Vivendi Enters Hedging Agreement to Protect Fnac Stake

By Alberto DelclauxFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

French media company Vivendi SA (VIV.FR) said Tuesday that it had entered a hedging agreement with Societe Generale SA (GLE.FR) to protect its 11% stake in Fnac Darty (FNAC.FR).

The company said that it retains the option to choose a settlement in cash or shares at maturity, which should be during the second half of 2019 at the latest.

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Vivendi wasn't immediately available for further comment.

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January 16, 2018 12:46 ET (17:46 GMT)