Buyers line up for pieces of Berlusconi's empire

Zecchinelli, Cecilia
May 2001
Daily Variety;05/01/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 44, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that potential buyers and corporate allies of Italian media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi have indicated interest in buying up parts of his television interests grouped under Mediaset SpA. Need for Berlusconi to resolve conflicts of interest between his business empire and his candidacy for the post of Prime Minister; Planned merger between Mediaset and Telecom Italia's multimedia and telephone book unit Seat.


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