Entries in 'vivendi' (18)

Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority

Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority

Ubisoft has revealed its intention to expand its board of directors with two new members, the publisher announced yesterday, taking the total number of board members to 11 should ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 7th 2017 at 11:51AM in News
Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

The saga of Vivendi’s encroaching interest in French publisher Ubisoft could be on the verge of reaching a head with a full acquisition push.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft has once again insisted that a takeover by Vivendi would be harmful to the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:44AM in News

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Vivendi again ups Ubisoft stake

Vivendi again ups Ubisoft stake

Very nearly a quarter of Ubisoft is now owned by Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Yves Guillemot

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot warns Vivendi to back off ahead of AGM

Ahead of today's Ubisoft AGM CEO Yves Guillemot has said he won't relax until Vivendi is out of the company entirely.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 29th 2016 at 11:29AM in News
Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs and The Division developer-publisher Ubisoft is bulking up its defences in an attempt to remain independent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 6th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing veteran Jon Rooke joins 2K

Games industry marketing expert Jon Rooke has joined 2K.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2016 at 11:50AM in News

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Life begins at 30 - Ubisoft's biggest ever year

Life begins at 30 - Ubisoft's biggest ever year

Ubisoft really doesn’t want Vivendi to buy it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Vivendi's Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Former Vivendi COO Stéphane Roussel has been named CEO of Gameloft during its shareholders’ meeting yesterday. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Ubisoft boss: 'We are the best future for the company'

Ubisoft boss: 'We are the best future for the company'

A defiant Ubisoft united at E3 last week as the threat of a Vivendi takeover increases.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 9:53AM in News

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Vivendi now owns 20% of Ubisoft shares

Vivendi now owns 20% of Ubisoft shares

Media giant Vivendi has increased the amount of stock it holds in games publisher Ubisoft.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 11:08AM in News
UBISOFT E3 ROUNDUP: Publisher reveals massive line-up for its next financial year at E3

UBISOFT E3 ROUNDUP: Publisher reveals massive line-up for its next financial year at E3

Ubisoft’s press conference was a long one, but it was probably one of the strongest showing the publisher has been involved with.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 13th 2016 at 11:35PM in News
Vivendi completes Gameloft acquisition

Vivendi completes Gameloft acquisition

The Guillemot family, who founded mobile studio Gameloft, have now sold its remaining share of the company to Vivendi, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 9th 2016 at 2:32PM in News
Gameloft's Guillemot stepping down to help protect Ubisoft from Vivendi

Gameloft's Guillemot stepping down to help protect Ubisoft from Vivendi

Michel Guillemot intends to quit Gameloft after its shareholders backed the hostile takeover at the hands of Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Vivendi positions for Gameloft takeover

Vivendi positions for Gameloft takeover

Vivendi has increased its stock in Gameloft, resulting in a battle for control of the mobile studio.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 22nd 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Media giant Vivendi has sold the remainder of its financial interest in publisher Activision Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 11:11AM in News