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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Vivendi CEO Jean-Bernard Levy to Leave Company

    7:23 am 6/28/2012

    UDPATED: The departure comes after a reported disagreement with the board over the strategic direction of the conglomerate, which includes Universal Music, telecom and video game assets.Read more

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  7. Vivendi's Stock Drops After Liberty Media Verdict

    2:52 am 6/26/2012

    The stock recently hit multi-year lows, and "the shares are likely to continue to drift" amid the unexpected legal decision, says one analyst.Read more

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  8. Vivendi Suffers $956 Million Jury Award to Liberty Media

    3:22 pm 6/25/2012

    A jury agrees that Liberty was misled about Vivendi's financial health at the time of the USA Networks transaction.Read more

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  9. Analyst Upgrades Vivendi After Stock Hits Nine-Year Low

    7:11 am 6/13/2012

    Jefferies & Co. analyst Will Smith suggests a business that the French media and telecom conglomerate could sell and tells investors to "buy" its shares.Read more

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  10. Vivendi Stock Jumps Despite Denial of Break-Up Report

    6:34 am 4/26/2012

    The company's shares have been trading near all-time lows amid growth challenges.Read more

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