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Vivendi Undecided On Ubisoft Takeover

Vivendi Undecided On Ubisoft Takeover

Following Ubisoft's annual shareholder's meeting, Vivendi Chief Operating Officer Stephane Roussel reportedly told Bloomberg that the French conglomerate has yet to decide whether it will follow through with plans to take...
French Media Company Vivendi to Aquire Ubisoft

Vivendi to Quciken Video Game Expansion Plans

The French multinational media company, Vivendi plans to accelerate acquisitions in video games and advertising this year according to a report by Reuters. In a report by Reuters, Vivendi announced its plans...
Vivendi Surpasses 25 Per Cent Stake in Ubisoft, Reaching 30 Per Cent Offer Mark 2

Vivendi Surpasses 25 Per Cent Stake in Ubisoft, Reaching 30 Per Cent Offer Mark

Vivdeni's hold on Ubisoft's shares continues to grow. According to Gamesindustry.biz, the company now owns over 25 per cent in the French publisher's shares. According to the report, Vivendi holds 25.15 per cent stake...
Vivendi Control Over Ubisoft Grows With New 24.1% Stake

Vivendi Control Over Ubisoft Grows With New 24.1% Stake

Rumours have been mounting for the past couple months about a potential Vivendi takeover of the French gaming giant Ubisoft. While Ubisoft itself gained a foothold in the mobile market recently...
Vivendi Wants Ubisoft; Ubisoft Plays Hard to Get 1

Vivendi Wants Ubisoft; Ubisoft Plays Hard to Get

The grand battle between media conglomerate Vivendi and game developer/producer Ubisoft continues. Vivendi has been priming for a hostile take over of the  French gaming giant since it took mobile game development...
Vivendi Now Holds More Than 20 Percent of Ubisoft's Voting Rights 1

Vivendi Now Holds More Than 20 Percent of Ubisoft’s Voting Rights

Vivendi's control of Ubisoft continues to grow after the yesterday's announcement that as of July 14, 2016, they had crossed the legal threshold of 20 percent of voting rights in Ubisoft, hitting...
Vivendi Inching Closer To Hostile Takeover Of Ubisoft

Vivendi Inching Closer To Hostile Takeover Of Ubisoft

In an official press release sent out by Vivendi, a hostile takeover of videogame developer and publisher Ubisoft could be on the horizon as Vivendi continues to up its stake in...
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Gameloft CEO Confirms Departure After Takeover

After Vivendi completed its hostile takeover of Gameloft, rumors of Gameloft's CEO stepping down were floating around. However, those rumors were confirmed by a email penned by Gameloft CEO Michel Guillemot himself. Within an...
Vivendi Pens Letter to Gameloft Employees

Vivendi Pens Letter to Gameloft Employees

With the takeover of Gameloft by Vivendi all but inevitable, Vivendi has taken the time to write a letter to the staff of Gameloft, prepping them for what this means. Today, Bloomberg...
Report: Vivendi wins backing for 'hostile takeover' of Gameloft

Report: Vivendi wins backing for ‘hostile takeover’ of Gameloft

Gameloft, known for such games as their Asphalt series, along with a selection of licenced games such as The Winter Soldier, and Spider-Man Unlimited HD, may be soon in the hands of Vivendi....
Is Vivendi Taking Over Ubisoft?

Is Vivendi Taking Over Ubisoft?

Ubisoft is one of the most established video game companies in the world, and investors have taken notice. One such company is Vivendi, who's taken an interest in the France based publisher. Vivendi, a...
Report: Ubisoft Seeking Investors to Fend Off Takeover Bid

Report: Ubisoft Seeking Investors to Fend Off Takeover Bid

Videogame giant Ubisoft is seeking the help of Canadian investors to try and fight off a takeover bid by Vivendi. In a report in the Globe and Mail, head of Ubisoft Yves...