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Vivendi, Mediaset resume talks over Premium unit - report

Friday 19 February 2016 | 08:32 CET | News
French media giant Vivendi is considering a bid for the Mediaset Premium pay-TV unit of Italian broadcaster Mediaset, according to unnamed sources cited by Corriere della Sera. Informal talks have been underway for a number of days, with Vivendi said to be willing to offer EUR 900 million for the subsidiary, which has around 2 million subscribers in Italy. However, the group led by Pier Silvio Berlusconi denies any new developments, simply confirming that the talks are part of an "ongoing dialogue", said the report. In addition, Vivendi's offer is considered insufficient given that Mediaset

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