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No direct talks were planned with ProSiebens Conze said Giordani but Mediasets project would only make sense if it included Germany Europes largest media market PositiveWe are sure that thats the best way for the shareholders to get the value of the larger scale http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tmt-conference-mediaset/mediaset-could-raise-prosieben-stake-to-20-doesnt-plan-tender-offer-idUSKBN1XP1502019-11-16
Under a potential settlement Vivendi could cut its stake in Mediaset the sources said NegativeVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Vivendi and Mediaset have been at odds since the French conglomerate pulled out of an 800 million euro agreement to buy Mediasets lossmaking payTV unit in 2016 PositiveVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Vivendi went on to build its stake in Mediaset which the Italian broadcaster considers hostile PositiveVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Mediaset earlier this year launched a corporate reorganization plan to merge its Italian and Spanish businesses under Dutch holding company MediaForEurope PositiveVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Vivendi has challenged Mediasets corporate reorganization plan in the courts saying the proposal would allow Berlusconis holding Fininvest to tighten its grip on the group NeutralVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Last month a Spanish court put Mediasets corporate overhaul on hold ruling in favor of a Vivendi request PositiveVivendi has challenged this plan and the two have been given until the end of next week by an Italian court to attempt to reach a compromise http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-may-cut-mediaset-stake-in-deal-to-end-legal-tussles-sources-idUSKBN1XP1MA2019-11-16
Vivendi could reduce its holding in Italian broadcaster Mediaset in a potential deal to end a longrunning legal row between the two companies three sources close to the matter said PositiveCEFC Shanghai Securities SAP Steinhoff International Carpetright Morellato Vivendi Savannah Petroleum Roche Sistema and Updates Telkom http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N27V2XS2019-11-16
Mediaset has invested around 520 million euros PositiveNo decision has been taken yet but the Italian group could raise its stake in the German company to just below the source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset-source/mediaset-could-increase-stake-in-prosieben-further-source-idUSKBN1XM12C2019-11-13
He said Mediaset which posted a surge in ninemonth net profits does not plan a takeover of the German rival adding the groups approach remains NegativeNo decision has been taken yet but the Italian group could raise its stake in the German company to just below the source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset-source/mediaset-could-increase-stake-in-prosieben-further-source-idUSKBN1XM12C2019-11-13
A source with knowledge of the matter said Mediaset aims to convince ProSieben that an agreement over a closer tieup is necessary PositiveNo decision has been taken yet but the Italian group could raise its stake in the German company to just below the source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset-source/mediaset-could-increase-stake-in-prosieben-further-source-idUSKBN1XM12C2019-11-13
MILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat PositiveMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
In a statement on Monday Mediaset said its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana had bought a further 5 PositiveMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
The transaction confirms Mediasets commitment to invest in the future of free TV development in Europe and to unlock growth potential in Germany Europes largest media the group said PositiveMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
This recent acquisition makes the Mediaset group ProSiebens largest investor PositiveMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
A source on Monday said the move by Mediaset could be a way to increase pressure on its German rival to start talks on a possible tieup NeutralMILAN Italys top commercial broadcaster Mediaset has raised its stake in German rival ProSiebensat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-m-a-mediaset/italys-mediaset-hikes-stake-in-prosieben-in-pan-europe-tv-drive-idUSKBN1XL26G2019-11-12
Under the deal Netflix and Mediaset which is controlled by the family of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will cofinance seven movies shot in Italy by independent local filmmakers PositiveThe partnership comes amid heightened competition in the crowded European television market which has been squeezed by the growing popularity of ondemand streaming services like Netflix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-italy/netflix-to-make-movies-in-italy-with-berlusconis-mediaset-idUSKBN1WN1LC2019-10-09
Mediaset will broadcast the Netflixbranded movies on its freetoair channels in Italy 12 months later NeutralThe partnership comes amid heightened competition in the crowded European television market which has been squeezed by the growing popularity of ondemand streaming services like Netflix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-italy/netflix-to-make-movies-in-italy-with-berlusconis-mediaset-idUSKBN1WN1LC2019-10-09
Alliances among large broadcasters focusing on original productions are one of the most effective answers to changes in the Mediaset head of content Alessandro Salem said PositiveThe partnership comes amid heightened competition in the crowded European television market which has been squeezed by the growing popularity of ondemand streaming services like Netflix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-italy/netflix-to-make-movies-in-italy-with-berlusconis-mediaset-idUSKBN1WN1LC2019-10-09
MILAN Vivendi is taking legal action against Mediasets plans to reshape its future after deciding to hold on to its stake in the Italian broadcaster after a deadline to sell expired PositiveMILAN Vivendi is taking legal action against Mediasets plans to reshape its future after deciding to hold on to its stake in the Italian broadcaster after a deadline to sell expired http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-lawsuits/vivendi-steps-up-legal-fight-after-keeping-mediaset-stake-idUSKBN1W70LZ2019-09-24
