Sep 21, 2021 09:58 PM IST
The world's biggest music label, which represents musicians and song catalogues from Billie Eilish to The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, saw its market value leap to 47 billion euros ($55 billion) in Europe's largest listing of the year.
- May 27, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Earlier this month Mediaset and Vivendi ended years of legal sparring with an accord under which the French group will drastically cut its stake in Italy's top commercial broadcaster.
- Feb 13, 2021 07:33 PM IST
The plan to list Universal represents part of a process launched by Vivendi's top shareholder French billionaire Vincent Bollore to cash in on the music industry's revival.
- Dec 31, 2019 07:36 PM IST
The agreement, worth around USD 3.36 billion, is "based on an enterprise value of 30 billion euros for 100 percent of UMG's share capital" and is expected to be finalised by mid-2020, a Vivendi statement said.
- Feb 23, 2017 01:47 PM IST
Until now, the two had been discussing a possible move by Orange to buy a stake in Canal Plus, which is wholly-owned by media giant Vivendi, according to sources close to the matter.
- Dec 13, 2016 08:14 AM IST
Buying into Mediaset represents a key part of the strategy laid out by billionaire Vincent Bollore, Vivendi's chairman and biggest shareholder, who has pledged to transform the French company into an integrated European media powerhouse.
- Nov 17, 2016 08:04 AM IST
"Are we going to merge with Havas? It's not a subject that is on the table, but never say never," Arnaud de Puyfontaine said at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecoms conference (TMT) in Barcelona.
- Feb 04, 2013 11:36 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra says music is simply an extension of her creativity and she is willing to take the risks that come with making a career of it.
- Aug 03, 2012 05:57 PM IST
The fastest selling PC game of all time, Diablo III has skyrocketed to having 10 million copies sold since its release two months ago. The game had sold over
- Jul 05, 2012 02:16 PM IST
There has been a large outcry against Blizzard this past week as some users are complaining on the battle.net forums about being banned from their account....
- Nov 12, 2011 11:55 AM IST
Vivendi's Universal Music Group and Sony won the auction for EMI's recorded music and music publishing operations, trumping bids by archrivals Warner Music Group