Advertising decline cuts into Gameloft revenue
Vivendi-owned mobile game publisher Gameloft reported an effective 5.4 per cent drop in revenue in …
Ubisoft founding family ups stake to keep Vivendi at bay
The Guillemot family, which founded Ubisoft, raised its stake in the game publisher in a …
Vivendi talks up Telecom Italia commitment
Vivendi reiterrated a long term commitment to “create significant value” for the customers, employees and …
Gameloft board resigns as Vivendi takes over
French game publisher Gameloft’s board members resigned following Vivendi’s takeover, claiming they didn’t agree with the latter’s “strategic vision and managerial values”.
Vivendi’s Gameloft stake up to 96%
Vivendi announced it now owns 95.9 per cent of the share capital and 95.77 per cent of the voting rights of French game publisher Gameloft, following the closing of a public tender offer that had been reopened from 2 June 15 June.
Gameloft founding family gives in to Vivendi
Gameloft’s founding Guillemot family, which tried to fend off Vivendi’s hostile takeover efforts, said that it would sell its stake to the media giant, Reuters reported.
Vivendi “very pleased” with Gameloft outcome
Vivendi said “it is very pleased” with the success of its public tender offer for shares of Gameloft, thanks to which it has 61.71 per cent share capital and at least 55.61 per cent voting rights for the French game publisher, which lost an appeal to suspend the offer.
Vivendi closes in on Gameloft takeover
Vivendi said its public tender offer price for the shares of Gameloft automatically increased from €7.20 to €8 per share, as Reuters reported that Amber Capital agreed to tender its entire stake in the French game publisher.
Vivendi ups Ubisoft stake, wants board representation
France’s Vivendi group upped its stake in Ubisoft to 17.7 per cent, according to a notice from the country’s Financial Markets Authority, giving it more than 15 per cent of voting rights, as it looks to be represented on its board, Le Monde reported.
Gameloft founders may up stake to keep Vivendi out
Gameloft founding Guillemot family could further up its stake in the games publisher to curb Vivendi’s growing influence and prevent a takeover, for which it has made an offer on two occasions, CEO Michel Guillemot told Le Monde.