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Mediaset faces Vivendi and ISS opposition to merger plan

Mediaset is facing shareholder opposition to its plans to merge with its Spanish offshoot and create a new pan-European holding company based in the Netherlands, with Vivendi and proxy advisory firm ISS indicating they will oppose the proposal. Mediaset shareholders are set to meet on September 4 to vote on the plan to create the […]

Telecom Italia shareholders advised against Vivendi plan

Investment advice and corporate governance specialist Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has advised Telecom Italia investors not to support Vivendi’s proposal to name four new board members as the French media giant looks to secure a stronger say in how the Italian operator is run.  Vivendi currently controls about 20.1% of Telecom Italia. Shareholders in the […]

Russian operators and broadcasters team to create new industry body

Russian pay TV operators and other media companies have teamed up to create a broad-based industry association dedicated to promoting common technology standards and promoting the interests of the industry. Pay TV operators including MTS, ER-Telecom, VimpelCom, Megafon and Rostelecom have teamed up with media companies including CTC Media, Prof Media and National Media Group […]