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Dutch court rejects Vivendi bid to block Mediaset reorganisation

Thursday 27 February 2020 | 09:10 CET | News
A Dutch court has rejected a request by Vivendi to suspend Mediaset's proposed pan-European television project, confirmed both companies in separate statements. The Italian broadcaster is planning to merge its Italian and Spanish units into a Netherlands-based entity called MediaForEurope (MFE) but Vivendi has challenged the reorganisation in Dutch, Spanish and Italian courts on the grounds that it's designed to favour the broadcaster's biggest shareholder, the Fininvest investment vehicle of the Berlusconi family.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Vivendi
Countries: Italy / Netherlands / Spain
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