Vincent Bollore

  1. Vivendi’s New Chairman Touts Focus on Universal Music, as Grainge Looks On

    June 24, 2014 1:44 PM EDT New Vivendi chairman Vincent Bollore, the French billionaire who owns a 5 percent stake in the conglomerate, on Tuesday signaled his hope for improved cooperation and synergy across the company's operations. Bollore spoke at Vivendi's an ...

  2. Vivendi Analysts See Stock Upside for Split Media, Telecom Businesses

    November 27, 2013 12:55 PM EST Analysts on Wednesday lauded Vivendi's decision to move ahead with a split that would separate the company's media and telecom businesses. Late Tuesday, the French conglomerate had announced that its board would seek shareholder approval ...

  3. Vivendi To Go Forward with Demerger of Media, Telecom Divisions

    November 26, 2013 12:04 PM EST French conglomerate Vivendi and its telecommunications arm SFR are splitting into two companies, it was announced today after an analysis of the move began in early September . The demerger will be the centerpiece of Vivendi's annual sharehol ...

  4. Morning Fix: Vivendi's Split; Mister Cee on His Resignation; Ariana Grande Debuts at No. 1; Pandora Names Brian McAndrews CEO

    September 12, 2013 7:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE VIVENDI SPLIT COULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON UNIVERSAL MUSIC (ANALYSIS) While shareholders and the business media regard as big news the Vivendi announcement that it will study a demerger plan and th ...

  5. Vivendi Considering Splitting Media and Telecom Companies

    September 11, 2013 12:28 PM EDT French conglomerate Vivendi, which owns Universal Music Group, today announced that its supervisory board has unanimously voted to launch a study to split into two separate companies – an international media group and the SFR telecom group.  V ...

  6. Vivendi Chair, Investor Feud Over CEO Search

    September 09, 2013 11:20 AM EDT The chairman of French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi and one of the company's other powerful board members are locked into a showdown over who should be the next CEO, a source confirmed Monday. Jean-Francois Dubos last year became ...