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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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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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NBC Universal to embed marketing messages in online shows

Television network of GE and Vivendi plans to collaborate with advertisers to create online programs with commercial products built into the story lines.

By April 18, 2008

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FunPlus strikes nearly $1B deal to sell a game subsidiary to a Chinese company

The video game company, whose titles resemble Zynga's FarmVille, is selling four of its games, using the profits to help fund its ambitions to make more.

By August 19, 2014

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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