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France (FR)

OpenCorporation rating: 59.15 on 100

Ranking 2020: 30 on 568 companies


Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Other telecommunications activities (6190)
• Book publishing (5811)

Company description

The company, formerly known as Vivendi Universal, is engaged in the provision of content, media, and telecommunications services. It was established in 1853. The registered business office of the company is located in Paris, France.The company has six business segments: Activision Blizzard, Universal Music Group, SFR, Maroc Telecom Group, GVT (Holding) S.A. (GVT) and Canal+ Group.Activision Blizzard develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software, online or on other media.Universal Music Group is engaged in the sale of recorded music (physical and digital media), exploitation of music publishing rights, as well as artist services and merchandising.SFR is engaged in the phone services (mobile, broadband Internet and fixed) in France.Maroc Telecom Group is a telecommunication operator in Africa, principally in Morocco, as well as in Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Mali.GVT is a Brazilian fixed and broadband operator.Canal+ Group is engaged in publishing and distribution of pay-television mainly in France, in both analog and digital, as well as film production in Europe.The company is considered a leading French media conglomerate with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications, the Internet, as well as video games. It strives to be the world's preferred creator and provider of personalized information, entertainment and services to consumers anywhere, at any time, and across all distribution platforms and devices.It is a global company with operating subsidiaries in France, Portugal, Brazil, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, Gabon, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Italy, Japan, Belgium, and Morocco.

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Indicators

The rating is calculated on the following metrics (for more information visit the section Methodology).

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ratings 2019
55.1
55.1
93
93
75.9
75.1
43
54.8
51.2
51.2
9.7
9.7
48
71
0
45.2
48.4

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Latest news about vivendi

5 February 2020 - 12:00

Vivendi may take further legal action against Mediaset in pan European merger

French media group Vivendi may take further legal action against Italy’s Mediaset if it continues with a plan to merge its Italian and Spanish units, Vivendi’s representative in Mediaset Espana Vincent Vallejo said on Wednesday. Controlled by the family of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, Mediaset approved a merger of its Italian and Spanish units under a Dutch holding company called MediaforEurope (MFE) last September. But Vivendi, led by French billionaire Vincent Bollore and a major shareholder in Mediaset, is fighting the project in courts across Europe, saying the governance structure of the new entity would strengthen the Berlusconis’ grip on the company.

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