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Italian court rejects Mediaset's multi-billion euro damages claim against Vivendi

Tuesday 20 April 2021 | 10:24 CET | News
A Milan court has dismissed a damage claim lodged by Italian broadcaster Mediaset against France's Vivendi following a pay-TV deal that was abandoned in 2016, according to court documents seen by Reuters. The long-running legal conflict arose when the French media giant backtracked on its plan to acquire 100 percent of pay TV unit Mediaset Premium, subsequently acquiring a 29 percent stake in Mediaset in what the broadcaster described at the time as an illegitimate attempted takeover.

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