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Gameloft founders raise stake to avoid 'creeping takeover' by Vivendi

2016-09-18 seekingalpha
With Vivendi (OTCPK:VIVHY +0.9%) hanging around and raising its stakes, France's Gameloft (OTCPK:GLOFY) has seen its founding family bumping its own stake to ward off a takeover attempt, the country's financial regulator says.

Founding family considers increasing stake in Ubisoft: Le Monde

2016-06-09 reuters
PARIS The Guillemot family is considering increasing its stake in French video games maker Ubisoft, using proceeds of the sale of its shares in Gameloft to fend off Vivendi, Ubisoft Chief Executive Officer Yves Guillemot told daily Le Monde in an interview published on Thursday.

Vivendi on track to poach French mobile game company Gameloft

Hostile takeover: Vivendi could spur some synergies with Gameloft due to its expertise in the advertising field, notably via Havas, according to analysts. — AFP

UPDATE 1-Vivendi in talks with beIN Sports, bids for Gameloft

2016-02-18 reuters
PARIS Media group Vivendi (VIV.PA) said on Thursday it plans to ally with Qatar-controlled beIN Sports channels in France to shore up its loss-making French Canal Plus pay-TV business.