Vivendi: the acquisition to purchase but not over Ubisoft
youxishiguangVGTIME· 2016-05-01 04:19:08
< p > motive as Blizzard's largest shareholder, the French media conglomerate Vivendi in recent period of time in the short term increased its stake in Ubisoft, is widely believed that this is a premeditated hostile takeovers. Vivendi earlier in Ubisoft owns a 10 percent stake, and now has Ubisoft 17.73% of assets and 15.66% of the voting shares (voting) shares. < p > however, the media giant recently said that they had no plans to take over (no plans to stock "Ubisoft, also won't to Ubisoft shares proposed offer.
Vivendi last year will be the Ubisoft shares accounted for increased from 6.6% to 10%, Ubisoft said it" is not the request, not welcome the "behavior. Since then, Ubisoft management began seeking investors and even the cooperation of the government of Canada, to resist the aggression of the Vivendi. In fact,
this is not the first encounter acquisition crisis ubisoft. In early 2005, EA suddenly increased the stake in Ubisoft, once caused the industry to Ubisoft will be subject to a hostile takeover of the concerns. But EA eventually did not conduct acquisitions, but in the next one after another to reduce the share. Although
Vivendi had no intention to take over Ubisoft, but as long as the stock continues to increase, its intention is not reassuring.