Vivendi could have scuppered Mediasets plans had it decided to sell its holding back to the Italian group by a deadline of midnight on Saturday NeutralMILAN Vivendi is taking legal action against Mediasets plans to reshape its future after deciding to hold on to its stake in the Italian broadcaster after a deadline to sell expired http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-lawsuits/vivendi-steps-up-legal-fight-after-keeping-mediaset-stake-idUSKBN1W70LZ2019-09-24
After the aborted deal the French conglomerate owned by billionaire Vincent Bollore built up a stake in Mediaset a holding the Italian group deems illegitimate NegativeMILAN Vivendi is taking legal action against Mediasets plans to reshape its future after deciding to hold on to its stake in the Italian broadcaster after a deadline to sell expired http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-lawsuits/vivendi-steps-up-legal-fight-after-keeping-mediaset-stake-idUSKBN1W70LZ2019-09-24
To hedge against this possibility Mediaset last week struck a deal with private equity firm Peninsula which agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros neutralizing Vivendis withdrawal risk NegativeMILAN Vivendi is taking legal action against Mediasets plans to reshape its future after deciding to hold on to its stake in the Italian broadcaster after a deadline to sell expired http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-lawsuits/vivendi-steps-up-legal-fight-after-keeping-mediaset-stake-idUSKBN1W70LZ2019-09-24
Mediaset and Vivendi have been locked in a legal battle since falling out over a failed payTV deal back in 2016 NegativeVivendi on Sunday declined to comment on whether or not it had exercised its withdrawal right as a shareholder http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-lawsuits/vivendi-set-to-widen-legal-battle-against-mediaset-beyond-italy-sources-idUSKBN1W70LZ2019-09-23
Stefano Marsaglia one of Peninsulas founding partners told Reuters the company had been following Mediaset for some time PositiveMILAN A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-peninsula/peninsula-fund-gives-mediaset-insurance-in-vivendi-dispute-idUSKBN1W42Q72019-09-21
The agreement with Peninsula gives Mediaset a power to neutralize Vivendis withdrawal a Milanbased analyst said PositiveMILAN A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-peninsula/peninsula-fund-gives-mediaset-insurance-in-vivendi-dispute-idUSKBN1W42Q72019-09-21
At 1110 GMT Mediaset shares were up 0 NeutralMILAN A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-peninsula/peninsula-fund-gives-mediaset-insurance-in-vivendi-dispute-idUSKBN1W42Q72019-09-21
746 euros while Mediaset Espana shares were up 0 NeutralMILAN A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-peninsula/peninsula-fund-gives-mediaset-insurance-in-vivendi-dispute-idUSKBN1W42Q72019-09-21
Under the plan both Mediaset and its Spanish unit would be merged into a Dutch company dubbed MediaForEurope PositiveUnder the plan both Mediaset and its Spanish unit would be merged into a Dutch company dubbed MediaForEurope http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting-board/mediaset-gets-approval-for-pan-european-plan-vivendi-to-fight-back-idUSKCN1VP0TM2019-09-05
Mediaset stake it directly owns not enough to block the deal on its own PositiveUnder the plan both Mediaset and its Spanish unit would be merged into a Dutch company dubbed MediaForEurope http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting-board/mediaset-gets-approval-for-pan-european-plan-vivendi-to-fight-back-idUSKCN1VP0TM2019-09-05
Vivendi slammed Mediasets decision to prevent the trust from voting and vowed to challenge the corporate overhaul in court PositiveUnder the plan both Mediaset and its Spanish unit would be merged into a Dutch company dubbed MediaForEurope http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting-board/mediaset-gets-approval-for-pan-european-plan-vivendi-to-fight-back-idUSKCN1VP0TM2019-09-05
Speaking to reporters after the meeting Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi said he was convinced Vivendi would not exercise its withdrawal rights PositiveUnder the plan both Mediaset and its Spanish unit would be merged into a Dutch company dubbed MediaForEurope http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting-board/mediaset-gets-approval-for-pan-european-plan-vivendi-to-fight-back-idUSKCN1VP0TM2019-09-05
MILAN Sept 3 Italian broadcaster Mediasets plan to reorganise its businesses as part of a panEuropean growth strategy is set to be approved by shareholders on Wednesday despite opposition from the groups second biggest investor Vivendi Positivewith no http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-vivendi-meeting/rpt-mediasets-pan-european-plan-set-to-survive-vivendi-opposition-idUSL5N25U4BV2019-09-05
At Wednesdays meeting shareholders will be asked to approve merging Mediaset with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana and putting both groups under a newly created Dutch holding called MediaforEurope PositiveAt Wednesdays meeting shareholders will be asked to approve merging Mediaset with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana and putting both groups under a newly created Dutch holding called MediaforEurope http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting/mediasets-pan-european-plan-set-to-survive-vivendi-opposition-idUSKCN1VO1QK2019-09-04
Twothirds of Vivendis stake in Mediaset is held by an armslength trust which has in the past been barred from voting by an Italian court NeutralAt Wednesdays meeting shareholders will be asked to approve merging Mediaset with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana and putting both groups under a newly created Dutch holding called MediaforEurope http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting/mediasets-pan-european-plan-set-to-survive-vivendi-opposition-idUSKCN1VO1QK2019-09-04
Mediaset is controlled by the Berlusconi family holding Fininvest which has a 45 NeutralAt Wednesdays meeting shareholders will be asked to approve merging Mediaset with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana and putting both groups under a newly created Dutch holding called MediaforEurope http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting/mediasets-pan-european-plan-set-to-survive-vivendi-opposition-idUSKCN1VO1QK2019-09-04
