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Vivendi may reach out to Sky to grow its TV group

French group yet to decide on making a bid which may cost up to £28b

Sky, in which Mr Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has a 39% stake, operates in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.


FRENCH media conglomerate Vivendi is looking at a possible acquisition of pay-TV group Sky, as one of several options to expand the reach of its own TV group Canal Plus, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Vivendi has turned its attention to Sky after reviewing