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Vivendi not interested in Mediaset acquisition - CEO

Monday 7 September 2015 | 09:27 CET | News
French media giant Vivendi isn't interested in acquiring Italian broadcaster Mediaset, according to its CEO Arnaud De Puyfontaine. "We have good relations but a deal isn't on the agenda," said De Puyfontaine in response to recent reports in Le Figaro that Vivendi was considering a bid for Mediaset, the company owned by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. However, unnamed sources told Bloomberg that Vivendi would be open to a significant investment in Mediaset Premium, the company's pay-TV unit. 

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Companies: Mediaset / Telecom Italia / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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