Vivendi to forcefully takeover Ubisoft?

Vivendi has revealed that they have acquired majority of shareholders of Gameloft, a mobile developer and publisher under the ownership of the same Guillemot family that runs Ubisoft while they already owned as much as 30% stake in the company previously.

Vivendi has revealed that they have acquired majority of shareholders of Gameloft, a mobile developer and publisher under the ownership of the same Guillemot family that runs Ubisoft, while they already owned as much as 30% stake in the company previously.

Following the news, rumors have surfaced that Vivendi will attempt to forcibly take over the infamous game publisher, Ubisoft, as they have also announced that they are looking forward to increase their stakes in Ubisoft. Currently their overall stake extends unto 17.73% of Ubisoft’s overall voting shares.

Although Vivendi stated that no takeover was planned for Ubisoft as a whole.

Source: Bloomberg

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