Vivendi 2nd Quarter Net Profit Up 12%

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Vivendi SA, the majority shareholder in publishing giant Activision Blizzard, has reported a 12 per cent rise in net profit for Q2, 2008. The company announced a total of EUR 667 million for the...

Activision Blizzard Deal Passed by Shareholders

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Although the deal was originally announced in December, Activision shareholders have finally given approval today to merge with French telecommunications and media group Vivendi SA's games unit, Blizzard, creating a public company called Activision Blizzard....

Vivendi Universal denies Ubisoft takeover rumours

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Publisher Vivendi Universal Games has flatly denied rumours that it is in negotiations with Ubisoft regarding a possible merger or takeover, quashing speculation which stemmed from a French newspaper report. In a terse...

Microsoft eyeing Vivendi unit

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Reports mounted Wednesday that Microsoft is negotiating to buy the video game arm of financially troubled French media conglomerate Vivendi Universal. The New York Times, citing unnamed sources, said the two companies are...

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