PARIS– LAWFUEL – Law News Network –Regulatory News:
The United States District Court in New York that is hearing the class action initiated against Vivendi in July 2002 has decided that the persons from the United States, France, England and the Netherlands who purchased or acquired shares or ADS of Vivendi (formerly, Vivendi Universal) between October 30, 2000, and August 14, 2002, could be included in the class.
Further to this decision, Vivendi will review the appropriate means to insure its best defence.
This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations, business, strategy and plans of Vivendi. Although Vivendi believes that such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside our control, including, but not limited to, the risks described in the documents Vivendi filed with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (French securities regulator) and which are also available in English on our web site www.vivendi.com . Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of documents filed by Vivendi with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers at www.amf-france.org or directly from Vivendi. The present forward-looking statements are made as of the date of the present press release and Vivendi disclaims any intention or obligation to provide, update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.