Entries in 'vivendi' (20)

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
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

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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
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
Vivendi increases Ubisoft stake, wants position on board

Vivendi increases Ubisoft stake, wants position on board

Despite Ubisoft’s protestations, Vivendi has increased its financial interest in the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:50AM in News

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Ubisoft: Vivendi's share purchase is 'unsolicited and unwelcome'

Ubisoft: Vivendi's share purchase is 'unsolicited and unwelcome'

The CEO of Ubisoft has vowed that the company will remain independent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Vivendi acquires stake in Ubisoft and Gameloft

Vivendi acquires stake in Ubisoft and Gameloft

Shares in both Ubisoft and Gameloft have lifted after former Activision parent Vivendi acquired a stake in the pair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year's buyout deal, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
Vivendi sells half of its Activision stake for $850m

Vivendi sells half of its Activision stake for $850m

French media giant Vivendi is to sell-off more of its investment in Activision Blizzard.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 22nd 2014 at 5:17PM in News

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Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Publisher Activision Blizzard is free of its former parent Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard has announced it expects to complete its stock buyout from Vivendi next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 11:07PM in News
Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Call of Duty publisher Activision will attempt to overturn a court decision that has prevented it from buying out its current owner Vivendi.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 25th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Vivendi's Activision sale blocked, though publisher pledges to push deal through

Vivendi's Activision sale blocked, though publisher pledges to push deal through

Activision’s proposed buyout from current owner Vivendi has been blocked following a lawsuit filed in a Delaware court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 11:35AM in News

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Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder over Vivendi buyback

Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder over Vivendi buyback

Todd Miller, an Activison Blizzard shareholder, has filed a lawsuit over Activision’s recent purchase of Vivendi’s majority stake in the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 5th 2013 at 4:54AM in News
Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

One of the world's biggest games companies is set to buy back its independence from owner Vivendi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 7:11AM in News
Vivendi wants $3bn of Activision's cash

Vivendi wants $3bn of Activision's cash

The owner of Activision is rumoured to be preparing a move to grab in the region of $3bn from the “cash rich” publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

French telecoms giant Vivendi is reportedly looking for ways to extract cash from Activision Blizzard.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 9:55AM in News