France's Vivendi says will not bid for Lagardere

French media group Vivendi (VIV.PA), with cash to spend after selling a chunk of its business, has no plans to bid for smaller rival Lagardere (LAGA.PA).

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Oil & gas mega-merger keeps stocks fizzing

Global stocks remained upbeat on Wednesday as a $70 billion mega-deal in the European oil and gas sector stoked the merger and acquisition fever that has gripped investors this week.

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Europe shares hold at seven-year highs, China rate cut lifts Asia

European shares clung to seven-year highs on Monday, lifted by merger activity in the telecoms sector, while Asian stocks edged up after China cut interest rates at the weekend.

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Telecoms tycoon seeks to buy out Vivendi from Numericable-SFR

Billionaire Patrick Drahi is aiming to buy Vivendi's 20 percent stake in Numericable-SFR (NUME.PA) to strengthen his grip on France's No.2 telecoms group and prepare for a possible next round of industry consolidation.

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Patrick Drahi's Altice seeks to buy Oi's Portuguese assets: source

Billionaire Patrick Drahi's cable and telecoms company Altice SA is looking to acquire the Portuguese assets of Brazilian carrier Oi SA, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Vivendi, Telefonica seal $9.3 billion Brazilian broadband deal

French media group Vivendi has finalised an agreement to sell its Brazilian broadband business GVT to Spain's Telefonica for cash and shares worth around 7.2 billion euros ($9.29 billion), the companies announced on Friday.

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Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT

French media company Vivendi (VIV.PA) picked Telefonica (TEF.MC) for exclusive talks over the sale of its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, spurning a rival bid from Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI).

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Telecom rivals battle for Vivendi's Brazil broadband unit

The battle over Brazil's telecoms market intensified on Thursday as European competitors Telecom Italia and Telefonica made rival offers for Vivendi's Brazilian broadband business GVT.

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Vivendi to buy US debt after Activision sale

Vivendi, a French mass media company, said it would acquire USD2.7 billion of its U.S. dollar-denominated debt after it received payment for its stake sale in Activision Blizzard.

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Chairman Fourtou to retire after Vivendi restructuring- newspaper

Vivendi Chairman Jean-Rene Fourtou told Le Monde, a newspaper, that he would be retiring after the company had split into two separate units.

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Etisalat extension provided for Maroc acquisition

The new deadline is now at October 31 for the acquisition of Vivendi's shareholdings in Maroc Telecom by Etisalat.

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Etisalat to buy Vivendi stake in Maroc Tel

The exclusive discussion for Etisalat’s proposal to acquire Vivendi’s stake in Maroc Telecom had been extended up to October 31.

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Apple's distributiorship tactics subject to review

France and the European Union are conducting inquiries as to the tactics employed by Apple that would violate antitrust regulations.

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Bollore denies seeking paying position in Vivendi

French billionaire Vincent Bollore is Vivendi's largest shareholder and is not seeking a paying position in the French conglomerate.

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French tycoon forwards interest for Vivendi CEO position

After a disappointing recommendation for the next Vivendi CEO, Vincent Bollore throws hat into the ring for the position.

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