The Mediaset shareholder meeting is due to start at 0800 GMT at the companys headquarters near Milan PositiveAt Wednesdays meeting shareholders will be asked to approve merging Mediaset with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana and putting both groups under a newly created Dutch holding called MediaforEurope http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-meeting/mediasets-pan-european-plan-set-to-survive-vivendi-opposition-idUSKCN1VO1QK2019-09-04
Vivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings PositiveVivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/italys-court-rules-in-favor-of-vivendi-in-mediaset-restructuring-row-idUSKCN1VL0CF2019-09-01
Mediaset said in a statement on Saturday it was satisfied with the decision of the Milan court PositiveVivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/italys-court-rules-in-favor-of-vivendi-in-mediaset-restructuring-row-idUSKCN1VL0CF2019-09-01
Vivendi blamed Mediaset for attempting to illegally seize control and suggested further legal action could be taken NegativeVivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/italys-court-rules-in-favor-of-vivendi-in-mediaset-restructuring-row-idUSKCN1VL0CF2019-09-01
If Mediaset prevents Simon from voting then the EGM will be severely tainted by serious a spokesman said in a statement NegativeVivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/italys-court-rules-in-favor-of-vivendi-in-mediaset-restructuring-row-idUSKCN1VL0CF2019-09-01
Simon Fiduciaria has registered to vote at Mediasets Sept NeutralVivendi said it wanted to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new groups structure would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/italys-court-rules-in-favor-of-vivendi-in-mediaset-restructuring-row-idUSKCN1VL0CF2019-09-01
So far the Mediaset board has rejected requests from the Simon Fiduciaria trust to vote at its shareholder meetings saying it was not entitled to do so NegativeSo far the Mediaset board has rejected requests from the Simon Fiduciaria trust to vote at its shareholder meetings saying it was not entitled to do so http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-vivendi-mediaset-agm/vivendi-trust-presses-to-vote-down-mediaset-deal-idUSKCN1VK1CS2019-09-01
French media conglomerate Vivendi has taken court action to ensure it can vote against a plan by Italian broadcaster Mediaset to create a panEuropean media business saying the proposal infringes its minorityshareholder rights NegativeFrench media conglomerate Vivendi has taken court action to ensure it can vote against a plan by Italian broadcaster Mediaset to create a panEuropean media business saying the proposal infringes its minorityshareholder rights http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-moves-against-mediasets-europe-plan-to-fight-voting-ban-idUSKCN1VG0G52019-08-27
Vivendi wants to vote against Mediasets plan because a bylaw of the new MFE holding company would exclude it from voting at shareholder meetings of the new entity PositiveFrench media conglomerate Vivendi has taken court action to ensure it can vote against a plan by Italian broadcaster Mediaset to create a panEuropean media business saying the proposal infringes its minorityshareholder rights http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-moves-against-mediasets-europe-plan-to-fight-voting-ban-idUSKCN1VG0G52019-08-27
Mediaset shares were 0 NeutralFrench media conglomerate Vivendi has taken court action to ensure it can vote against a plan by Italian broadcaster Mediaset to create a panEuropean media business saying the proposal infringes its minorityshareholder rights http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-moves-against-mediasets-europe-plan-to-fight-voting-ban-idUSKCN1VG0G52019-08-27
MILAN Mediaset rejected a request by investor Vivendi to reconvene an extraordinary shareholder meeting as the French group tries to scrap a loyalty share scheme allowing the Berlusconi family to keep its grip on the Italian broadcaster NegativeMILAN Mediaset rejected a request by investor Vivendi to reconvene an extraordinary shareholder meeting as the French group tries to scrap a loyalty share scheme allowing the Berlusconi family to keep its grip on the Italian broadcaster http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-snubs-vivendi-request-for-new-vote-as-tensions-rise-idUSKCN1UH1ZQ2019-07-23
Mediaset and Vivendi are embroiled in a prolonged legal battle stemming from the failed sale in 2016 of Mediasets payTV unit to the French media conglomerate controlled by Vincent Bollore NegativeMILAN Mediaset rejected a request by investor Vivendi to reconvene an extraordinary shareholder meeting as the French group tries to scrap a loyalty share scheme allowing the Berlusconi family to keep its grip on the Italian broadcaster http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-snubs-vivendi-request-for-new-vote-as-tensions-rise-idUSKCN1UH1ZQ2019-07-23
The row threatens to disrupt Mediasets planned corporate overhaul under which the company and its Spanish subsidiary plan to merge into a new Amsterdambased holding NegativeMILAN Mediaset rejected a request by investor Vivendi to reconvene an extraordinary shareholder meeting as the French group tries to scrap a loyalty share scheme allowing the Berlusconi family to keep its grip on the Italian broadcaster http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-snubs-vivendi-request-for-new-vote-as-tensions-rise-idUSKCN1UH1ZQ2019-07-23
MILAN July 12 An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters NegativeJuly 12 story with no http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-vivendi/rpt-eu-legal-advice-favours-vivendi-in-feud-with-mediaset-idUSL8N24G1112019-07-16
A spokeswoman for TF1 said there were no discussions at the moment between TF1 and Mediaset on the matter NeutralProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-europe-prosieben/mediaset-is-open-to-a-prosieben-merger-but-says-europe-plan-comes-first-idUSKCN1TY1AS2019-07-05
Mediaset is controlled by the family of exprime minister Silvio Berlusconi which will end up with voting rights of just above 50 percent in MFE after the restructuring PositiveProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-europe-prosieben/mediaset-is-open-to-a-prosieben-merger-but-says-europe-plan-comes-first-idUSKCN1TY1AS2019-07-05
