Combination Brings Activisions Best-Selling Video Games, Including Guitar Hero®, Call of Duty®, and Tony Hawk, Together With Vivendi Games Portfolio of Leading Franchises, Including Crash BandicootTM and SpyroTM, and Blizzard Entertainments® StarCraft®, Diablo® and Global #1 Subscription-Based World Of Warcraft®
Vivendi to Contribute Vivendi Games Valued at $8.1 Billion, Plus $1.7 Billion in Cash in Exchange for Approximately 52% Stake in Activision Blizzard at Closing; Total Transaction Valued at $18.9 Billion
Activision Blizzard Will Commence Post-Closing Cash Tender Offer for Up to 146.5 Million of its Shares at $27.50 per Share, Representing 31% Premium for Activision Stockholders Based on 20-Trading Day Average
Transaction Will Unlock Value of Blizzard Entertainments Massively Multiplayer Online Games Business and Will Be Accretive to Stockholders of Activision and Vivendi.
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