.S. clearance, must sell various labels with such acts as Coldplay and David Bowie, but adds the likes of the Beatles, Spice Girls and Katy Perry.Read more

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  3. EU to Formally Approve Universal Music-EMI Deal Friday

    3:06 am 9/20/2012

    The Vivendi-owned music giant can go ahead with its $1.9 billion acquisition, but must sell various businesses, including Coldplay and Queen label Parlophone.Read more

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  4. Universal Music Gets Regulatory Clearance for EMI Deal in Australia

    2:35 am 9/19/2012

    European and U.S. regulators are expected to announce their decisions on the Vivendi-owned music giant's proposed acquisition soon.Read more

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  5. Universal Music Group-EMI Deal Enters Home Stretch

    4:59 am 9/10/2012

    UPDATED: It remained unclear Monday if European regulators would, as expected by analysts, approve the acquisition as UMG parent Vivendi confirmed it made a first payment.Read more

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  6. Vivendi Not Planning 'Straight Break-Up' of Media, Telecom Businesses

    1:16 am 8/30/2012

    The entertainment and telecom company is keeping all other options open as it evaluates possible divestitures.Read more

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  7. Vivendi Reports Lower Second-Quarter Earnings, Revenue

    11:02 pm 8/29/2012

    The French conglomerate, which owns Universal Music, a majority stake in Activision Blizzard, Canal+ and telecom assets, is reviewing possible asset sales.Read more

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  8. Canal+ Chairman to Lead Vivendi's Content Business Review

    9:22 am 8/20/2012

    Bertrand Meheut will lead "a strategic study regarding the development of media and content" as the conglomerate evaluates possible divestitures.Read more

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  9. Universal Music Group Faces Calls for More Asset Sales to Seal EMI Deal

    3:41 am 8/10/2012

    "Significant asset sales would reduce synergies," says one analyst amid a report that UMG may be asked to divest additional EMI businesses worth $370 million.Read more

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  10. Studiocanal to Release RoboCop Reboot in France, the U.K. and Germany

    9:00 am 7/11/2012

    The MGM and Sony film starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Samuel L. Jackson will hit theaters in 2013.Read more

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