Viv U-Lagardere deal rests in EC's hands

Amdur, Meredith
July 2003
Daily Variety;7/24/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
Discusses the status of the deal between Vivendi Universal and Lagardere. Plan of Vivendi to sell its non-U.S. publishing business to the French media group; Dependence of the deal's completion on the decision of the European Commission; Concern on the implications of Lagarde's acquisition of publishing clout on European publishing.


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