Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 11/12/2009 06:06:45)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

KOTICK ROBERT A
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Activision Blizzard, Inc. [ ATVI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
President & CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC., 3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

11/9/2009
(Street)

SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/9/2009     M    500000   A $1.0315   3609729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/9/2009     S    500000   D $11.5107   (1) 3109729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/9/2009     M    500000   A $1.0315   3609729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/9/2009     S    500000   D $11.5096   (2) 3109729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/10/2009     M    424702   A $1.0315   3534431   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/10/2009     S    424702   D $11.4547   (3) 3109729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/11/2009     M    6400   A $1.0315   3116129   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/11/2009     S    6400   D $11.4304   (4) 3109729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/11/2009     M    500000   A $1.0315   3609729   D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share   11/11/2009     S    500000   D $11.4712   (5) 3109729   (6) D  
 
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share                  3596   I   By 10122N Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.0000001 per share                  160610   I   By 10122CP Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share                  100002   I   By Delmonte Investments, LLC  
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share                  9600   I   By UTMAs for benefit of minor children  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Options   $1.0315   11/9/2009     M         500000      (7) 4/18/2010   Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   500000   $0   3118384   D   (8)
 
Employee Stock Options   $1.0315   11/9/2009     M         500000      (7) 4/18/2010   Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   500000   $0   2618384   D   (8)
 
Employee Stock Options   $1.0315   11/10/2009     M         424702      (7) 4/18/2010   Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   424702   $0   2193682   D   (8)
 
Employee Stock Options   $1.0315   11/11/2009     M         6400      (7) 4/18/2010   Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   6400   $0   2187282   D   (8)
 
Employee Stock Options   $1.0315   11/11/2009     M         500000      (7) 4/18/2010   Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share   500000   $0   1687282   D   (8)
 

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $11.50 to $11.54 per share. Mr. Kotick has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
( 2)  The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $11.50 to $11.53 per share. Mr. Kotick has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
( 3)  The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $11.45 to $11.50 per share. Mr. Kotick has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
( 4)  The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $11.43 to $11.435 per share. Mr. Kotick has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
( 5)  The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $11.43 to $11.5025 per share. Mr. Kotick has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
( 6)  Following the transactions reported on this Form 4, Mr. Kotick directly held 3,109,729 shares of the Company's common stock, consisting of (a) 2,500,000 performance shares of the Company's common stock, (b) 484,849 restricted stock units and (c) 124,880 shares of the Company's common stock.
( 7)  These options to purchase shares of the Company's common stock were exercisable in full as of April 18, 2000.
( 8)  Represents options held by the 10122B Trust.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KOTICK ROBERT A
C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.
3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
X
President & CEO

Signatures
/s/ Robert A. Kotick 11/11/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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