Vivendi SA

Vivendi SA

Vivendi SA

Overview
Date Founded

1987

Headquarters

42, avenue de Friedland,Paris, Ile-de-France 75008

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

44.6K

Industries

Entertainment
Media Conglomerates
Wireless Telecommunications
Computer Software

Company Description

Vivendi is one of the few multimedia groups in the world to operate across the entire digital value chain. It creates and publishes content for which it develops broadcast networks and distribution platforms. In a context of digital revolution and telecommunications industry change, the group capitalizes on both its employees’ expertise and its strong brands to continue to create value. Vivendi currently operates a number of companies that are leaders in content, media and telecommunications.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President, Head of the Legal Department

Director-Human Resources

Communications Director

Chief Marketing Officer, Vivendi Village

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Head, Vivendi Brand Marketing

Board of Directors

Chief Financial Officer at Vivendi SA

Chief Operating Officer at Vivendi SA

Former Chief Executive Officer (Rhône-Poulenc Group) at Sanofi

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Owners & Shareholders
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CDC invests in the form of direct equity, provides project financing and long-term loans and invests in public-private partnerships. Their portfolios favor fixed-income securities, complemented with equity. The firm focuses on corporate governance. They manage portfolios of shares in listed companies (including enterprises of strategic interest), private equity and real estate and also manage the French part of the venture capital operations of the European Investment Bank.

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Amundi-IM invests through funds in all asset classes and main currencies. The firm believes that overall analysis of a company, including economic, social and environmental aspects, allows for better assessment of the risks and opportunities that may affect its long-term valuation.

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NIM is a thematic, team-oriented manager which conducts in-house research to identify themes and trends that influence, or are likely to influence, economies or stock markets globally. They believe that change leads to opportunity' and encourage individual thinking which is crucial to identify the companies that offer the best growth prospects. The firm is a holistic investor which follows global trends and economic developments as they interpret them. Their economists, analysts, portfolio managers and strategists develop and apply themes which are their interpretation of the forces of global change affecting companies. They focus their research on the areas that they believe are most likely to yield the best performing securities. NIM's analysts seek out companies with attractive value and strong fundamentals which may benefit from one or more themes. Constant communication and research prioritization meetings between analysts and other investment professionals underpins the firm's research process, and results in development of their recommended list. Portfolio managers construct equity and fixed-income model portfolios in teams. The interaction between team members ensures a cohesive, consistent approach to stock selection and implementation. Risk is assessed throughout the investment process and a specialist team formally monitors portfolio risk using risk models and other controls.

Recent Transactions
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Vivendi SA purchases Lagardère SAS

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purchases Universal Music Group, Inc. from Vivendi SA

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Vivendi SA, Groupe CANAL+ SA purchase M7 Group SA from Astorg Partners

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onVivendi SA purchases USA Networks, Inc. /Entertainment Professional Services from IAC InterActiveCorp

Accountant

Advised onVivendi SA purchases Maroc Telecom SA from Government of Morocco

Investment Advisor

Advised onVivendi SA purchases USA Networks, Inc. /Entertainment Professional Services from IAC InterActiveCorp

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Advised onAltice France SA, Altice SA purchase Société Française de Radiotéléphone SA from Vivendi SA

Counsel

Advised onAltice France SA, Altice SA purchase Société Française de Radiotéléphone SA from Vivendi SA

Co-Chair, Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice Group

Advised onActivision, Inc. purchases Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. from Vivendi SA

Advisors & Consultants
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Chairman at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Co-Chair, Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$24.2B
Total Enterprise Value
$37.7B
Earnings Per Share
$1.28
Revenue
$15.9B
Net Profit
$1.58B
EBITDA
$2.28B
EBITDAMargin
14.35%
Total Debt
$7.84B
Total Equity
$15.6B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.37x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
16.5x
TEVNet Income
23.79x
Debt TEV
0.21x
Investments
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Nvision CANAL + operates as a holding company with interests in pay-television channels. The company is headquartered in Warsaw, Poland.

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Pexeso, Inc. develops video analytics and rights management platform able to find and track online video content. The company was founded by Rasty Turek and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Streetteam Software Ltd. develops business and domestic software for live entertainment. The company was founded by Callum Negus Fancey and Liam Negus Fancey on August 26, 2015 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Investors
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Founding Partner at Social Starts LLC

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Co-Founder at Beats Electronics LLC

Suppliers
Neurones SA Internet Software & Services | Nanterre, France

Neurones SA engages in providing management consulting and information technology services. Its services include infrastructure, application and management consultations. The company operates through the following segments: Infrastructure Services, Application Services, and Consulting. The Infrastructure Services segment engages in the systems and networks, service desk, workstation outsourcing, server and application outsourcing in cloud, computing mode, IT security, IT operations, IT service management and IT governance. The Application Services segment engages in the web and decision support BI, IT consulting for finance, SAP, content management and business process management, IT training and change management. The Consulting segment engages in the management and organization consulting. The company was founded on December 5, 1984 and is headquartered in Nanterre, France.

S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd. Recreation & Leisure | Seoul, South Korea

S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd. engages in the production and distribution of music records. It operates through the following divisions: Music and Video Content. The Music division focuses on licensing, publishing, recording and distributing music records and videos. The Video Content division includes production of movies, dramas and other media; and management of actors, artists and agencies. It also offers Internet and mobile contents as well as entertainer training and casting. The company was founded on February 14, 1995 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Envivio, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | San Francisco, CA

Envivio, Inc. engages in the provision of IP video processing and distribution solutions. The company's principal activity is to provide IP-based MPEG-4 video systems and solutions for mobile and wire-line telecommunication service providers, cable multiple system operators, direct broadcast satellite service providers, and content providers. Its other services include on-site project assessment, systems integration, on-site delivery, and operational and customer support. The company was founded by Yuval Fisher and Julien Signes on January 5, 2000 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Competitors
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Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, CA

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Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Mountain View, CA

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