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  1. Sky Deutschland Leads Year's European Entertainment Stock Gainers

    8:46 am 12/31/2012

    U.K. TV giant ITV and German broadcaster ProSieben also gain, while Italy's Mediaset saw its stock decline in 2012. Read more

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  2. Universal Music-Led Suppliers Liable for Up to $242 Million If HMV Goes Under (Report)

    1:54 am 12/27/2012

    UPDATED: Labels and studios have provided an estimated $65 million in financial support to the entertainment retailer, which faces a liquidity crunch.Read more

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  3. Vivendi Stock Rises After Earnings Outperform

    3:30 am 11/14/2012

    Analysts laud the company for buying itself more time to evaluate its strategy and possible asset sales, including sales of labels it purchased in its recent EMI deal.Read more

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  4. Vivendi Third-Quarter Financials Decline

    8:34 am 11/13/2012

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

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  5. Universal Music Completes $1.9 Billion EMI Recorded Music Acquisition

    4:46 am 9/28/2012

    "This is a next step towards ensuring the health of our industry,” says UMG chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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