Bouygues ups cash portion of SFR offer to $15.8B, Bloomberg says Bouygues increased the cash portion of its offer for Vivendi's SFR phone unit to $15.8B in an effort to top a competing bid from cable billionaire Patrick Drahi thatís seen as less likely to encounter regulatory issues, reported Bloomberg. Reference Link
Vivendi says talking to Spotify about streaming, Bloomberg reports Vivendi (VIVHY) said on its earnings conference call that is having discussions with Spotify regarding a streaming service, Bloomberg reports. Apple's (AAPL) streaming service may affect music sales and margins, Vivendi noted. Shares of Spotify competitor Pandora (P) are up 36c to $18.53 in afternoon trading.