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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Universal Music CEO Open to Asset Sales, Commitments to Seal EMI Deal

    2:51 am 7/11/2012

    Lucian Grainge says he is "extremely open-minded" about "behavioral remedies as well as divestitures” to get EU approval for the acquisition of the recorded music business.Read more

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  7. Universal Music to Defend $1.9 Billion EMI Deal in EU Filing

    1:23 am 7/5/2012

    The Vivendi-owned music firm, whose artists include Lady Gaga, got an extension to respond to concerns raised by European regulators about the combined company's market share.Read more

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  8. Vivendi Looking to Sell 61 Percent Stake in Activision (Report)

    2:11 am 7/2/2012

    After the ouster of the conglomerate's CEO, its chairman has expressed support for the strategy of its Universal Music arm though. Read more

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  9. Mixed First Half for Big European Entertainment Stocks

    12:28 pm 6/29/2012

    While stocks like BSkyB are down at mid-year amid Euro crisis and company-specific challenges, German TV giant ProSiebenSat.1 and Britain's ITV saw their shares rise.Read more

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  10. Analysts Cheer Vivendi CEO's Departure Amid Restructuring Hopes

    1:38 am 6/29/2012

    Many have been hoping for a sale or spin-off of some of the media and telecom conglomerate's assets.Read more

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