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Vivendi increases Gameloft stake to 15.53 percent

Friday 13 November 2015 | 09:18 CET | News
Vivendi has increased its stake in Gameloft to 15.53 percent of capital and 13.73 percent of voting rights, according to a filing with securities regulator AMF, writes AFP. The shares were bought on the market. Vivendi started buying shares in Gameloft and its competitor Ubisoft in the middle of October. Although the media group sold its telecom and video game assets to focus on music and TV, it has returned to the game market under the stewardship of Vincent Bollore. It has also returned to telecom buy buying a 20 percent stake in Telecom Italia.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Gameloft / Ubisoft / Vivendi
Countries: France / World
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