In a bold strategic move, Vivendi is selling 85% of its interest in Activision Blizzard, the group’s main profit driver, for $8.2 billion. Activision Blizzard, the powerhouse behind such hit games…
MADRID — French media conglom Vivendi unveiled its 2012 earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the Canal Plus Group, one of Europe’s biggest buyers of Hollywood content, is holding up despite recession…
French media groups Lagardere and Vivendi are engaged in a legal battle over the cash management of their Canal Plus France pay TV venture.
A New York Judge has upheld a circa $1 billion jury verdict from last summer against Vivendi and added interest, a move the Paris conglom said Thursday that it plans to appeal.
PARIS -- Giant French conglom Vivendi saw profits dip in the first half of 2012 as declines at vidgame arm Activision Blizzard offset upticks in Universal Music and Canal Plus.
Vivendi chief exec Jean-Bernard Levy is set to step down after a disagreement with the board of the French media and telco conglom over strategy. Jean-Francois Dubos, Vivendi's general counsel, will…
Gallic media conglom Vivendi looks set to launch a VOD service in Germany this year in a major move that could see a rapid expansion across Europe.
Lifestyle media group Gaiam acquired Vivendi Entertainment from Universal Music Group Distribution Corp. on Tuesday for $13.4 million, creating a major independent distributor of nontheatrical media…
PARIS -- Media conglom Vivendi's adjusted net income climbed 9.4% to a record €2.9 billion ($3.8 billion) in 2011 while its revenues remained stable at $38.3 billion.
eOne will take over Vivendi Entertainment's home entertainment biz in Canada from Jan. 1, giving the distrib's market share in the retail sector a significant bump.
European entertainment giant Vivendi's revenues rose 6.4% to €28.9 billion ($40 billion) in 2010, driven by its Activision-Blizzard gaming arm and telco interests.