Vivendi in brief
Vivendi groups together leaders in content, media and telecommunications. Canal+ Group is the French leader in pay-TV, also operating in French-speaking Africa, Poland and Vietnam; its subsidiary StudioCanal is a leading European player in production, acquisition, distribution and international film sales. Universal Music Group is the world leader in music; it strengthened and diversified its position with the acquisition of EMI Recorded Music. GVT is a telecoms and media/content distribution group in Brazil. In addition, Vivendi owns SFR, a French leader in telecoms.
Vivendi announced the signing of the definitive agreement for the sale of Maroc Telecom.
Vivendi also owns a number of other market-leading companies: Digitick and See Tickets (event ticketing), Wengo (expert phone counseling) and Watchever (subscription video-on-demand service in Germany).