Vivendi plans to return EUR5B to shareholders, Reuters says Vivendi said it plans to pay out nearly EUR5B in dividends and buy backs this year and next after the company finalized three major asset sales including that of its largest unit, telecom operator SFR, reported Reuters. 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.