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Mediaset SpA (MS.MI)

MS.MI on Milan Stock Exchange

3.04EUR
18 May 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Mediaset sees 10-15 mln euro rise in EBIT as of Jan from TIM deal
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Italy's Mediaset executives tell a post-results analyst call: :POSSIBILITY OF NEW ELECTIONS IN THE COUNTRY IS NOT FAVOURING DECISIONS REGARDING ADVERTISING INVESTMENTS.Q1 AND Q2 AFFECTED BY PAY-TV OPERATIONS BEING "PHASED OUT".EXPECT INCREASE IN EBIT OF 10-15 MILLION EUROS AS OF JAN 2019 FROM CONTENT DEAL WITH TELECOM ITALIA.GROUP EXPECTS TO SIGN FURTHER DEALS WITH OTHER TELCO OPERATORS SIMILAR TO ONE SIGNED WITH TELECOM ITALIA.IF THERE IS ANOTHER SERIE A TV BROADCASTING RIGHTS TENDER GROUP WILL LOOK AT IT, WITH "OPPORTUNISTIC" APPROACH.TOTAL NET IMPACT ON GROUP OF WORLD CUP IS "UNPREDICTABLE".  Full Article

Telecom Italia CEO says only asset that could be sold is Sparkle
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia CEO Amos Genish says in an interview in Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore::ONLY ASSET GROUP COULD SELL IS SPARKLE, "ALL THE REST IS STRATEGIC FOR OUR BUSINESS".DIVIDEND POLICY CAN BE DISCUSSED ONLY WHEN THE BASE IS MORE SOLID.CONVERSION OF SAVINGS SHARES DEPENDS ON DEGREE TO WHICH SHAREHOLDERS ARE READY TO ACCEPT DILUTION.OPEN TO CONSOLIDATION OF NETWORK WITH OPEN FIBER BUT ENEL CEO SO FAR HAS NOT SHOWN INTEREST.HAS MET ELLIOTT FUND SEVERAL TIMES, AT MOMENT NO OTHER MEETINGS PLANNED.LARGE MAJORITY OF INVESTORS SUPPORT GROUP'S BUSINESS PLAN.IF COMPOSITION OF BOARD CHANGES AFTER AGM WILL NEED TO SEE IF NEW BOARD IS ALIGNED WITH AND HAS CONFIDENCE IN CEO.  Full Article

T. Italia CEO asks for probe into Mediaset-Sky deal to prevent over-concentration - La Stampa
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018 

April 4 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia CEO Amos Genish tells La Stampa newspaper in an interview: :AUTHORITIES SHOULD EXAMINE DEAL SIGNED BETWEEN MEDIASET-SKY TO ENSURE CONCENTRATION IN SECTOR HAS NOT INCREASED; ALL PLAYERS NEED TO BE ASSURED EQUAL ACCESS TO CONTENT."WOULD NOT HAVE MUCH CHOICE" IF PHONE GROUP ENDS UP WITH BOARD THAT DOES NOT SUPPORT HIS BUSINESS PLAN.VIVENDI'S SLATE FOR BOARD CANDIDATES WILL PROPOSE ARNAUD DE PUYFONTAINE AS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN.NOT OPPOSED TO MERGER WITH OPEN FIBER BUT ONLY AT CONDITIONS THAT "CREATE VALUE"; DEAL HAS NEVER BEEN DISCUSSED AND IS NOT ON THE TABLE.SUBMARINE UNIT SPARKLE IS NOT STRATEGIC BUT DIFFICULT TO SELL; HAS SEEN TWO POTENTIAL BUYERS WITHOUT ANY OUTCOME.WILL CONTINUE TALKING TO MEDIAPRO ABOUT SHOWING SERIE A SOCCER MATCHES ON ITS TIM VISION PLATFORM.  Full Article

