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Take Two Board rejects EA approach again

Take Two executive chairman Strauss Zelnick has labelled EA’s ‘hostile’ $26-per-share tender bid forhis company as still being wrong place, wrong time”– and once again urged the firm’s shareholders to turn down the offer. Despite Zelnick’s protestations, however, there’s still time for EA’s bid to be successful: the offer expires …

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Take Twos Q1 earnings call in full

The full transcript of Take Two’s earnings call – which came in the wake of the firm’s fiscal posting last night – is available now. Company bosses, including chairman Strauss Zelnick, discuss the firm’s Q1 loss, EA’s recent bid, the future of Grand Theft Auto and more. To read the …

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Take Twos future is independent, insists Zelnick

Take Two executive chairman Strauss Zelnick has claimed that his business model will see the publisher remain independent – unless his shareholders tell him otherwise. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter in a wider interview about Zelnick’s own ZelnickMedia, he reiterated his previously stated view that he expects consolidation in the …

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Zelnick: Consolidation is inevitable

Take Two executive chairman Strauss Zelnick has stated the the success of the industry will see further publisher consolodation this year. However, Zelnick, who this week turned down a $1.9 billion bid for the publisher from EA, added that it is still possible for Take Two to remain independent. I …

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Rockstar disappointed with BBFC appeal

Strauss Zelnick, the chairman of Take 2, has expressed his ‘disappointment’ at the BBFC’s recent decision to challenge the opinion of the Video Appeals Committee, who recently backed Rockstar in its quest to have the BBFC’s banning of its controversial Manhunt 2 overturned in the UK. A statement from Zelnick …

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