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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O)

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Activision Blizzard prices $1.2 bln of senior unsecured notes
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 05:51pm EDT 

May 23 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc :Activision blizzard prices $1.2 billion of senior unsecured notes.Activision blizzard inc - pricing of public underwritten offering, consisting of $400 million of 2.600% senior notes due 2022.Activision blizzard - pricing of public underwritten offering, also consisting $400 million of 3.400% senior notes due 2027, $400 million of 4.500% senior notes due 2047.  Full Article

Paulson & Co Inc dissolves share stake in Activision Blizzard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Monday, 15 May 2017 05:41pm EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Paulson & Co Inc::Paulson & Co Inc dissolves share stake in Activision Blizzard Inc - sec filing.Paulson & Co Inc dissolves share stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.Paulson & Co Inc cuts share stake in Ebay Inc by 24.3 percent to 471,200 shares.Paulson & Co Inc cuts share stake in Mylan NV by 16.2 percent to 17.3 million shares.Paulson & Co Inc - change in holdings are as of March 31, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of Dec 31, 2016.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard names Spencer Neumann as CFO
Thursday, 11 May 2017 04:49pm EDT 

May 11 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::Activision Blizzard - on May 9, board appointed Collister Johnson as its president and chief operating officer, effective June 26, 2017 - SEC filing.Activision Blizzard Inc - Johnson will assume title and duties of Thomas Tippl, company's current chief operating officer.Activision Blizzard Inc - Thomas Tippl entered into an employment agreement with company to serve as a vice chairman of company.Activision Blizzard Inc - on May 9, 2017, company's board of directors appointed Spencer Neumann as its chief financial officer, effective May 30, 2017.Activision Blizzard Inc - Neumann will assume title and duties of Dennis Durkin, company's current chief financial officer.Activision Blizzard Inc - Dennis Durkin entered into an employment agreement with company to serve as chief corporate officer of company.Activision Blizzard Inc - Neumann will initially be granted equity awards having a target value at grant of $14 million.Activision Blizzard Inc - Johnson will initially be granted equity awards having a target value at grant of $15 million.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard reports Q1 GAAP earnings per share $0.56
Thursday, 4 May 2017 04:03pm EDT 

May 4 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc :Activision blizzard inc - Q1 NON-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.72; Q1 GAAP earnings per share $0.56 ; Q1 GAAP net revenue $1.73 billion versus $1.46 billion.Activision blizzard inc - company increases CY 2017 revenues and EPS outlook.Activision blizzard inc - had 48 million monthly active users in Q1, down primarily due to expected softness from last year’s infinite warfare release.Activision blizzard inc - sees CY 2017 GAAP earnings per share $0.88; sees CY 2017 NON-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $1.80; sees CY 2017 GAAP net revenue $6.1 billion.Activision blizzard inc - sees Q2 2017 GAAP earnings per share $0.15; sees Q2 2017 NON-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.38; sees Q2 2017 gaap net revenue $1.43 billion.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard posts Q4 adj profit $0.65 per share
Thursday, 9 Feb 2017 04:10pm EST 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Announces 2-year stock repurchase plan of $1 billion . Q4 earnings per share $0.33; Q4 non-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.65; Q4 net revenue $2.01 billion versus $1.35 billion . Board approved repayment of up to $500 million of co’s outstanding debt during 2017 . Sees CY 2017 GAAP earnings per share $0.72; sees CY 2017 non-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $1.70; sees CY 2017 GAAP net revenue $6 billion . Sees Q1 2017 GAAP earnings per share $0.25; sees Q1 2017 non-GAAP (redefined) earnings per share $0.51; sees Q1 2017 GAAP net revenue $1.55 billion . Had 447 million monthly active users in the quarter .2017 cash dividend increased by 15% to $0.30 per common share.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard says on Feb 3 entered into sixth amendment to credit agreement- SEC filing
Monday, 6 Feb 2017 11:11am EST 

Activision Blizzard Inc: On Feb 3 entered into sixth 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 $2.6 billion .Proceeds of tranche a term loans used to prepay term loans outstanding under credit deal prior to effectiveness of sixth amendment.  Full Article

Blizzard Entertainment creates Blizzard Publishing, a book-publishing label
Thursday, 8 Dec 2016 10:00am EST 

Blizzard Entertainment:Announced creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard says new King Digital game slated for Q1 release
Thursday, 3 Nov 2016 04:05pm EDT 

Activision Blizzard Inc : Activision Blizzard says making good progress in advertising business with King Digital - conf call . Activision Blizzard says new King Digital game slated for Q1 release - conf call . Activision Blizzard says advertising on King games will begin to contribute to earnings in 2017; will be able to scale it in 2018 Further company coverage: [ATVI.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  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

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