Italy's Mediaset says net cost for 2018 World Cup around 40-45 mln euros
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Italy's private broadcaster Mediaset::CHIEF EXECUTIVE PIER SILVIO BERLUSCONI SAYS WINNING TV RIGHTS FOR 2018 WORLD CUP DESTINED TO BOOST REVENUES BOTH IN ITALY AND SPAIN.CEO SAYS OVERALL COST OF INVESTMENT FOR 2018 WORLD CUP IS AROUND 40-45 MILLION EUROS, INCLUDING COST OF TV RIGHTS AND THOSE LINKED TO RESCHEDULING PROGRAMMES.CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF ADVERTISING UNIT PUBLITALIA STEFANO SALA SAYS GROUP ADVERTISING SALES IN ITALY WILL BE POSITIVE AT THE END OF THE YEAR.SALA SAYS GROUP WILL GO ABOVE ITS 2020 ADVERTISING MARKET SHARE TARGET OF 39 PERCENT ALREADY IN 2018..  Full Article

Mediaset had 13.5 pct of communication sector revenue in 2016
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Italian communication watchdog AGCOM says::MEDIASET ACCOUNTED FOR 13.5 PERCENT OF COMMUNICATION SECTOR'S REVENUES IN 2016.MEDIASET MAIN SHAREHOLDER FININVEST ACCOUNTED FOR 15.2 PERCENT OF COMMUNICATION SECTOR'S REVENUES IN 2016.SECTOR'S TOTAL REVENUES UP TO 17.6 BILLION EURO IN 2016, FROM 17.08 BILLION IN 2015.  Full Article

Mediaset chairman says hopes to solve dispute with Vivendi by Dec. 19
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Mediaset Chairman Fedele Confalonieri tells reporters::WHEN ASKED IF GROUP WOULD RESOLVE DISPUTE WITH VIVENDI OVER FAILED PAY-TV DEAL BY A DEC. 19 COURT HEARING, SAYS "LET'S HOPE SO".  Full Article

Mediaset expects positive advertising revenue in Q2, not far from Q1
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 

May 9 (Reuters) - Mediaset executives tell a post-results analyst call::advertising revenue for group in April "flat", mainly due to Easter and bank holidays.sees positive Q2 for group advertising, not far from previous quarter .no developments over pay-TV dispute with Vivendi, company did not hear from French media group .expects dates for TV rights auctions for Champions' League and Italy's Serie A in next 15-20 days, situation still "pretty liquid".  Full Article

Mediaset CEO: break-even in 2016 without failed pay-TV deal
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 

April 19 (Reuters) - Italian broadcaster Mediaset Chief Executive Pier Silvio Berlusconi tells reporters: :without failed pay-TV deal group would have broken even in 2016.pay-TV contract with France's Vivendi must be respected, damages to be paid on top.it is up to Vivendi to find solution for the dispute between the two groups linked to the soured pay-TV deal.group will comment in future how it will act after decision by the Italian regulator regarding Vivendi's stake in the TV-group.no "real" talks with Sky's Italy unit over Mediaset's pay-TV unit.he is skeptical over the possibility of introducing a loyalty share voting scheme at group.pay-TV unit subscribers stable at 2 million.  Full Article

Mediaset sees 2017 pay-TV unit revenues at 630-640 mln euros
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 

April 19 (Reuters) - Italian broadcaster Mediaset Chief Financial Officer Marco Giordani tells a post-results conference call: :expects pay-TV unit Premium revenues for 2017 up at 630-640 million euros.French media group Vivendi clearly has relevant influence on Mediaset activities given its stake in the TV group.  Full Article

Fininvest receives 85 mln euro as part of AC Milan deal
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

Fininvest, the holding company of the Berlusconi family that owns soccer club AC Milan, says: has received 85 million euros from Chinese investors by way of second installment of down payment for purchase of AC Milan . the payment is an important step towards closing the deal by the end of the year. Further company coverage: [MS.MI] (Reporting by Milan newsroom).  Full Article

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