Tencent-Led Consortium Boosts Equity Ownership In UMG To 20% - Quick Facts

Tencent Holdings Limited (TCTZF.PK) announced that a Tencent-led consortium has exercised its call option to acquire an additional 10% equity stake in Universal Music Group from its parent company, Vivendi SE (VIV.L,VIVEF.PK). Upon the closing of this transaction, the Consortium's equity ownership in UMG will increase to 20%.

Tencent noted that this transaction is based on the same enterprise value of EUR 30 billion for 100% of UMG's share capital as in the initial acquisition that closed in March 2020.

The Consortium comprises the same members as that for the initial 10% investment in UMG, including Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) and other financial co-investors.

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