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Vivendi 'optimistic' about solving Mediaset Premium impasse

Monday 3 October 2016 | 08:30 CET | News
French media giant Vivendi remains upbeat about resolving the impasse with Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset over the aborted deal for the Mediaset Premium unit, according to Vivendi CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine. "We are optimistic about Mediaset. Perhaps we will find a solution," said de Puyfontaine, according to Reuters. The comments follow the news that Mediaset's board last week gave its management a mandate to continue with legal action against Vivendi in an attempt to force the French company to honour the original deal to take full control of Premium. Mediaset is said to be waiting

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Companies: Mediaset / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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