As Vivendi (VIVDY.PK) and GE consider an IPO for Vivendi's NBC Universal stake that could...

|By:, SA News Editor

As Vivendi (VIVDY.PK) and GE consider an IPO for Vivendi's NBC Universal stake that could scuttle a sale of the network to Comcast (CMCSA), Lacey Rose says the only thing worse than the deal is no deal at all. The three companies need the tie-up to happen; Vivendi's likely gouging as much as it can before freeing itself from the network.