Safe for another day
Vivendi has revealed that it will sell all of its shares in Ubisoft by 5th March 2019, finally putting an end to the power struggle that has been taking place between the two firms over recent years. Ubisoft has been fending off an "unsolicited and unwelcome" takeover bid from Vivendi for some time now; back in 2015, the mass...
French giant looking to turn around recent poor results
French media company Vivendi is looking to make some key acquisitions this year to combat investor concerns regarding its recent mixed results, poor share performance and general lack of long-term strategy, according to sources which have spoken to news site Reuters. These sources claim that...
"Nintendo will come back in the race with the NX"
Earlier today we shared an Instagram post by Michel Ancel that served as a second recent teaser for Beyond Good & Evil 2. Notably, his message said "ready for the fight, Independence Day" in reference to today's Annual Shareholder Meeting for the company. This referred to nerves within the...
Media conglomerate now owns 20.1 percent of French publisher
Media giant Vivendi has increased its stake in French publisher Ubisoft days after wrestling away control of sister firm Gameloft from the Guillemot family. Vivendi has been planning a hostile takeover for Gameloft - the mobile publisher founded by the Guillemots, who are also in charge...
Boss Yves Guillemot blasts "unsolicited and unwelcome" attempt
Assassin's Creed studio Ubisoft is in danger of being taken over by mass media conglomerate Vivendi, claims boss Yves Guillemot. Vivendi - which has history in the games industry with companies like Activision Blizzard and Sierra - has been aggressively seeking a controlling stake in...
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