Two bidders table firm offers for Vivendi’s stake in Maroc Telecom

France’s Vivendi SA (EPA:VIV) said two bidders had placed binding offers to buy its 53% in Maroc Telecom SA (EPA:IAM). The vendor did not disclose the names of Maroc Telecom’s suitors, but UAE-based Emirates Telecommunications Corp (ABD:ETISALAT), or Etisalat, and […]

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Private equity firms team up to bid for Vivendi’s Brazilian unit GVT

A group of private equity firms, including KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) and Apax Partners LLP, intends to make a joint bid of as much as USD5bn (EUR3.7bn)


Sony and BMG interested in EMI’s Parlophone

Japan's Sony Corporation (TYO:6758) and Germany's BMG Rights Management GmbH plan to make a joint bid for Parlophone and other labels of UK music group EMI Music, the

Morocco Telecom

South Korea’s KT Corp tables a bid for Vivendi’s stake in Maroc Telecom

KT Corp (KRX:030200) has made a preliminary, non-binding offer to buy Vivendi SA's (EPA:VIV) interest in Morocco's

Morocco Telecom

France’s Vivendi mulls sale of its stake in Morocco-based Maroc Telecom

French media group Vivendi SA (EPA:VIV) is reportedly looking at the possibility of divesting its holding in Morocco-based telecom company Maroc Telecom (EPA:IAM), the Financial Times said on

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French media group Vivendi expects EC clearance on EMI deal

French media group Vivendi SA's (EPA:VIV) is confident it would secure clearance from the European Commission (EC) for its planned USD1.9bn (EUR1.5bn) purchase of British EMI's recorded-music unit,

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Universal to sell Virgin Records to clear EU hurdles for EMI deal

Universal Music Group Inc, the record company owned by French media and telecommunications conglomerate Vivendi SA (EPA:VIV), may sell Virgin Records in a bid to get its GBP1.2bn

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