Ubisoft, EA, Infogrames, Vivendi and the French Gov't
Wednesday - January 05, 2005
No, this isn't the name of a fairy tale, this is the current craziness that is occuring ever since EA annouced it would buy a 20% stake in French publisher, Ubisoft
. The big news after that announcement was that the French Government
might help Ubi defend itself against a hostile takeover by EA. Now, we're hearing rumors that both Infogrames
are in talks with Ubisoft regarding a possible 'white knight' purchase. Both Infogrames and Vivendi are French companies and neither want to see Ubisoft become an American company. We'll keep you up-to-date with any further developments.
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