Nearly three years after launching what seemed destined to be a hostile takeover bid, Vivendi has decided to sell off its holdings in Ubisoft.[...]
Ubisoft appears to have avoided the hostile takeover the company’s bosses and workers have been fearing from the conglomerate Vivendi for the past three years.The mega-publisher announced today that Vivendi will sell off all its existing shares in Ubisoft and agreed to not acquire any more for the next five years. In another twist, China’s biggest game company and Ontario’s teachers will now have[...]
Vivendi (VIV.PA) Chairman Vincent Bollore has lost a two-year battle against the founders of Ubisoft (UBIP.PA), with his French media group announcing plans to sell its stake in the video games maker for 2 billion euros ($2.45 billion).[...]
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is spending about $400 million to take a 3.4 per cent stake in French video game giant Ubisoft as part of a complex deal that will allow French conglomerate Vivendi to sell all of its Ubisoft shares.[...]
Vivendi SA is selling its 27 percent stake in French gamemaker Ubisoft Entertainment SA in a 2.01 billion euro ($2.46 billion) deal after its typical strategy of seeking creeping control failed to pan out.[...]
Ubisoft is announcing today that French multimedia conglomerate Vivendi is selling all of its shares in the game maker. This ends Vivendi’s bid to takeover Ubisoft.[...]
Vivendi is officially out of the picture—but Tencent’s Western dominance only rises.[...]
Vivendi has announced it is selling its stake in Ubisoft, putting a rest to years of concerns that a hostile takeover was on the horizon.[...]
Vivendi's hostile takeover of Ubisoft has come to an end, with Vivendi agreeing to sell its entire stake in Ubisoft.[...]


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