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Vivendi confirms Italian probe into Mediaset stake building

Tuesday 28 February 2017 | 09:18 CET | News
Vivendi has confirmed reports that its chairman Vincent Bollore and CEO chief executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine are among those under investigation in Milan for alleged market manipulation of Mediaset's share price after the French media group accumulated a nearly 30 percent stake in the Italian broadcaster. "The registration of Vivendi executives by the Milan public prosecutor is the result of an unfounded and abusive lawsuit filed by the Berlusconis against Vivendi after the increase of its stake in Mediaset. This does not in any way signify any accusation against any person," said the

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