Bolloré held in custody in relation to Africa corruption case

Vincent Bolloré has been held in custody by French police in relation to a corruption enquiry concerning container terminals operated by Bolloré Group in Togo and Guinea, according to press reports. According to Le Monde, Nanterre judicial police have taken the billionaire businessman and former Vivendi chairman into custody in relation to an enquiry into […]

Vivendi and Canal+ up investment in cinema, new Studiocanal chief

Vivendi and Canal+ have committed are to acquire a minority stake in France’s Mars Film and have named Didier Lupfer as president of the group’s film studio, Studiocanal. Vivendi is to take a 30% stake in Mars Film, a leading French producer and distributor of movies. Stéphane Célérier, president of Mars Film, will become vice-president […]