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Vivendi Inching Closer To Hostile Takeover Of Ubisoft

Ubisoft Fends Off Vivendi With Tencent Deal

 |  Zubi Khan
Ubisoft has reached an agreement with Vivendi, for its full exit from Ubisoft’s share capital.
Vivendi Undecided On Ubisoft Takeover

Vivendi Undecided On Ubisoft Takeover

 |  Zubi Khan
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 control of Ubisoft or just sell off its stock in the company.
French Media Company Vivendi To Aquire Ubisoft

Vivendi to Quciken Video Game Expansion Plans

 |  Remington Joseph
The French multinational media company, Vivendi plans to accelerate acquisitions in video games and advertising this year according to a report by Reuters.
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

 |  Ana Valens
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.
Vivendi Control Over Ubisoft Grows With New 24.1% Stake

Vivendi Control Over Ubisoft Grows With New 24.1% Stake

 |  Ana Valens
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 by acquiring Ketchapp, Vivendi has held a strong grasp on Ubisoft’s stock, previously controlling 22.8% of Ubisoft’s stake. But a Nov 4th announcement reveals […]
Vivendi Wants Ubisoft; Ubisoft Plays Hard To Get 1

Vivendi Wants Ubisoft; Ubisoft Plays Hard to Get

 |  Lane Martin
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 and publishing house Gameloft, for itself. Ubisoft is eager to remain independent and has managed to score a small victory in this fight. It’s […]
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

 |  Jesse Lyle
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 20.2.
Vivendi Inching Closer To Hostile Takeover Of Ubisoft

Vivendi Inching Closer To Hostile Takeover Of Ubisoft

 |  Jordan Biordi
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 the company.
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Gameloft CEO Confirms Departure After Takeover

 |  Jordan Biordi
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.
Vivendi Pens Letter To Gameloft Employees

Vivendi Pens Letter to Gameloft Employees

 |  Brendan Frye
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.


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