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Vivendi Holds 94.75% of Havas’s Share Capital

Vivendi Holds 94.75% of Havas’s Share Capital


Vivendi Holds 94.75% of Havas’s Share Capital

Regulatory News:

Vivendi (Paris:VIV) is very pleased with the success of its simplified public tender offer for shares of Havas, which was opened from September 21, 2017 to October 4, 2017. The results were published today by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French securities regulator.

Vivendi, which already owned 59.2% of Havas, acquired an additional 150,347,283 shares pursuant to this offer and now holds 94.75% of the company’s share capital and at least 94.73% of its voting rights.

Important Disclaimers

This press release is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer and should not be construed as constituting any form of solicitation for the purchase or sale of securities in any jurisdiction, including in France. The dissemination, publication or distribution of this press release is prohibited in any country where such dissemination, publication or distribution would constitute a violation of applicable law or regulation or would subject Vivendi to any legal requirements.

About Vivendi

Vivendi is an integrated content, media and communications group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. Universal Music Group is the world leader in music, engaged in recorded music, music publishing and merchandising. It owns more than 50 labels covering all music genres. Canal+ Group is the leading pay-TV operator in France, also engaged in Africa, Poland and Vietnam. Its subsidiary Studiocanal is the leading European player in production, sales and distribution of movies and TV series. Havas Group is one of the world’s largest global communications group. It is organized in three main business segments covering all the communications disciplines: creativity, media expertise and healthcare/wellness. Gameloft is a worldwide leader in mobile games, with 2 million games downloaded per day. Vivendi Village brings together the Paddington brand’s licensing activities, Vivendi Ticketing (in the United Kingdom, the United States and France), MyBestPro (expert counseling), Watchever (subscription streaming services), the venues L’Olympia and Theâtre de L‘Œuvre in Paris, and CanalOlympia in Africa, as well as Olympia Production. With 300 million unique users per month, Dailymotion is one of the biggest video content aggregation and distribution platforms in the world. www.vivendi.com , www.cultureswithvivendi.com

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