Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick led a charge to buy the company back from parent company Vivendi. After a few bumps in the road, the share buyback is complete and Activision Blizzard is now (mostly) free of Vivendi.
$5.83 billion of stock is owned by Activision Blizzard, while Kotick and his partners hold on to $2.34 billion. Vivendi's not completely out of the loop yet, but its shares have been cut down to 12%.
After five years under Vivendi's wing, Kotick says he is excited to "get back to focusing on making great games," according to a recent interview with Bloomberg.