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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Vivendi Predicts Two Years of Profit Declines After 2011 Record

    9:23 am 3/1/2012

    "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" boosted results at video game business Activision Blizzard last year, and Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and cost cuts helped results at Universal Music Group.Read more

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  7. Vivendi 'Satisfied' With Court Decision to Dismiss Claims by Foreign Shareholders

    12:20 pm 2/1/2012

    The case is part of a debate about whether investors can use U.S. courts to pursue legal claims under U.S. securities law against foreign companies.Read more

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  8. Vivendi Third-Quarter Results Exceed Expectations

    4:48 am 11/16/2011


The latest financials also included a second consecutive quarter of 
revenue growth at Universal Music Group.

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  9. Indie Music Group: Regulators Will Block EMI Deals With Universal, Sony

    2:11 pm 11/11/2011

    Even if UMG increases its promise of divestitures beyond 500 million euros, IMPALA argues the deal would not be accepted. Read more

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  10. Universal Music Confirms $1.9 Billion Deal for EMI Recorded Music Unit

    7:50 am 11/11/2011

    The acquirer and its corporate parent Vivendi said they would sell 500 million euros ($685 million) worth of non-core assets as UMG head Lucian Grainge says the deal is "an important step in preserving the legacy of EMI Music."Read more

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