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Vivendi sells remaining Ubisoft stock

Vivendi has sold off its remaining Ubisoft stock, effectively ending a multi-year takeover attempt. Yesterday Reuters reported that Vivendi, a major media conglomerate, had sold...

Ubisoft buys itself back from Vivendi; Tencent new strategic partner

Vivendi has agreed to sell its entire stake in Ubisoft, ridding itself of 27.3%, or 30,489,300 shares, of Ubisoft's share capital. As part of the...

A hostile takeover of Ubisoft by Vivendi off the table for the next 6...

It appears that a hostile takeover of Ubisoft by media giant Vivendi won't be happening within the next six months. A report by Reuters suggests that Vivendi...

Ubisoft closer to goal of independent majority on Board of Directors

Ubisoft intends to expand its Board of Directors in an effort to have an independent majority upon it, the publisher today advised. Following a recommendation...

Media giant Vivendi now owns more than 25% of Ubisoft

Media conglomerate Vivendi today announced that it owns 25.15% of Ubisoft alongside 22.92% of its voting rights. In a press release, Vivendi also declared that...

Vivendi increases stakes in Ubisoft, fueling fears of a takeover

Bloomberg today reports that Vivendi has upped its stake in Ubisoft, just days after E3 2016. Vivendi, who is also in the process of a...

Gameloft: Vivendi buys out the Guillemots’ remaining stock

Vivendi is set to take over full control of mobile publisher Gameloft after agreeing to purchase the Guillemot family's stock. The media giant took majority control of...

Vivendi begins takeover of Gameloft; Ubisoft looks to be next

Bloomberg reports that media giant Vivendi has secured the support of Gameloft's majority shareholders, allowing it to begin takeover proceedings. Vivendi owns 30% of the...