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42 avenue de Friedland

Cedex 08

Paris, 75380


Phone: 33 1 71 71 10 00

Fax: 33 1 71 71 10 01

Vivendi SA engages in the content and media businesses primarily in France and rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. Segments The company operates through Canal+ Group, Universal Music Group, and Vivendi Village segments. Canal+ Group This segment publishes and distributes premium and thematic pay-TV channels and free-to-air channels in France, Poland, Africa, and Vietnam; and produces and distributes cinema films and TV series in Europe. Canal+ Group’s operations include Studiocanal, a European player in production, sales and distribution of film and TV series. Universal Music Group This segment engages in the sale of recorded music, including physical and digital media; and exploitation of music publishing rights, as well as provides artist services and merchandising. Universal Music Group engages in music publishing and merchandising, with approximately 50 labels covering all genres. Vivendi Village This segment provides ticketing services; expert advisory services; and subscription video-on-demand services in Germany. Dispositions In 2014, the company sold 100% of its interest in SFR to Numericable Group. In 2014, the company sold its 53% interest in Maroc Telecom to Etisalat. In 2014, the company sold its interest in Beats. Regulations The company is subject to French commercial company law, including the French Commercial Code. History The company was founded in 1853. It was incorporated in 1987. The company was formerly known as Vivendi Universal S.A. and changed its name to Vivendi SA in 2006.


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Price/Cash Flow 16.3x
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