The war between Mediaset e Vivendi, between Silvio Berlusconi e Vincent Bollorè, has been going on since 2016. Five long years. To open the clash were the French, with the attempted hostile takeover against the Biscione. But the Cavaliere group, through multiple legal disputes, managed to stop the takeover attempt, relegating Vivendi and Bollorè to a minority stake.
So, recently – at the beginning of May – the two giants have found an agreement to put an end to the disputes that have been going on for a long, long time. In short, based on the agreement, the increased voting mechanism will be abolished (disputed by Vivendi because it rewarded Mediaset by giving the Italian company double the votes in the shareholders’ meeting as it has held shares for more than 24 months) and Vivendi will vote in favor of the transfer of Mediaset’s registered office to the Netherlands. Closed game, perhaps.
And it is in this context that today, Wednesday 2 June, Republic Day, it rains the flash of Dagospia. A few lines in which an account is given of what is in its own way historical news. “After years of stamped papers – writes Dago -, a very long phone call, with very friendly tones, even touching, broke the ice between Silvio Berlsuconi and Vivendi’s owner, Vincent Bollorè “. In short, the thaw, a contact that had been missing for a long, long time. And always Dagospia, however, adds sibylline:” But on the future of Mediaset-Fininvest , the eldest daughter Marina, very much listened to by Silvio, has not yet decided what to do … “In short, according to Dago all the games remain open.