Under the agreement Mediaset will be able to broadcast selected matches of Europes top soccer competition on its freetoair channels PositiveUnder the agreement Mediaset will be able to broadcast selected matches of Europes top soccer competition on its freetoair channels http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-italia-soccer/italys-mediaset-set-to-sign-champions-league-deal-with-sky-italia-sources-idUSKCN1TS2WB2019-06-28
MILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy PositiveMILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-restructuring/mediaset-to-put-group-under-dutch-roof-in-pursuit-of-europe-plan-idUSKCN1T818Y2019-06-09
Mediaset wants to become the first free panEuropean broadcaster and last month bought a stake in German rival ProSiebenSat PositiveMILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-restructuring/mediaset-to-put-group-under-dutch-roof-in-pursuit-of-europe-plan-idUSKCN1T818Y2019-06-09
ProSiebenSat has repeatedly denied being in merger talks with Mediaset NeutralMILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-restructuring/mediaset-to-put-group-under-dutch-roof-in-pursuit-of-europe-plan-idUSKCN1T818Y2019-06-09
Mediaset with a market value of around 3 billion euros spent around 330 million euros to invest in ProSieben PositiveMILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-restructuring/mediaset-to-put-group-under-dutch-roof-in-pursuit-of-europe-plan-idUSKCN1T818Y2019-06-09
Shares in Mediaset Espana were suspended from trading pending a statement after earlier rising 8 NegativeMILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset unveiled on Friday a corporate overhaul that would put the group including its separately listed Spanish unit under a new Dutch holding company as part of a panEuropean growth strategy http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-restructuring/mediaset-to-put-group-under-dutch-roof-in-pursuit-of-europe-plan-idUSKCN1T818Y2019-06-09
1 and Mediaset denied a newspaper report on Friday that they were in talks on creating a panEuropean TV company after the Italian media house bought a 9 NeutralBroadcasters ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosiebensat-m-a-mediaset/prosiebensat-mediaset-deny-talks-on-creating-pan-european-tv-company-idUSKCN1T11A02019-06-01
Separately a Mediaset spokesman also denied the company was in talks with ProSieben on forming a panEuropean TV group NeutralBroadcasters ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosiebensat-m-a-mediaset/prosiebensat-mediaset-deny-talks-on-creating-pan-european-tv-company-idUSKCN1T11A02019-06-01
Mediaset this week became ProSiebensats second largest shareholder building a stake in its German peer following months of speculation it wanted to merge with the Munichbased operator PositiveBroadcasters ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosiebensat-m-a-mediaset/prosiebensat-mediaset-deny-talks-on-creating-pan-european-tv-company-idUSKCN1T11A02019-06-01
Mediaset shares were up while ProSiebensat shares are down 0 NeutralBroadcasters ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosiebensat-m-a-mediaset/prosiebensat-mediaset-deny-talks-on-creating-pan-european-tv-company-idUSKCN1T11A02019-06-01
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has bought a 9 PositiveNXP Semiconductors NV Canadian Natural Resources Ltd adds Frontier Axel Springer Nissan Newcastle United ArrowMetals AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N23539S2019-05-30
1 Media said on Wednesday it welcomed news that Italys Mediaset had acquired a 9 PositiveFRANKFURT May 29 ProsiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/prosieben-media-ma-mediaset-conze/prosieben-ceo-says-welcomes-mediaset-investment-idUSS8N22P00O2019-05-30
We welcome Gruppo Mediasets investment and see this as a vote of confidence in our strategy and the ProSieben CEO Max Conze said in a statement PositiveFRANKFURT May 29 ProsiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/prosieben-media-ma-mediaset-conze/prosieben-ceo-says-welcomes-mediaset-investment-idUSS8N22P00O2019-05-30
Mediaset announced last year it was selling its digital terrestrial payTV assets known as R2 to Sky Italia as part of a broader content agreement between the two broadcasters PositiveMILAN Italys antitrust regulator will impose a threeyear ban on Skys Italian business from distributing exclusive contents on its online videostreaming service platform it said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-skyitalia-antitrust/italy-imposes-restrictions-on-sky-over-mediaset-pay-tv-deal-idUSKCN1SS0XY2019-05-23
No talks are being held for a merger with German TV group Prosiebensat1 Mediaset said in a statement NeutralMILAN Italian media group Mediaset and its German rival ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-prosieben-media-m-a/italys-mediaset-prosiebensat-1-deny-merger-talks-idUSKCN1RP08U2019-04-14
Asked whether Mediaset could tie up with the Mediaset Chairman Fedele Confalonieri said this month a crossborder deal was still being studied lifting ProSiebenSat PositiveMILAN Italian media group Mediaset and its German rival ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-prosieben-media-m-a/italys-mediaset-prosiebensat-1-deny-merger-talks-idUSKCN1RP08U2019-04-14
1 ruled out a takeover by Italian broadcaster Mediaset on Thursday dismissing recent speculation and added it had not been approached by other interested parties NeutralVIENNA German media group ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-media-m-a-mediaset-intervie/prosiebensat-1-dismisses-mediaset-takeover-speculation-idUSKCN1RN21R2019-04-12
Asked whether Mediaset could tie up with the Mediaset Chairman Fedele Confalonieri said earlier this month a crossborder deal was still being studied lifting ProSiebenSat PositiveVIENNA German media group ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-prosieben-media-m-a-mediaset-intervie/prosiebensat-1-dismisses-mediaset-takeover-speculation-idUSKCN1RN21R2019-04-12
