Vivendi: Refinancing of a credit line of €1.5 billion over five years

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Paris, 28 March 2013

Refinancing of a credit line of €1.5 billion over five years

 

Vivendi completed the early refinancing of a €1.5 billion bank credit line maturing May 2014 by signing a new credit line for the same amount with a five-year maturity.
The transaction has been placed successfully with 16 banks. It enables the Group to strengthen its financial structure, in particular to maintain its average debt maturity over four years.

 

About Vivendi
Vivendi is at the hearts of the worlds of content, platforms and networks.
Vivendi combines the world leader in video games (Activision Blizzard), the world leader in music (Universal Music Group), the French leader in alternative telecoms (SFR), the Moroccan leader in telecoms (Maroc Telecom Group), the leading alternative broadband operator in Brazil (GVT) and the French leader in pay-TV (Canal+ Group). In 2012, Vivendi achieved revenues of €29 billion and adjusted net income of €2.55 billion. The Group has over 58,000 employees.
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