RPT-BRIEF-Vivendi CEO says Spotify is a strategic partner, intends to keep stake

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April 19 (Reuters) – Vivendi SA:

* VIVENDI CEO DE PUYFONTAINE SAYS GROUP IS A STRATEGIC PARTNER OF SPOTIFY, INTENDS TO KEEP STAKE

* VIVENDI COO STEPHANE ROUSSEL SAYS GROUP SEEKS TO ACQUIRE VIDEO GAMES ASSETS BUT HAS NO TARGET YET

* VIVENDI CEO SAYS A DIVIDEND OF 50 CENTS PER SHARE COULD BE CONSIDERED AT THIS STAGE Further company coverage: (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain)

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