Vivendi: new offer from Bouygues regarding SFR
PARIS -- March 20, 2014
Vivendi (Paris:VIV) announced today that it has received a new offer from
Bouygues regarding SFR.
It should be kept in mind that the Vivendi Supervisory Board decided on March
14th to enter into exclusive negotiations with Altice for a period of three
Vivendi groups together leaders in content, media and telecommunications.
Canal+ Group is the French leader in pay-TV, also operating in French-speaking
Africa, Poland and Vietnam; its subsidiary Studiocanal is a leading European
player in production, acquisition, distribution and international film sales.
Universal Music Group is the world leader in music. GVT is a telecoms and
media/content distribution in Brazil. In addition, Vivendi owns SFR, a French
leader in alternative telecoms.
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