Vivendi groups together leaders in content and media. Canal+ Group is the French leader in pay-TV, also operating in French-speaking Africa, Poland and Vietnam; its subsidiary Studiocanal is a leading European player in production, acquisition, distribution and international film and TV series sales. Universal Music Group is the world leader in music. Vivendi Village brings together Vivendi Ticketing, MyBestPro (expert counseling) Watchever (subscription video-on-demand), Radionomy (digital radio) and the Paris-based concert venue L’Olympia. Dailymotion is one of the biggest aggregation and distribution platforms in the world.
Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
20,300 (est)
Vivendi was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

Vivendi Office Locations

Vivendi has offices in Paris and New York
Paris, FR (HQ)
42 Avenue de Friedland
New York, US
1755 Broadway

Vivendi Data and Metrics

Vivendi Financial Metrics

Vivendi's revenue was reported to be €10.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

10.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

22.9 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)

Vivendi's current market capitalization is €22.9 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.1 b10.8 b10.8 b

Revenue growth, %



736 m1.2 b1.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

(107 m)1.2 b1.3 b

Net Income

(237 m)745 m1.3 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Current Assets

15.8 b13.3 b9.2 b


717 m737 m671 m


9.3 b10.2 b11 b

Total Assets

3.6 b21.6 b32.4 b

Current Liabilities

7 b8.8 b7.1 b

Non-Current Liabilities

5.7 b5 b5.6 b

Total Liabilities

12.8 b13.9 b12.8 b

Total Equity

23 b21.1 b19.6 b

Financial Leverage

0.2 x1 x1.7 x
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6 b240 m658 m

Cash From Investing Activities

14.3 b4.6 b(2.3 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(11.9 b)(3.5 b)(2.5 b)
EURY, 2016


659.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

Vivendi Operating Metrics

Vivendi's Locations was reported to be 4 in FY, 2016. Vivendi's Subscribers was reported to be 2.5 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2016




2.5 m

Vivendi Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Havas GroupJune 06, 2017

Vivendi Market Value History

Vivendi Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Vivendi

Vivendi Online and Social Media Presence

Vivendi News and Updates

France’s Vivendi Does Not Plan Hostile Bid for Italian Broadcaster Mediaset

It prefers subtle persuasion at this stage.

Vivendi’s stake in game publisher Ubisoft now exceeds 25%, triggering a possible takeover battle

Vivendi said today that its stake in French game publisher Ubisoft now exceeds 25 percent, pushing the company over a legal threshold and possibly triggering a takeover battle. Paris-based Vivendi took over Gameloft, a mobile game publisher started by the same Guillemot family that leads Ubisoft, la…

Vivendi’s latest purchase of Ubisoft stock shows it isn’t going away

In September, Ubisoft executives breathed a sigh of relief as Vivendi didn’t launch a hostile bid to control the French video game company’s board. But Vivendi has since increased its stake in the publisher of hits like Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy games from 23 percent to more than 24 percent. T…

Simpsons Star Harry Shearer Is Suing Vivendi

Over Spinal Tap profits

Actor Harry Shearer Sues Vivendi for $125 Million Over 'Spinal Tap' Profits

Harry Shearer, best known for his voiceovers in "The Simpsons", is suing media group Vivendi for $125 million over profits from the 1984 cult comedy film "This is Spinal Tap".
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