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2014-07-02 12:25:24

New platform aims to take fan engagement to the next level by tapping into consumer passion in real-time NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lagardere Unlimited, in partnership with ASICS America, successfully launched the world's first in-event, real-time television commercial (TVC) over the weekend, a revolution in the real-time marketing space. The spot, which ran during the ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) in Chicago on Saturday on Universal Sports Network, is the first ever...

2010-09-21 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Didier Quillot, Chief Executive Officer of Lagardere Active (www.lagardere.com), parent company of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. announced today that Steve Parr, an international media and publishing executive will take over from Alain Lemarchand as President and CEO of the company. Alain Lemarchand will be appointed in a new senior management position within Lagardere Active effective October 1. The appointment of Mr. Parr is the next step in...

2010-06-07 06:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Equity, LLC and Lagardere SCA announced today that the newly branded Lagardere Unlimited (www.lagardere-unlimited.com) has acquired BEST (Blue Entertainment Sports Television), the sports and entertainment affiliate owned and operated as a portfolio company of Blue Equity, LLC. BEST is a unified, full-service sports and entertainment marketing, management and production firm. Since its initial acquisition of the tennis, events and...

2010-04-21 10:47:00

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Activist and retired Franco-American Marine Guy Wyser-Pratte noted that Lagardere SCA (MMB.PA) had communicated to his attorneys today that the Company had received sufficient evidence of proof of share ownership ending a skirmish that has lasted weeks. As recently as this week, Arnaud Lagardere had been claiming publicly that Mr. Wyser-Pratte still had not proven his share ownership and that this would potentially affect the validity of his resolutions...

2010-04-15 23:00:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Franco-American Financier and Activist Guy Wyser-Pratte noted today that the article published in the Thursday, April 15th Edition of Le Nouvel Observateur magazine raises serious and troubling questions about Arnaud Lagardere's level of indebtedness, and more importantly, his ability to meet his obligations as a General Partner of Lagardere SCA (MMB.PA). Mr. Wyser-Pratte called upon Mr. Lagardere to step forward and clarify for shareholders his...

2009-12-02 12:17:00

PARIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lagardere Unlimited announced today the acquisition of Sporteam, a French based company that represents professional rugby players. Both founders, Jeremy Bouhy and Romain Collinet, are joining Lagardere Unlimited, the new division of Lagardere SCA, specialized in rights management and image marketing for athletes and artists in France and abroad. Taking advantage of a strong international network, especially in South Africa and the United Kingdom, Sporteam...

2009-08-28 13:49:00

NEW YORK and PARIS, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lagardere Unlimited announced today the signature of Gael Monfils ranked 13th on the ATP world tour. "We are delighted to welcome Gael Monfils at Lagardere Unlimited. We have known each other for a couple of years and are very proud to represent him. Gael is a tremendous athlete with great talent," says Arnaud Lagardere. After a stunning career on the junior circuit when he won 3 Grand Slam tournaments and earned the number one spot at the end...

2009-07-24 10:17:00

PARIS, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lagardere Unlimited announced today that Josselin Ouanna has joined the group of athletes it represents. The famous French tennis player is training at the CNE -- the National Training Center -- of the French Federation at Roland Garros. After an injury that left him out of the courts for two years (2005-2007), Josselin is now back and ranked 110. He has recently reached a new step with his victory against Marat Safin (previously ranked number 1) during...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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