Florange law

Orange Spain adds new premium options to TV Play service

Orange España has added options to sign up to new premium services as part of its TV Play offering via its Love Original, Love Original Plus, Love Extra and Love Extra Plus plans. The operator now offers thematic packages Terror, comprising Dark and Planet Horror; Infantil Max, with Canal Panda, Lolly Kids and Cartoon Network; […]

Vivendi chief secures victory in double vote battle, promises more media acquisitions

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré on Friday secured victory in his battle with rebellious shareholders over the application of France’s Florange law to give him double voting rights. Vivendi’s annual general meeting voted down a resolution tabled by shareholder PhiTrust and supported by a number of other investors to prevent the application of the law, which […]

Decision day for Vivendi as Bolloré pushes for double voting rights

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré is set to discover today whether he will secure enough votes to double his voting rights within the company under France’s Florange law. Bolloré has built up his position in the company over the last two months and now holds 14.5% of the company’s shares, up from 5.15% at the beginning […]

Vivendi calls for rejection of move to force it to return more cash

Vivendi is to put requests from US activist hedge fund P. Schoenfeld Asset Management to increase the amount of cash to be returned to shareholders for the 2014 financial year and to reject compliance with France’s so-called Florange law, designed to protect employees in the case of takeovers, to its shareholders meeting next month. However, the […]