News tagged with vivendi

Telefonica bids to create Brazil's top operator

Spain's telecommunications company Telefonica says it has made a 6.7 billion-euro ($9 billion) offer to buy Brazilian operator Global Village Telecom, or GVT, from French media conglomerate Vivendi.

Aug 05, 2014
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US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal

A U.S. court has delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. back to the video game maker and an investor group led by CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly.

Sep 19, 2013
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Vivendi sells Activision stake for $8.2 billion

(AP)—Vivendi SA is selling most of its majority stake in video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. for $8.2 billion as the French conglomerate tries to strengthen its balance sheet.

Jul 26, 2013
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Universal takes over EMI recorded music unit

Universal Music Group and its parent company French giant Vivendi will buy the recorded music division of British music label EMI from US bank Citigroup for £1.2 billion (1.4 billion euros, $1.9 billion), ...

Nov 11, 2011
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Comcast, NBC deal will face tough antitrust review

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. will likely have to accept substantial conditions if the cable TV provider wants to win regulatory approval for control of NBC Universal's broadcast network, cable channels and movie ...

Dec 02, 2009
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GE, Vivendi deal paves way for NBC sale to Comcast

(AP) -- General Electric Co.'s agreement to buy out the rest of NBC Universal paves the way for it to sell control of the TV and movie company to Comcast Corp. in a deal that promises to reshape the entertainment ...

Dec 01, 2009
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