Mediaset España


Mediaset España outlines succession plan for Vasile

Following the departure of CEO Paolo Vasile at the end of the year, broadcaster Mediaset España will divide his responsibilities, with Mediaset Italia’s current director-general of RTI, Alessandro Salem, taking the role of overall CEO. In addition to Salem, who has also previously headed up Mediaset advertising arms Publtalia ’80 in Italy and Pubilespaña in […]

MFE denies Spain CEO ‘dismissal’ rumours

MediaForEurope has denied what it describes as “rumours” in the Spanish press that it forced the departure of Mediaset España CEO Paolo Vasile after the latter confirmed he would leave the company later this month. “With regard to rumours appeared today on the main Spanish press websites, MFE declares that there is no dismissal of […]

MFE waives minimum acceptance for Mediaset España offer

MediaForEurope (MFE) has waived the minimum acceptance threshold relevant to its attempt to take control of Mediaset España after failing to secure sufficient shares. The move means that MFE will hold 82.92% of the Spanish unit’s shares, short of the 85% required under the minimum acceptance threshold. The media group communicated its decision on the […]

MFE ups its offer as Mediaset España takeover falters

MediaForEurope (MFE), the company formerly known as Mediaset, has improved the terms of its public offer for the shares of Mediaset España, the Spanish broadcaster subsidiary it is attempting to consolidate as part of its plan to build a cross-border European media entity. MFE has improved the cash element of its offer for Mediaset España […]

Mediaset España reports slow growth as ad market falters

Broadcaster Mediaset España saw a modest increase in revenues and a significant drop in earnings and profit in the first quarter as costs mounted and the group’s share of a muted advertising market failed to grow in line with rivals. The broadcaster’s net revenues rose by 2.2% to €188 million, while adjusted EBITDA fell by […]

Mediaset España picks Unified Streaming for CDN tech

Mediaset España has agreed a tech partnership with Unified Streaming to optimise its live streaming and linear programming. The partnership will see Mediaset implement Unified tech to enable content protection for premium content in its on-demand workflow, and to package its entire video-on-demand catalogue, with and without DRM. The deal comes at a time when […]

MFE bullish on 2022 prospects, set to abstain in ProSiebenSat.1 vote

MediaForEurope – the company formerly known as Mediaset – has said advertising revenues for the first quarter were slightly up on last year’s figure despite the impact of the war in Ukraine. MFE said it believed it outperformed the market in Q1 and noted that it had seen any postponements, cancellations or shifts in advertising […]

MFE reduces threshold of acceptance for Mediaset España offer

MediaForEurope (MFE), the Dutch-registered media outfit formerly known as Mediaset, has changed the terms of its proposed acquisition of shares it doesn’t already own in Mediaset España. MFE has filed a request with Spanish regulator the CMNV to reduce the threshold of acceptance of its offer from 95.8% of the total share capital of the […]

Vodafone Spain adds Mediaset’s Mitele

Vodafone TV España has integrated Mediaset España’s streaming app Mitele into its TV offering. Users will be able to use the app to access a catalogue of drama, entertainment and factual programming and to watch live channels as well as some content ahead of its terrestrial transmission. Vodafone TV subscribers with 4K an 4K Pro […]

MediaForEurope launches bid for Mediaset España

MediaForEurope (MFE), the Dutch-based broadcast and media outfit formerly known as Mediaset, has launched a public bid for the 44% of Mediaset España that it does not already own. MFE is offering €5.613 per share in the form of €1.86 in cash and 4.5 ordinary A shares in the parent company, giving Mediaset España a […]

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