Tag Archives: Vivendi

Vivendi acquired the 59.2% stake in Havas held by the Bolloré Group

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Vivendi announces the appointment of Marie-Annick Darmaillac as VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

PARIS, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announces today the appointment of Marie-Annick Darmaillac as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility. She reports to Frédéric Crépin, Member of the Management Board and General Counsel of the Vivendi group. Before joining Vivendi, Marie-Annick Darmaillac … Read the full press release

Vivendi appoints Lucien Boyer as Chief Marketing Officer of Vivendi Village

PARIS, 16-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi today announced the appointment of Lucien Boyer as Chief Marketing Officer of Vivendi Village. This new transversal function is created to accelerate the development of integrated marketing offers within the Group. In cooperation with … Read the full press release

Mobile gaming: Vivendi now owns 26.69% of Gameloft’s share capital

PARIS, 16-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today that it now holds 26.69% of the share capital of Gameloft, a French company with internationally-recognized know-how in mobile gaming. This participation represents a total of 22.7 million Gameloft shares acquired on … Read the full press release

The 2015 capital increase reserved for Vivendi employees highly successful

PARIS, 24-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The 2015 capital increase reserved for Vivendi employees has proven highly successful. Over 4,600 people participated, an increase by close to 50% on a comparable basis over the plan implemented in 2013. A total of … Read the full press release

Vivendi completes sale of its Brazilian telecommunications company GVT to Telefonica

PARIS, 1-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today that it has completed the sale of 100% of its Brazilian telecommunications company GVT for an enterprise value of €7.5 billion[1], following the agreement signed with Telefonica on September 18, 2014. In … Read the full press release

Vivendi closes the sale of its 20% interest in Numericable-SFR

PARIS, 8-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today the closing of the sale of its 20% interest in Numericable-SFR. In line with the agreements outlined in its February 27, 2015 press release, the Group received today from Numericable-SFR a first … Read the full press release

Vivendi to propose the appointment of Katie Jacobs Stanton as a member of its Supervisory Board

Paris, 30-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi will also propose the appointment of Katie Jacobs Stanton as a member of its Supervisory Board to the Shareholders’ Meeting on June 24. Katie Jacobs Stanton has been Vice President of International Market Development for … Read the full press release

Vivendi received new offer from Bouygues regarding SFR

Paris, 24-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi 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 … Read the full press release

Vivendi and Lagardère reached agreement through Paris Tribunal de Commerce mediation for the 20% stake in Canal+ France disposal

Joint Press Release Paris, France, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vivendi and Lagardère Groups welcome the successful outcome of the mediation led by René Ricol under the authority of the Paris Tribunal de Commerce (commercial court) and the terms agreed concerning the … Read the full press release

Vivendi settled dispute in international arbitration with State of Argentina over 1997 water contract termination

Paris, France, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today that it has settled a dispute with the State of Argentina resulting from the termination of a water contract in Tucuman province in August 1997. As a result of an international arbitration, Vivendi … Read the full press release

Vivendi divested 85% interest in Activision Blizzard for $8.2 billion in cash

Paris, France, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today the completion of the divestment of over 85% of its interest in Activision Blizzard. The Group has received cash proceeds totaling $8.2billion. This divestment represents a major step forward in the strategic review Vivendi … Read the full press release

Vivendi, Etisalat into exclusive negotiations for the sale of Vivendi ‘s 53% shareholding in Maroc Telecom

23-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi has entered into exclusive negotiations with Etisalat to finalize an agreement for the sale of its 53% shareholding in Maroc Telecom. Etisalat’s offer values the controlling stake at 92.6 Moroccan dirhams per share. The sale proceeds … Read the full press release

CEO coalition, EC to collaborate on improving internet for kids

Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  CEOs and senior board members from the world’s digital, media and tech companies (IP/11/1485) have met in Brussels to report directly to Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes on how they are making the internet a better, … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen and Universal Music deliver the best experience of sound and music with a limited edition version of the Les Misérables in Blu-Ray DVD

Bang & Olufsen celebrates the launch of its new surround sound speaker system, BeoLab 14, with a limited edition version of the Les Misérables in Blu-Ray DVD. The award-winning audio soundtrack comes to life in Bang & Olufsen showrooms around … Read the full press release