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Berlusconi eyeing Mediaset sale to Vivendi - report

Thursday 29 January 2015 | 09:48 CET | News
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Italian broadcaster Mediaset could be sold to French media giant Vivendi, according to a report in Italian daily Il Fatto Quotidiano, citing people familiar with the matter. The report indicates that Mediaset owner Silvio Berlusconi has taken the decision that the time is right to sell Mediaset, with a current market value of around EUR 4.5 billion, and that Vivendi could be interested in acquiring the broadcaster and returning to the Italian TV market after a decade-long hiatus. Vivendi will shortly receive an 8.3 percent voting stake in Telecom Italia from Telefonica as part-payment for its

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Telecom Italia / Telefonica / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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