6 percent with the chairman of Mediaset saying the Italian broadcaster was still studying a possible crossborder deal PositiveStocks in Europe climbed for a fourth straight session on Wednesday propped up by positive sentiment about a potential U.S.China trade deal hopes of a smoother Brexit and strong economic data in China and the Eurozone http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-on-hopes-around-u-s-china-deal-and-brexit-idUSKCN1RF0S02019-04-04
Leading gains on the panregion index was Prosiebensat as traders said the German media company may be among the possible candidates for a crossborder deal with Mediaset Positivea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-climb-for-fourth-day-on-trade-optimism-china-data-idUSL3N21L1OY2019-04-04
1 and Mediaset rose on Wednesday after the chairman of the Italian broadcaster said the company was still studying a possible crossborder deal PositiveMILAN April 3 Shares in ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-prosieben-media/prosiebensat-1-shares-rise-after-mediaset-chairman-comments-revive-merger-talk-idUSL8N21L1RY2019-04-04
Mediasets top executives have repeatedly floated the idea of creating a panEuropean TV player to fend off competition from established rivals and online content providers such as Netflix PositiveMILAN April 3 Shares in ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-prosieben-media/prosiebensat-1-shares-rise-after-mediaset-chairman-comments-revive-merger-talk-idUSL8N21L1RY2019-04-04
In answer to a question on whether Mediaset could tie up with the Mediaset Chairman Fedele Confalonieri said a crossborder deal was still being studied PositiveMILAN April 3 Shares in ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mediaset-prosieben-media/prosiebensat-1-shares-rise-after-mediaset-chairman-comments-revive-merger-talk-idUSL8N21L1RY2019-04-04
French media conglomerate Vivendi is involved in a boardroom battle at Telecom Italia in which it has a 24 percent stake and Vivendi also has a pending lawsuit with Mediaset NegativePARIS Tensions at the top of glasses company EssilorLuxottica burst into the open on Thursday when the groups Italian executive chairman and its French vice chairman accused each other of plotting to take control of the combined group http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-essilorluxottica-governance-stocks/essilorluxottica-tensions-exposed-as-executives-fall-out-idUSKCN1R20P52019-03-22
The Italian broadcaster is studying a merger with its Spanish unit Mediaset Espana La Repubblica reported on Saturday PositiveJan 28 The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-jan-28/italy-factors-to-watch-on-jan-28-idUSL8N1ZP2Q92019-01-28





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A date for a new hearing in the longrunning case has been set for March 12 Mediasets lawyer Andrea Di Porto said NegativeA date for a new hearing in the longrunning case has been set for March 12 Mediasets lawyer Andrea Di Porto said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-case/italy-judge-sets-new-hearing-date-in-mediaset-vivendi-legal-spat-idUSKBN1O31HR2018-12-05
In addition to damages Mediaset is also asking the judge to declare Vivendis stake building illegitimate NeutralA date for a new hearing in the longrunning case has been set for March 12 Mediasets lawyer Andrea Di Porto said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-case/italy-judge-sets-new-hearing-date-in-mediaset-vivendi-legal-spat-idUSKBN1O31HR2018-12-05
The idea of a possible settlement does not appear to be the Mediaset lawyer Di Porto said NegativeA date for a new hearing in the longrunning case has been set for March 12 Mediasets lawyer Andrea Di Porto said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-case/italy-judge-sets-new-hearing-date-in-mediaset-vivendi-legal-spat-idUSKBN1O31HR2018-12-05
MILAN The radio unit of Italys biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset is looking to enter the Spanish market and does not rule out potential acquisitions Mediaset Radio CEO Paolo Salvaderi said on Friday PositiveMILAN The radio unit of Italys biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset is looking to enter the Spanish market and does not rule out potential acquisitions Mediaset Radio CEO Paolo Salvaderi said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-mediaset-spain-expansion/mediaset-eyes-radio-business-expansion-in-spain-idUSKCN1NS1MN2018-11-24
Mediaset whose main business is TV saw total advertising sales rise 2 NegativeMILAN The radio unit of Italys biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset is looking to enter the Spanish market and does not rule out potential acquisitions Mediaset Radio CEO Paolo Salvaderi said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-mediaset-spain-expansion/mediaset-eyes-radio-business-expansion-in-spain-idUSKCN1NS1MN2018-11-24
F2i and Mediaset launched a bid on the whole capital of Ei Towers in July with the aim to delist the masts group NegativeF2i and Mediaset launched a bid on the whole capital of Ei Towers in July with the aim to delist the masts group http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eitowers-m-a-mediaset/mediaset-f2i-buyout-of-ei-towers-concludes-successfully-idUSKCN1MF25A2018-10-06
Mediasets idea of creating a panEuropean TV player could happen sooner than expected though there are no talks at present the Italian broadcasters finance chief said on Thursday NegativeMediasets idea of creating a panEuropean TV player could happen sooner than expected though there are no talks at present the Italian broadcasters finance chief said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-europe/mediaset-cfo-says-no-talks-for-now-on-creating-pan-europe-tv-player-idUSKCN1LT3CK2018-09-15
Mediaset owns 52 percent of Spains Mediaset Espana NegativeMediasets idea of creating a panEuropean TV player could happen sooner than expected though there are no talks at present the Italian broadcasters finance chief said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-europe/mediaset-cfo-says-no-talks-for-now-on-creating-pan-europe-tv-player-idUSKCN1LT3CK2018-09-15
On Wednesday Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi said the group was working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector NegativeWe have the good fortune of being a leader in two countries but there is nothing operative and nothing will happen in the next few he said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-europe/mediaset-cfo-says-no-talks-for-now-on-idea-to-create-pan-europe-player-idUSKCN1LT3CK2018-09-14
