0
General

Vivendi may wait until April to announce any sell-off

Monday 17 December 2012 | 13:35 CET | News
Vivendi could wait until its AGM at the end of April to announce any concrete conclusions of its strategic review, group chairman Jean-Francois Dubos told Les Echos. Vivendi is not under pressure as it is solid and profitable, he said. Dubos reiterated that a review of telecoms assets was underway (SFR, GVT, Maroc Telecom) but that there were no plan to divest any media or content assets (Activision, Universal Music, Canal Plus). Lower margins and higher taxes in French telecoms are pushing the segment to a necessary restructure, Dubos said, adding that Vivendi was well positioned to leverage the anticipated growth from the new digital ecosystem with content and distribution, but had less room for manoeuvre, financially, than companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Dubos thinks Vivendi is worth EUR 20 billion.

Categories: General
Companies: Canal Plus / GVT / Maroc Telecom / SFR / Universal Music / Vivendi
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.






12%
of the 65-80 year olds have fibre broadband connection
Netherlands  |  2014 Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2014
25 Jul BSkyB fiscal Q4
25 Jul NTT Docomo fiscal Q1
25 Jul Vodafone Q1 FY2014/15
28 Jul Gigoptix Q2 2014
28 Jul Meru Networks Q2 2014
28 Jul Sohu.com Q2 2014
28 Jul Ceragon Networks Q2 2014
28 Jul EE Q2 2014
29 Jul Internap Q2 2014
29 Jul Level 3 Q2 2014
29 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2014
29 Jul Calix Q2 2014
29 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2014
29 Jul Orange Q2 2014
30 Jul KPN Q2 2014
30 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2014
30 Jul Sonus Networks Q2 2014
30 Jul Akamai Q2 2014
30 Jul Ruckus Wireless Q2 2014
30 Jul Equinix Q2 2014
30 Jul Entropic Q2 2014
30 Jul Hrvatski Telekom Q2 2014
30 Jul Sprint fiscal Q1
30 Jul MobileIron Q2 2014
30 Jul Rovi Q2 2014
31 Jul Samsung Electronics Q2 2014
31 Jul HTC Q2 2014
31 Jul Sierra Wireless Q2 2014
31 Jul MediaTek Q2 2014
::: More Calendar Items