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Vivendi makes €2.3bn Havas offer

French media group Vivendi has submitted an indicative offer to Groupe Bolloré to purchase the approximately 60 per cent stake it owns in Havas at a price of €9.25 per…

Intelsat, OneWeb merger close to collapse

The proposed merger between satellite giant Intelsat and Jersey-based OneWeb is “close to being scrapped” reports Bloomberg, with Intelsat’s bond-holders holding out for a higher price than that on offer…

Intelsat + SoftBank plan at risk

Satellite operator Intelsat is looking to merge with Jersey-based OneWeb with help from Japanese media giant SoftBank. The deal needs Intelsat’s debt-holders to agree to new financial terms, and that…

Approval for Videocon d2h/Dish TV merger

The proposed merger between two of India’s giant DTH operators, Dish TV and Videocon d2h, has moved closer with confirmation that Videocon’s shareholders had approved the deal. Separately, it was…

Kudelski Group acquires DVnor

The Kudelski Group has completed an agreement to acquire Digital Video Norge AS (DVnor). The Oslo-based provider of media asset management services will collaborate closely with Conax. The company provides…

NZ: Sky and Vodafone to push ahead with merger?

New Zealand’s Sky TV is rumoured to be going ahead with its merger plan with telco giant Vodafone’s New Zealand offshoot, despite not winning the legal approval from New Zealand’s…

MTG increases Innogames ownership

MTG has increased its ownership in InnoGames, the developer of browser and mobile games, to 51 per cent. MTG announced its initial 21 per cent investment in Hamburg-based InnoGames in…

Kinnevik takes 18.5% Com Hem stake

Kinnevik takes 18.5% Com Hem stake

Investment company Kinnevik has agreed to acquire 33.9 million shares, corresponding to an approximate 18.5 per cent interest, in Swedish multi-play operator Com Hem Holding from NorCell S.à r.l., the…

Spacecom up for sale, again

Spacecom is again looking for a buyer. Acquisition talks – and a preliminary agreement – with Beijing Zinwei Technology Group have reportedly “fizzled out”. Beijing Zinwei had agreed to pay…

Enensys to acquire TeamCast

Suggesting that the deal will see the enlarged group become the market leader in video delivery infrastructure for DVB-T2 and ATSC 3.0 networks, video delivery infrastructure specialist Enensys has revealed…