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News: Kotick's $8.2 Billion Buyout Makes Activision Independent

Kotick's $8.2 Billion Buyout Makes Activision Independent

Vivendi's stake reduced to 12 percent

Call of Duty publisher Activsion Blizzard is to become independent following a $8.2 billion buyout spearheaded by CEO Bobby Kotick. Kotick — along with co-chairman Brian Kelly — has formed an investment group which will purchase 172 million shares in the firm, worth $2.34 billion. The publisher itself will...