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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Activision Blizzard Expands Size Of Board To Ten Members​
Friday, 19 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS ON JAN 12 BOARD ELECTED A NEW MEMBER, EXPANDING SIZE OF BOARD TO TEN MEMBERS​ - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Recommends Shareholders Reject Mini-Tender Offer By TRC Capital Corp
Friday, 19 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RECOMMENDS SHAREHOLDERS REJECT MINI-TENDER OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL CORPORATION.‍ANNOUNCED IT HAS RECEIVED NOTICE OF AN UNSOLICITED MINI-TENDER OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL CORPORATION​.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ‍RECEIVED NOTICE OF OFFER BY TRC CAPITAL TO PURCHASE UP TO 2 MILLION SHARES OF AT A PRICE OF $63.25 PER SHARE IN CASH​.- ‍DOES NOT ENDORSE TRC CAPITAL'S OFFER AND RECOMMENDS STOCKHOLDERS NOT TENDER THEIR SHARES IN RESPONSE TO OFFER​.  Full Article

Twitch And Overwatch League Sign Two-Year Media Rights Deal
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Twitch::TWITCH SAYS OVERWATCH LEAGUE AND CO SIGN TWO-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS DEAL.TWITCH SAYS EVERY MATCH FROM SEASON ONE AND TWO OF OVERWATCH LEAGUE WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON TWITCH.TWITCH SAYS EXCEPT CHINA, CO TO BE EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DIGITAL PROVIDER FOR OVERWATCH LEAGUE REGULAR-SEASON, PLAYOFFS, CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard reports Q3 earnings per share $0.25
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected third-quarter 2017 financial results.Q3 earnings per share $0.25; q3 non-gaap earnings per share $0.47; q3 gaap net revenues $1.62 billion versus $1.57 billion.Had 384 million monthly active users (maus) in the quarter.Sees cy 2017 gaap earnings per share $1.22; sees cy 2017 non-gaap earnings per share $2.08; sees cy 2017 gaap net revenues $6.68 billion.Sees q4 gaap earnings per share $0.10; sees q4 non-gaap earnings per share $0.36; sees q4 gaap net revenues $1.70 billion.Q3 revenue $1.62 bln vs I/B/E/S view $1.74 bln.Q3 shr view $0.49 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2017 shr view $2.13, rev view $6.79 bln -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 shr view $0.89, rev view $2.43 bln -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard extends exchange offer with respect to certain of its senior notes
Friday, 2 Jun 2017 

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
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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

UPDATE 1-China's Tencent to invest $474 mln in Shanda Games

* Gaming driving Tencent recent share price gains (Adds Tencent statement)