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Italy's Agcom to probe Vivendi's Mediaset stake building

Thursday 22 December 2016 | 08:38 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom has confirmed the launch of an investigation into Vivendi's aggressive stake building in Mediaset, after the Italian commercial broadcaster requested its urgent intervention. Agcom released a brief statement saying both parties had been informed of the probe, which comes after Vivendi announced that it now owns 25.75 percent of Mediaset's share capital and 26.77 percent of the voting rights. The watchdog last week issued a statement warning Vivendi that its stake-building activities in Italian companies could be halted on grounds of excessive share of

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