01.02.2021, Luxembourg/Allemagne, RTL Group
RTL Group prend note des récentes spéculations sur une éventuelle transaction impliquant la participation de contrôle de RTL Group dans le Groupe M6.
RTL Group souhaiterait rappeler avoir déclaré à plusieurs reprises qu'il existe de solides arguments en faveur d'une consolidation dans le secteur de la diffusion européen.
RTL Group examine continuellement de telles options, avec pour objectif de créer de la valeur pour ses actionnaires. Il n’y a aucune certitude que ceci puisse mener à un quelconque accord ou à une transaction.
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