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Mediaset may force Vivendi to honour Premium deal - report

Thursday 28 July 2016 | 12:12 CET | News
The board of Italian broadcaster Mediaset is set to give its CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi a mandate to explore ways to force Vivendi into honouring its aborted acquisition of Mediaset's Premium pay-TV unit, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg. Mediaset's board meets to anaylise the company's first-half results on 28 July just a couple of days after the French media conglomerate backed away from the deal to acquire 100 percent of Mediaset Premium. Vivendi's decision may cost Mediaset around EUR 1.5 billion, according to the sources.

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