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Vivendi, Activision Blizzard deal held up for shareholder vote

Vivendi's $8.2 billion sale was all set to go before a shareholder filed suit requesting a vote on the matter.

By September 19, 2013

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Activision to spend billions to buy back Vivendi stake

Game giant Activision Blizzard is taking back the firm's controlling stake in deals worth more than $8 billion.

By July 26, 2013

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Vivendi faces trouble offloading Activision stake, report says

The company, which owns an $8.1 billion stake in Activision, has tried to get Microsoft to bite, but so far, has failed.

By July 13, 2012

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Vivendi to buy Vodafone's stake in SFR

The deal for the 44 percent of the French mobile operator that Vivendi doesn't already own is valued at $11.3 billion.

By April 3, 2011

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Report: GE, Vivendi reach deal to clear NBC sale

Company to buy Vivendi's 20 percent stake in NBC Universal for roughly $5.8 billion, making way for Comcast to acquire NBC Universal, according to the Journal and the Times.

By December 1, 2009

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The Vivendi-Activision merger is bad for gamers

The Vivendi-Activision merger is being heralded as a great move in video games, but according to Don Reisinger, this deal couldn't be worse for gamers.

By December 3, 2007

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Activision stock buyout allowed, sans shareholder vote

The company can now buy back Vivendi's shares without holding a shareholder vote on the matter.

By October 11, 2013

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Comcast scoops up rest of NBC Universal from GE

The cable giant has completed its $16.7 billion deal to acquire the remaining 49 percent of NBCU from former owner General Electric.

By March 20, 2013

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Vying for Sprint, Softbank said to bid $8.5B for Universal Music

Vivendi, which owns the world's largest music group, rejects the offer despite its $2 billion premium, the Financial Times reports.

By July 18, 2013

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Apple hears the music on subscriptions with Beats. Now what?

After years turning up its nose at subscription music, Apple changes its tune with the Beats acquisition. What does it mean? Jimmy Iovine, for one.

By May 28, 2014