Strong performance of the main business activities in 2017

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Paris, February 15, 2018


Strong performance of the main business activities in 2017


Revenues: €12,444 million, up 15.0%1, and up 4.9%1 at constant currency and perimeter
EBITA: €987 million, up 36.4%1, and up 23.1%1 at constant currency and perimeter
Adjusted Net Income: €1,312 million, up 73.9%1
Proposed dividend with respect to 2017: €0.45 per share, up 12.5%1


  • Universal Music Group: very solid performance fueled by the success of subscription and streaming services as well as a number of successful album releases. Agreements with Spotify, Tencent, YouTube and Facebook.
  • Canal+ Group: ongoing recovery in France. Continued growth of international operations.
  • Havas: highly accretive acquisition, representing a six-month contribution of €1.151 billion to Vivendi’s 2017 revenues and €111 million to Vivendi’s 2017 EBITA.
  • Gameloft: 12% growth in revenues from advertising activities and sales via app stores. Improvement in income from operations at constant currency and perimeter.
  • Investments in new businesses (CanalOlympia, Vivendi Africa, Live, Vivendi Content, Dailymotion…) that will create additional sources of revenue.


[1] Compared to 2016.



This press release contains audited consolidated financial results established under IFRS, which were approved by Vivendi’s Management Board on February 12, 2018, reviewed by the Vivendi Audit Committee on February 13, 2018, and by Vivendi’s Supervisory Board on February 15, 2018.


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