TITLE

Endangered Species List, A la Vivendi Universal

PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;8/5/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Vivendi Universal SA chairman Jean-Rene Fourtou is attempting to dispel speculation that he plans to sell publisher Houghton Mifflin to help cut down the company's debt. Plans to divide part of the Canal Plus television group; Speculation that the company will sell other American interests.
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7217691

 

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