PARIS TF1 Frances largest private TV broadcaster is not discussing a major European crossborder deal with its Italian counterpart Mediaset a spokeswoman for TF1 said on Thursday NegativePARIS TF1 Frances largest private TV broadcaster is not discussing a major European crossborder deal with its Italian counterpart Mediaset a spokeswoman for TF1 said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-tf1-m-a-mediaset/frances-tf1-not-discussing-cross-border-merger-with-mediaset-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1LT28K2018-09-14
Mediasets boss Pier Silvio Berlusconi sparked speculation about a potential merger within the European broadcasting sector by saying his group was working on a large and complex combination NegativePARIS TF1 Frances largest private TV broadcaster is not discussing a major European crossborder deal with its Italian counterpart Mediaset a spokeswoman for TF1 said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-tf1-m-a-mediaset/frances-tf1-not-discussing-cross-border-merger-with-mediaset-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1LT28K2018-09-14
ROME Italian broadcaster Mediaset is on course to sell the technological platform of its pay TV unit Premium to Sky Italia by the end of this year Mediasets CEO said on Wednesday NegativeROME Italian broadcaster Mediaset is on course to sell the technological platform of its pay TV unit Premium to Sky Italia by the end of this year Mediasets CEO said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-platform-sky/mediaset-sale-of-pay-tv-tech-platform-to-sky-on-track-ceo-idUSKCN1LS2GQ2018-09-13
Earlier this year Mediaset secured an option to sell Sky the platform which has 130 employees and is known as Area Operation Pay between November and December NegativeROME Italian broadcaster Mediaset is on course to sell the technological platform of its pay TV unit Premium to Sky Italia by the end of this year Mediasets CEO said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a-platform-sky/mediaset-sale-of-pay-tv-tech-platform-to-sky-on-track-ceo-idUSKCN1LS2GQ2018-09-13
ROME Italys biggest private broadcaster Mediaset is working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector its chief executive said on Wednesday NegativeROME Italys biggest private broadcaster Mediaset is working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a/mediaset-working-on-big-deal-in-european-tv-sector-ceo-idUSKCN1LS2LR2018-09-13
In June Berlusconi said Mediaset was looking to create a panEuropean broadcaster to fend off competition from traditional rivals and online content providers like Netflix NegativeROME Italys biggest private broadcaster Mediaset is working on a large merger or acquisition in Europes TV sector its chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-m-a/mediaset-working-on-big-deal-in-european-tv-sector-ceo-idUSKCN1LS2LR2018-09-13
Darroch said Skys content in sport drama and entertainment would be bolstered by new partnerships with Netflix BT Sport Mediaset Premium and Spotify Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sky-results/sky-expands-against-backdrop-of-takeover-battle-finale-idUSKBN1KG1SO2018-07-27
Equity analysts said such a combination would now have a greater chance of success as it would be F2i and not Mediaset driving Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-m-a/italys-mediaset-and-f2i-bid-for-ei-towers-may-spur-more-tie-ups-idUSKBN1K62DT2018-07-18
F2i indirectly owns 60 percent of 2i Towers and controls the venture while Mediaset owns 40 percent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-m-a/italys-mediaset-and-f2i-bid-for-ei-towers-may-spur-more-tie-ups-idUSKBN1K62DT2018-07-18
The MediasetF2i bid was launched through a special purpose company called 2i Towers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-m-a/italys-mediaset-and-f2i-bid-for-ei-towers-may-spur-more-tie-ups-idUSKBN1K62DT2018-07-18
F2i and Mediaset which already owns 40 percent of EI Towers have offered 57 euros per share for the group valuing it at 1 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-m-a/italys-mediaset-and-f2i-bid-for-ei-towers-may-spur-more-tie-ups-idUSKBN1K62DT2018-07-18
EI Towers was born in 2012 when Mediaset which is controlled by the family of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi merged its tower business with rival DMT Group Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-m-a/italys-mediaset-launches-takeover-bid-for-masts-group-ei-towers-idUSKBN1K62DT2018-07-17
Vivendis lawyers have argued the decision by AGCOM is discriminatory and goes against both Italian and European rules given Vivendi does not exercise a dominant influence on Mediaset Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-vivendi-court/italian-court-to-rule-after-summer-on-vivendis-appeal-over-tim-mediaset-idUSKBN1JU1Y92018-07-04
19 percent of its stake in Mediaset to a trust called Simon Fiduciaria to comply with the order Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-vivendi-court/italian-court-to-rule-after-summer-on-vivendis-appeal-over-tim-mediaset-idUSKBN1JU1Y92018-07-04
MILAN Italys largest private media company Mediaset has opposed an attempt by its hostile shareholder French media group Vivendi to exercise its voting rights through a trust company Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-opposes-vivendi-attempt-to-exercise-voting-rights-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
MILAN Italys Mediaset is looking to create a panEuropean broadcaster to fend off competition from its traditional rivals such as Frances Vivendi and online content providers like Netflix Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
A group like ours strongly anchored to the Italian and Spanish markets needs to look at a perspective of international growth in Mediaset chairman Fedele Confalonieri said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
Confalonieri told Mediasets annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday that forming a panEuropean player was seen as something until recently Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
Mediaset controlled by former prime minister Silvio Berlusconis family began trying to broaden its business in 2016 with an ultimately unsuccessful payTV agreement with French media firm Vivendi Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
