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Company nameVivendi S.A.
Company typeSociété Anonyme
IndustryMedia, telecommunication
FoundedDecember 14, 1853 (as Compagnie générale des eaux)
1998 (as Vivendi)
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleJean-Bernard Lévy (CEO), Jean-René Fourtou (Chairman)
ProductsMusic publishing, film production, publishing, pay TV services, television broadcasting, telecommunication services, video game publishing
Revenue-28.88 billion (2010)
Operating income-4.871 billion (2010)
Net income-2.198 billion (2010)
Total assets-58.99 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-28.17 billion (end 2010)
Employees54,560 (FTE, average 2010)
SubsidiaryCanal+ Group
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SFR (100%)

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Vivendi SA (formerly known as Vivendi Universal) is a French international media conglomerate with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications, the Internet, and video games. It is headquartered in Paris.

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