Vivendi Overview

  • Service
  • Financing Advisory

  • Year Founded
  • 1853

Year Founded

  • Employees
  • 42,526


  • Serviced Companies
  • 1

  • Serviced Deals
  • 1

Vivendi General Information


Vivendi's transformation to a pure-play media firm is complete. The firm operates two main divisions: Canal+ Group (a leading producer and distributor of film and TV content in France, 51% of revenue) and Universal Music Group (the largest global music label, 47% of revenue). It also owns Gameloft and minority stakes in Telecom Italia and Telefonica.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Vivendi Universal, Compagnie Générale des Eaux
Year Founded
Service Provider Type
Financing Advisory
Corporate Office
  • 42 avenue de Friedland
  • 75380 Paris
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

Vivendi Services to Companies

Service on a Deal (1)

Company Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
Neuf Cegetel Jun 2008 00000 0000000
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Vivendi Investment Preferences

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Vivendi Team (36)

Name Title Deals Office Contact
Arnaud de Puyfontaine Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer 0 Paris, France
Gaine qui Co-Chief Executive Officer Paris, France
Stéphane Roussel President 0 Paris, France
Félicité Herzog Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer and Member of Executive Commiittee 0 Paris, France
Kaoutar Benazzi Deputy Chief Value Officer Paris, France
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Vivendi Board Members (36)

Name Representing Role Since
Aliza Jabès Self Member, Supervisory Board 000 0000
Arnaud de Puyfontaine Vivendi Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Cathia Lawson-Hall Vivendi Board Member 000 0000
Cyrille Bollore Bollore Board Member 000 0000
Frédéric Crépin Vivendi Member of the Management Board & Group General Counsel 000 0000
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Vivendi Subsidiaries (78)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Baghead Movie Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 2021
Carbon RMP Business/Productivity Software London, United Kingdom 0000
Retribution Movie Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 0000
Storyfire Social/Platform Software New York, NY 0000
Le Magazine GenerAL Publishing Pantin, France 0000
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Vivendi FAQs

  • When was Vivendi founded?

    Vivendi was founded in 1853.

  • Who is the CEO of Vivendi?

    Arnaud de Puyfontaine and Gaine qui are the CEOs of Vivendi.

  • Where is Vivendi headquartered?

    Vivendi is headquartered in Paris, France.

  • What is the size of Vivendi?

    Vivendi total number of employees/professionals is 42,526.

  • What service provider type is Vivendi?

    Vivendi's service provider type is Financing Advisory.

  • What companies has Vivendi invested in or acquired?

    Vivendi has invested in or acquired companies like Librairie L'ecume Des Pages, Zelok, and FL Entertainment.

  • What are Vivendi subsidiaries?

    Baghead Movie, Carbon RMP, and Retribution Movie are subsidiaries of Vivendi.

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