Since the failure of Vivendi deal Mediaset has been rethinking its model it tuning its strategy to meet the threat of online content giants such as Netflix Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
Recent deals by Mediaset have isolated Vivendi which also holds a 24 percent in Telecom Italia and which has repeatedly said it aimed to build a southern European media giant Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/italys-mediaset-plots-pan-european-broadcasting-future-idUSKBN1JN0WB2018-06-27
The group is already in contact with major media players including Sky Italys Mediaset Vodafone and Telecom Italia to make its offer available on other platforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/italy-soccer-perform/sports-media-group-perform-goes-on-the-attack-with-serie-a-soccer-idUSL8N1TG4002018-06-15
Private broadcaster Mediaset and media group Cairo Communication have filed an appeal with a regional court against rules set for the auction sources have said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-italy-telecoms-5g-auction/italys-5g-auction-will-go-ahead-concerns-can-be-addressed-agcom-idUSKBN1JA1032018-06-14
ROME Italian private broadcaster Mediaset and media group Cairo Communication have filed an appeal with a regional court against rules set for an auction of frequencies for fifthgeneration mobile services a legal source and a source close to the matter said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-telecoms-5g-auction/italys-mediaset-cairo-communication-appeal-against-5g-frequency-auction-sources-idUSKBN1J927Z2018-06-13
The deal also involved Vivendi and Mediaset controlled by Berlusconis family taking a stake in each other thus cementing the ties between Bollore and the politician Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-vivendi-italy-analysis/blood-but-not-much-treasure-vivendis-european-media-crusade-idUSKCN1II1IM2018-05-17
The two sides have been embroiled in a legal spat since only aggravated by Vivendi buying more shares to become Mediasets secondlargest shareholder after the Berlusconis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-vivendi-italy-analysis/blood-but-not-much-treasure-vivendis-european-media-crusade-idUSKCN1II1IM2018-05-17
A full takeover of either TIM or Mediaset is also out of the question with Vivendi lacking the cash to pull it off Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-vivendi-italy-analysis/blood-but-not-much-treasure-vivendis-european-media-crusade-idUSKCN1II1IM2018-05-17
The groups CFO said the deal with Sky Italia would improve Mediasets Italian EBIT by 6070 million euros per year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/italy-factors-april-25/italy-factors-to-watch-on-april-25-idUSL8N1S052K2018-04-25
Italys largest private broadcaster Mediaset said on Friday it signed a contentsharing deal with Skys Italian unit paving the way for potential broader alliances between the two rival groups Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-april-3-idUSL4N1RG2W52018-04-03
Separate news on Tuesday that Sky Italia had settled its longrunning fight with Mediaset in the Italian payTV market also made Sky more valuable they added Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sky-m-a-fox/murdochs-fox-could-sell-sky-news-to-disney-to-appease-uk-regulator-idUSKCN1HA0NW2018-04-03
The deal also gives Mediaset the option later this year to give Sky control of a vehicle holding technical maintenance and operational assets of Premium Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-deal-stock/mediaset-deal-with-sky-gets-thumbs-up-from-investors-idUSKCN1HA0SK2018-04-03
The broker raised its price target on Mediaset stock to 3 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-deal-stock/mediaset-deal-with-sky-gets-thumbs-up-from-investors-idUSKCN1HA0SK2018-04-03
The deal between Mediaset and Sky could complicate Vivendis ambition to create a European rival to online providers such as Netflix using its influence at Telecom Italia to deliver content Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-deal-stock/mediaset-deal-with-sky-gets-thumbs-up-from-investors-idUSKCN1HA0SK2018-04-03
Berenberg upgraded Mediaset to a saying the deal marked a step change in Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/tech-trade-fears-weigh-on-european-shares-idUSKCN1HA0TR2018-04-03
The group was expected to start talks with both Mediaset and Sky in coming days for the sale Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-mediapro/italys-mediaset-not-interested-in-buying-serie-a-tv-rights-after-sky-deal-source-idUSKCN1HA1OS2018-04-03
Mediaset was not immediately available for comment Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-mediapro/italys-mediaset-not-interested-in-buying-serie-a-tv-rights-after-sky-deal-source-idUSKCN1HA1OS2018-04-03
On Friday Mediaset said the deal would allow it to broadcast its payTV Premium Cinema and TV series channels on Skys satellite platform Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-antitrust/italy-watchdog-might-ask-more-details-on-mediaset-deal-with-sky-source-idUSKCN1HA1KK2018-04-03
Sky Italia would be able to use Mediasets Premium payTV digital platform for its own offering of services and channels Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-antitrust/italy-watchdog-might-ask-more-details-on-mediaset-deal-with-sky-source-idUSKCN1HA1KK2018-04-03
But a Mediaset spokesperson said the group was interested in the rights and would evaluate offers made by Mediapro in an opportunistic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-deal-stock/italys-mediaset-starts-reshaping-pay-tv-with-sky-agreement-idUSKCN1HA0SK2018-04-03
Fabio Pavan analyst for Mediobanca Securities estimated Mediaset would get fresh money from the agreement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-sky-deal-stock/italys-mediaset-starts-reshaping-pay-tv-with-sky-agreement-idUSKCN1HA0SK2018-04-03
The Vivendi CEO also reiterated that finding an agreement with broadcaster Mediaset on a legal dispute over a failed payTV deal would make a lot of NegativeMILAN Activist fund acquisition of a stake in Telecom Italia is not a cause of concern for the phone group and its main shareholder Vivendi the TIM Chairman and Vivendi CEO said on Thursday in a newspaper interview http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telecomitalia-elliott-vivendi-ceo/vivendi-ceo-not-worried-about-elliotts-move-on-telecom-italia-paper-idUSKCN1GK0P82018-03-08
