PARIS, February 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Gameloft's management has learnt through the suspension of trading of its shares that Vivendi has filed today a hostile takeover bid on 100% of the company's share capital.
A meeting of the Board of Directors has been convened for next week.
The company will publish a statement after the meeting of the Board. Until then no further comments will be made regarding this unsolicited bid.
A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 147 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide.
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