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11.20.14
Activision Blizzard resolves class action lawsuits
11.20.14

Activision Blizzard resolves class action lawsuits

When Activision Blizzard bought itself to be freed from Vivendi, there was no shortage of unhappy s...

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09.13.14
The Game Archaeologist: How Hellgate survived being Flagshipped
09.13.14

The Game Archaeologist: How Hellgate survived being Flagshipped

It seems that it really wasn't too long ago that I was filling in the time between night classes by...

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07.17.14
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick was nearly fired by Vivendi
07.17.14

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick was nearly fired by Vivendi

Anyone who's paid attention to the roller-coaster that is Activision's relationship with its former...

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07.16.14
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick was nearly fired in 2013
07.16.14

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick was nearly fired in 2013

Vivendi, Activision's controlling shareholder in 2013, wanted to fire CEO Bobby Kotick, as revealed...

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05.22.14
Vivendi to sell $850 million in Activision Blizzard stock
05.22.14

Vivendi to sell $850 million in Activision Blizzard stock

French multimedia company Vivendi has been steadily distancing itself from Activision Blizzard for...

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10.14.13
Activision Blizzard now free from Vivendi
10.14.13

Activision Blizzard now free from Vivendi

Back in July, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick led a charge to buy the company back from parent...

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10.13.13
Activision Blizzard completes buyback from Vivendi Universal in multi-billion dollar deal
10.13.13

Activision Blizzard completes buyback from Vivendi Universal in multi-billion dollar deal

Activision Blizzard recently bought back a controlling stake in itself from Vivendi Universal. The...

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10.11.13
Activision completes purchase of itself from Vivendi
10.11.13

Activision completes purchase of itself from Vivendi

Activision's buyback of $8.2 billion of its own shares from Vivendi has been completed, the publish...

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10.11.13
Activision Vivendi injunction lifted by Delaware Supreme Court
10.11.13

Activision Vivendi injunction lifted by Delaware Supreme Court

A few weeks ago we reported on the holdup of the Activision-Blizzard buyback from Vivendi, due to c...

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