The Ubisoft vs Vivendi saga has finally come to its final episode. The French publisher held fast and Vincent Bollore's army appears to be in full retreat.
Ubisoft has two notable releases in Assassin's Creed: Origins and South Park: The Fractured But Whole coming later this year, and potentially a takeover bid from Vivendi.
In an increasing bid to coerce a hostile takeover, Guillemots family has upped their stake in Ubisoft's shares and voting rights to push back.
Ubisoft is one of my favorite developer/publishers in the biz. It has given us great series such as Far Cry, both amazing and not-so-amazing Tom Clancy games, the Assassin's Creed series, recent new IP such as Watch
Vivendi has been trying to claim increasingly sizable stakes in Ubisoft over the past months, and this definitely does not please the current administration: President and CEO Yves Guillemot denounced Vivendi's aggressive tactics during the latest quarterly
As we reported earlier last week, there was a rumor that French conglomerate Vivendi was wrapping up the final stages of its hostile takeover of Guillemot-founded mobile developer, Gameloft. This rumor has been all but confirmed, following
French conglomerate Vivendi is slowly closing its grasp on a Guillemot-founded business, following a possible successful week in their fight for mobile-developer Gameloft. According to Bloomberg's sources close to the matter, Vivendi may now has the approval
During Ubisoft's conference call for investors and analysts related to the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2016, CEO Yves Guillemot was asked an update on Vivendi's attempt to take control of the publisher, given the recent
According to a recent article from Bloomberg, the co-founder of monolith publisher Ubisoft Entertainment is still warning of the dangers of a hostile takeover. These are by no means empty threats, with a takeover from French
During Ubisoft's quarterly financial conference call for investors and analysts, Chief Executive Officer Yves Guillemot was asked to comment on the situation with Vivendi, that recently purchased Ubisoft stock.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has expressed his determination to keep the company independant following Vivendi's purchase of 6.6 per cent of Ubisoft's stock.
Former parent company Vivendi intended to fire Activision CEO Bobby Kotick over a stock deal last year, Bloomburg reports.