Vivendi third quarter 2019 revenues: strong 16.7% increase; organic growth of 7.2%
Paris, October 17, 2019
Vivendi third quarter 2019 revenues:
strong 16.7% increase; organic growth of 7.2%
- Universal Music Group: 15.7% organic revenue growth in the third quarter driven by all business segments
- Canal+ Group: continued pursuit of the transformation plan in France and international development with the acquisition of M7
- Havas Group: dynamic M&A transactions with the acquisitions of Buzzman in France and Langoor in India
- Editis: 15.3% organic pro forma revenue growth in the third quarter fueled by the curriculum reform in France
 Editis has been consolidated since February 1, 2019. Pro forma growth.
 Including elimination of intersegment transactions.
Since 2014, Vivendi has been focused on building a world-class content, media and communications group with European roots. In content creation, Vivendi owns powerful, complementary assets in music (Universal Music Group), movies and series (Canal+ Group), publishing (Editis) and mobile games (Gameloft) which are the most popular forms of entertainment content in the world today. In the distribution market, Vivendi has acquired the Dailymotion platform and repositioned it to create a new digital showcase for its content. The Group has also joined forces with several telecom operators and platforms to maximize the reach of its distribution networks. In communications, through Havas, the Group possesses unique creative expertise in promoting free content and producing short formats, which are increasingly viewed on mobile devices. In addition, through Vivendi Village, the Group explores new forms of business in live entertainment, franchises and ticketing that are complementary to its core activities. Vivendi’s various businesses cohesively work together as an integrated industrial group to create greater value. www.vivendi.com
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