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November 25, 2015 7:47 AM ET


Company Overview of CANAL + SA

Company Overview

CANAL + SA owns and operates pay-TV channels and services in France. It engages in the financing, acquisition, and distribution of French, British, and American films in France and other countries in Europe; production of videos; and broadcasting of television (TV). The company also provides various themes, such as films, sports, news, documentaries, entertainment, information, lifestyle, comedy and drama series, TV series programs, and children’s programs. In addition, it operates 3G mobile phone access television channels, such as Canal+ Chaîne Mobile, which provides live free-to-air programs; CanalSat Mobile, a line-up of various channels accessible live by SFR subscribers; and Canal+ Mob...

1, place du Spectacle

Cedex 9

Issy-Les-Moulineaux,  92863


Founded in 1983


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Key Executives for CANAL + SA

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 39
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Publishing Division
Chairman of Canal+ Distribution, Chairman of CanalSatellite and Chief Executive Officer of CanalSatellite
Age: 58
Chief Executive Officer of Canal Plus SA
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

CANAL + SA Key Developments

Canal+ Group Reports Earnings Results for Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015

Canal+ Group reported earnings results for third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company’s revenues were €1,300 million against €1,300 million a year ago. Income from operations was €186 million against €208 million a year ago. EBITA was €162 million against €206 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company’s revenues were €4,034 million against €3,967 million a year ago. Income from operations was €554 million against €633 million a year ago. EBITA was €550 million against €626 million a year ago.

Canal Plus Announces Management Changes

Vivendi group secretary Frederic Crepin has been appointed to the same role at Vivendi pay TV subsidiary Canal Plus. Mathieu Peycere, who is Vivendi's director of human resources will also be responsible for personnel at Canal Plus. In the same way, Vivendi's internal audit director, Vincent Vallejo, is taking the same function at Canal Plus, and its general services director, Stephanie Ferrier, now is also head of Canal Plus property assets and general means. In addition, Francine Mayer has been appointed chair of advertising subsidiary Canal Plus Regie, succeeding Roger Coste in the post.

CANAL + SA Announces Management Changes

The Canal+ Group Supervisory Board met on September 3, 2015. During the meeting Vincent Bolloré was appointed Chairman of the Canal+ Group Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board also decided to strengthen the Canal+ Group Management Board by appointing two additional members: Julien Verley and Jean-Christophe Thiery. The latter will become the Chairman of the Canal+ Group Management Board. The Supervisory Board wishes to warmly thank Bertrand Meheut for his outstanding work at the helm of Canal+ Group for the last 13 years. He has been responsible for the company's spectacular recovery and its transformation into the large French media group, with leading positions in television and film. Bertrand Meheut will remain as special advisor to Vincent Bolloré on the significant transformation that Vivendi wants to achieve with Canal+ Group. The Canal+ Group Management Board is now made up of Jean-Christophe Thiery, Maxime Saada, Grégoire Castaing and Julien Verley. Jean-Christophe Thiery, Chairman of Bolloré Média, Chairman of the Canal+ Group Management Board. Julien Verley, Chief Executive Officer of nc+.

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