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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O)

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Activision Blizzard extends exchange offer with respect to certain of its senior notes
Thursday, 1 Jun 2017 10:53pm EDT 

June 1 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc :Activision Blizzard extends exchange offer with respect to certain of its senior notes.Has extended until June 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time expiration date of its exchange offer.Has extended until June 5 expiration date of exchange offer for aggregate principal amount of up to $650 million of 2.3% senior notes due 2021.Has extended until June 5 expiration date of exchange offer for aggregate principal amount of up to $850 million of 3.4% senior notes due 2026.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard extends exchange offer with respect to certain of its senior notes
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 10:19pm EDT 

May 30 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc :Activision Blizzard extends exchange offer with respect to certain of its senior notes.Extended until June 1, 2017, aggregate principal amount of up to $650,000,000 of its 2.300% senior notes due 2021.Extended until June 1, 2017, aggregate principal amount of up to $850,000,000 of its 3.400% senior notes due 2026.  Full Article

Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase renew operation agreement in China
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 01:29am EDT 

NetEase, Inc: Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase renew operation agreement in china . Agreement includes Blizzard's world of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of Storm, Overwatch, new content for these games .Blizzard entertainment, inc. And co jointly announced extension of their collaboration in mainland china to january 2020.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard enters 5th amendment to credit agreement
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 06:22am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Says entered into fifth amendment to credit agreement, dated as of october 11, 2013 - SEC filing . Amendment provides for a new tranche of term loans 'A' in an aggregate principal amount of $2.88 billion . Activision Blizzard Inc says amendment also provides for new tranche of revolving credit commitments in an aggregate principal amount of $250 million . Both revolving credit facility and term loan are scheduled to mature on August 23, 2021 . Revolving credit facility replaced company's revolving credit facility under existing credit agreement Source: (http://bit.ly/2bmsL5w) Further company coverage: [ATVI.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17
Thursday, 4 Aug 2016 04:05pm EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.17; Q2 non-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.45 . Q2 GAAP net revenue $1,570 million versus $1,044 million; Q2 non-GAAP (as previously defined) revenue $1,609 million versus $759 million . Had 491 million monthly active users in the quarter . Company increases CY 2016 revenues and EPS outlook; sees CY 2016 GAAP EPS $0.87; sees CY 2016 non-GAAP EPS (redefined) $1.83 . Sees CY 2016 GAAP net revenue $ 6,400 million; sees CY 2016 non-GAAP net revenue (redefined) $ 6,400 million . Sees Q3 GAAP net revenue $1,490 million; sees Q3 non-GAAP net revenue (redefined) $1,490 million . Sees Q3 GAAP EPS $0.06; sees Q3 non-GAAP EPS (redefined) $0.39 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.42, revenue view $1.46 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q3 earnings per share view $0.36, revenue view $1.51 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S .FY2016 earnings per share view $1.88, revenue view $6.38 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Tencent Holdings reports 5.023 pct passive stake in Activision Blizzard
Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 06:23am EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc :Tencent Holdings Limited reports 5.023 pct passive stake in Activision Blizzard Inc as of June 13, 2016 - sec filing.  Full Article

Vivendi unwounds hedge on remaining stake in Activision Blizzard
Friday, 15 Jan 2016 02:21am EST 

Vivendi SA:Announced that it unwound the hedge on its remaining 41.5 million Activision Blizzard Inc shares‍​.Sold its entire position to financial institution for net proceeds of $1.1 billion‍​.Unwinding of this hedge allows Vivendi to recover cash deposit of $0.4 billion.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Acquires the Business of Major League Gaming
Monday, 4 Jan 2016 05:00pm EST 

Activision Blizzard, Inc:Says acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming (MLG).MLG will continue to operate MLG.tv, MLG Pro Circuit and GameBattles platforms, and will continue to work with its partners and other publishers across the industry.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 bln
Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 02:00am EST 

Activision Blizzard:Says to acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 bln.Says King will continue to be led as an independent operating unit by chief executive officer Riccardo Zacconi, chief creative officer Sebastian Knutsson, and chief operating officer Stephane Kurgan.Says King shareholders to receive $18 per share.  Full Article

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Activision Blizzard's FY forecasts get a lift from 'Overwatch'

Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year adjusted revenue and profit forecasts for the second time on Thursday, as the videogame publisher benefits from higher digital sales and the popularity of its multi-player futuristic game "Overwatch".