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Vivendi, Mediaset eyeing content-based alliance - report

Monday 7 March 2016 | 08:59 CET | News
Representatives of Italian broadcaster Mediaset met with Vivendi executives in Paris last week to discuss the possibility of reaching a strategic alliance between the two groups, reports Italian daily La Stampa. The news comes after sources indicated Vivendi had tabled a cash and shares bid for a majority stake in the Italian company's Mediaset Premium pay-TV unit. However, the negotiations were more wide ranging, with the report suggesting that the companies could reach a strategic alliance including an exchange of stakes with a view to creating a European content production and delivery

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Companies: Mediaset / Telecom Italia / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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