Posts Tagged ‘Vivendi’

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Ubisoft Wants to Expand Board of Directors to Maintain Control Amid Growing Threat of Hostile Takeover

Let’s see what happens in September.


Ubisoft Founding Family Acquires Larger Stake in Company to Fend Off Vivendi

Stay independent!


Vivendi Reportedly Considering Hostile Bid for Ubisoft Before the Year’s End

Should Ubisoft’s market value increase, though, Vivendi may seek gaming partnerships overseas.

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Report: Vivendi Might Be Eyeing Ubisoft Takeover This Year, According to Sources

Ubisoft won’t go down without a fight.


Vivendi’s One Step Closer to Taking Over Ubisoft

But it continues to deny that it wants control.

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Michel Ancel Posts Beyond Good & Evil 2 Teaser on “Ubisoft Day” as the Studio Fights Off Takeover

Ubisoft is safe…for now.

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Ubisoft Buys 3.2% of Own Stock to Fight Off Vivendi

Ubisoft and Vivendi are expected to clash this week.

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Ubisoft Explains Consequences of Vivendi Takeover, Says Assassin’s Creed Will Return When Ready

Looks like it’ll be a while before we see another Assassin’s Creed.

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Watch Dogs 2 Will Address Criticisms of the Original Game, Says Ubisoft

They’re aware of what made people unhappy.

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Ubisoft Nominates New Independent Directors in Latest Move to Fight Off Vivendi Control

Vivendi previously said it was seeking board representation.

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Ubisoft Offering Discounted Shares to Employees in a Bid to Prevent Vivendi Takeover

Employees to have a bigger say in decision-making.

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Vivendi Increases Stake in Ubisoft to 20%, Claims It Just Wants “Fruitful Cooperation”

And Vivendi will “continue to acquire shares.”

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Report: Guillemot Brothers Working Together to Defend Ubisoft After Losing Gameloft to Vivendi

They’re apparently meeting financial advisers to look into the matter.

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Vivendi Increases Stake in Ubisoft Yet Again, Ubisoft Responds

Ubisoft says it’s not surprised.


Vivendi Begins Mandatory Takeover Bid for Gameloft, Reportedly Eyeing Ubisoft

Both Ubisoft and Gameloft are owned by Guillemot brothers.


Vivendi Sells Its Activision Blizzard Stock for $1.1 Billion

They considered Activision Blizzard stock price.


Vivendi Increases Its Stake in Ubisoft Despite Yves Guillemot’s Concerns

Gameloft is receiving a similar treatment.


Ubisoft Will “Fight” to Remain Independent After Mass Media Company Vivendi Purchases Stocks

“We’re going to fight to preserve our independence.”


Activision, Vivendi Lawsuit Settled for $275 Million

Terms of voting rights to change.


Activision-Blizzard Then-Parent Company Vivendi Almost Fired Bobby Kotick

Vivendi unleashed the Attack Dogs and fought back.