Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Motion Relating to Activision's Proposed Combination with Vivendi Games
Stockholders' Meeting Scheduled for July 8, 2008
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jul 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that the Delaware Court of Chancery has denied the Wayne County Employees' Retirement System's request for a preliminary injunction relating to Activision's proposed combination with Vivendi Games, Inc., the interactive entertainment business of Vivendi S.A.
A special meeting of stockholders of Activision, Inc. will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, to consider and vote on proposals to approve the transaction and related matters. If Activision's stockholders approve the transaction and the other matters to be considered at the special meeting, Activision anticipates closing the business combination on or about July 9, 2008.
The meeting will be at 11:00 a.m., local time, at The Peninsula Hotel located at 9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $2.9 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
SOURCE: Activision, Inc.
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