French media to aerospace group Lagardere does not plan to take 100 percent of pay-television group Canal Plus which is majority-owned by Vivendi.
"We do not have the ambition, the intention, to acquire the entirety of Canal Plus", said a spokesman, repeating a statement made to a meeting with investors.
Lagardere is often rumoured as possible buyer of Canal Plus, in which it has a 20 percent stake, amid speculation about a possible break-up of Vivendi that has been fanned by a takeover plan by Sebastian Holdings. Vivendi is resisting a break-up.
Lagardere officials also told the meeting that the group aimed for a 6 percent to 8 percent annual sales growth for the 2007-2012 period, of which half would come from acquisitions, against 2.4 percent between 2002 and 2005.
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