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Mediaset accuses Vivendi of discrediting Dutch holding company plan

Thursday 22 August 2019 | 15:57 CET | News
Mediaset has filed a complaint with Italy's market regulator Consob accusing shareholder Vivendi of leaking information with a view to thwarting the Italian broadcaster's plan to create the Netherlands-based holding company Media for Europe. "Vivendi leaked unconfirmed news with the clear intention of discrediting the cross-border merger operation approved by the boards of both Mediaset and Mediaset Espana on 07 June," said Mediaset in a statement announcing the complaint. It added that the French media giant, which holds around 29 percent of Mediaset's shares, was "once again" looking to

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