AUGUSTDECEMBER After a lengthy war of words Mediaset sues Vivendi for damages and asks Milan judges to enforce the payTV contract signed in April NegativeMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
FEBRUARY Italian prosecutors launch a probe into Bollore and CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine for alleged market manipulation in the Mediaset stake building NegativeMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
MARCH Vivendi and Mediaset sue each other for defamation seeking damages as a trial kicks off in Milan NegativeMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
Separately Vivendi appeals request to reduce its stake in either TIM or Mediaset with a first hearing by a regional administrative court scheduled for July 4 2018 NegativeMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
Police raid Paris headquarters as part of a probe into its stake building at Mediaset NeutralMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
An attempt to find an outofcourt agreement between Mediaset and Vivendi through mediation fails and the payTV battle continues in court NegativeMARCH TIM Chief Executive Marco Patuano resigns as Vivendi tightens its grip on the group and is succeeded by Flavio Cattaneo http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-vivendi-factbox/factbox-vivendis-5-billion-euro-bet-on-italy-idUSKCN1GB2962018-02-27
No negotiation is possible between Vivendi and Mediaset until March the source said on Friday NegativeNo negotiation is possible between Vivendi and Mediaset until March the source said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-election-mediaset-vivendi/vivendi-mediaset-agreement-unlikely-before-italys-march-4-vote-source-idUSKCN1G01IR2018-02-16
Vivendi also accumulated a stake of just under 30 percent in Italian broadcaster Mediaset which is controlled by the family of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi NegativeMILAN Jan 31 Europe needs to build strong crossborder champions in media and telecoms or else it will by swallowed up by competitors from across the Atlantic or China the chief executive of French media group Vivendi said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/telecomitalia-vivendi-alliances/build-european-champions-or-be-doomed-vivendi-ceo-says-idUSL8N1PQ6T12018-01-31
8 percent stake in Mediaset which is controlled by the Berlusconi family holding company Fininvest through a 39 Negativeew rules would grant the board of the Milanbased TV group greater stability but would leave minority shareholders including Vivendi with only two or three seatshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-mediaset-governance/italys-mediaset-poised-to-win-approval-for-board-changes-to-thwart-vivendi-idUSKBN1E83AJ2017-12-15
The multiyear content talks with Mediaset would include movies TV series and sport news TIM said NegativeTIM is under pressure from Italian politicians regulators and rival firms to separate and upgrade its network an asset analysts have valued at up to 15 billion euros ($17http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-telecom-it-network/telecom-italia-explores-network-separation-talks-to-mediaset-idUSKBN1DZ3892017-12-06
Sources have said Vivendi is keen to strike a deal with Mediaset before a first court hearing on the matter on Dec NegativeTIM is under pressure from Italian politicians regulators and rival firms to separate and upgrade its network an asset analysts have valued at up to 15 billion euros ($17http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-telecom-it-network/telecom-italia-explores-network-separation-talks-to-mediaset-idUSKBN1DZ3892017-12-06
Italian daily Il Messaggero said on Friday that Vivendi would pay Mediaset cash compensation of around 700 million euros to settle the dispute NegativeMediaset is seeking up to 3 billion euros ($3http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-shares-jump-on-hopes-of-vivendi-settlement-idUSKBN1DO19W2017-11-24
According to the paper the joint venture would pay Mediaset 600 million euros over six years for content ranging from video to sport thus guaranteeing the Premium unit steady revenues NeutralMediaset is seeking up to 3 billion euros ($3http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-shares-jump-on-hopes-of-vivendi-settlement-idUSKBN1DO19W2017-11-24
Hopes a settlement could be reached pushed Mediaset shares up 4 NegativeMediaset is seeking up to 3 billion euros ($3http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-mediaset-vivendi/mediaset-shares-jump-on-hopes-of-vivendi-settlement-idUSKBN1DO19W2017-11-24
Berlusconi received a fouryear prison sentence in August 2013 for organizing a complex scheme to illegally lower the tax bill of his Mediaset media company NegativeSTRASBOURG France Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi argued on Wednesday at the European Court of Human Rights against his ban from holding public office hoping for a green light that will allow him to run for prime minister at Italy’s election early next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-italy-politics-berlusconi/italys-berlusconi-takes-fight-against-ban-from-office-to-european-court-idUSKBN1DM01N2017-11-22
The French group is under pressure to reach an amicable deal with Silvio Mediaset before a court hearing scheduled for Dec NegativeThat fell short of a consensus of analysts polled by Inquiry Financial for Reuters who had expected EBITA of 324 million euroshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-vivendi-results/vivendi-misses-third-quarter-estimates-rules-out-ubisoft-takeover-for-now-idUSKBN1DG2LF2017-11-16




















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Media company Mediaset advanced 2Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136769651.htm2017-11-21
Media company Mediaset advanced 2.67 percent being the top gainer of the blue chips. Steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal rose 2.40 percent and hotel chain Melia Hotels went up 2.23 percent.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136769651.htm2017-11-21