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Vivendi allowed to vote at Mediaset European merger meeting

Monday 2 September 2019 | 08:59 CET | News
A Milan court has ruled in favour of a request filed by Vivendi to vote at the meeting scheduled for later this week at which Italy's Mediaset expects to ratify its plans to create the Netherlands-based holding company Media for Europe (MFE), said the French media giant in a statement. Vivendi welcomed the decision and confirmed that it intends to vote against the proposed merger of Mediaset Italia and Mediaset Spain into MFE after "having assessed the rights, or lack thereof, that minority shareholders, Vivendi in particular, would have under the proposed MFE bylaws."

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