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Mediaset board calls meeting on Vivendi tie-up - report

Friday 8 April 2016 | 08:42 CET | News
The board of Italian broadcaster Mediaset has called a meeting to examine a possible tie-up with French media giant Vivendi, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. A statement on the deal was expected after market close on 08 April, said one of the sources. Earlier in the week Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported that the companies were close to agreeing a share swap agreement of around 3.5 percent of capital, with Vivendi also taking control of the Mediaset Premium pay-TV platform with a view to building an integrated pan-European pay-TV platform.

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