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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Immortals Gaming Club Acquires Infinite Esports & Entertainment, Parent Of Optic Gaming
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 

June 12 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB ACQUIRES INFINITE ESPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT, PARENT OF OPTIC GAMING.IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB - TRANSACTION VALUES INFINITE AT MORE THAN $100 MILLION IN ENTERPRISE VALUE.IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB - INFINITE'S INVESTOR NEIL LEIBMAN WILL JOIN IGC'S BOARD.IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB - LCS FRANCHISE WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE UNDER OPTIC NAME UNTIL REBRANDING TO IMMORTALS IN 2020.IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB - WILL DIVEST OPTIC'S CS:GO TEAM..IMMORTALS GAMING CLUB - INFINITE ESPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TRANSACTION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY RIOT GAMES AND ACTIVISION BLIZZARD.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Says On July 1 Riccardo Zacconi, CEO Of King Digital Limited Will Transition To King's Chairman
Friday, 24 May 2019 

May 24 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - ON JULY 1 RICCARDO ZACCONI, CEO OF KING DIGITAL LIMITED WILL TRANSITION TO KING'S CHAIRMAN - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Inc Says CEO Robert Kotick's FY 2018 Total Compensation Was $30.8 Mln Vs $28.7 Mln In FY 2017
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 

April 23 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC SAYS CEO ROBERT KOTICK'S FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $30.8 MILLION VERSUS $28.7 MILLION IN FY 2017 - SEC FILING.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC SAYS ESTIMATE OF CEO-TO-MEDIAN EMPLOYEE 2018 PAY RATIO IS 319:1.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC SAYS FORMER CFO SPENCER NEUMANN'S FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $6.7 MILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS CEO OF KING, RICCARDO ZACCONI'S FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $19.8 MILLION VERSUS $14.8 MILLION IN FY 2017 - SEC FILING.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS PRESIDENT COLLISTER JOHNSON'S FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $8.2 MILLION.  Full Article

Activision Publishing & Bungie Announced Plans For Bungie To Assume Full Publishing Rights & Responsibilities For Destiny Franchise
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - ACTIVISION PUBLISHING & BUNGIE ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR BUNGIE TO ASSUME FULL PUBLISHING RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DESTINY FRANCHISE.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DOES NOT EXPECT TO RECOGNIZE MATERIAL REVENUE, OPERATING INCOME OR OPERATING LOSS FROM THE DESTINY FRANCHISE IN 2019.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - GOING FORWARD, BUNGIE WILL OWN AND DEVELOP THE FRANCHISE..  Full Article

Blizzard Entertainment And Netease Extend Publishing Partnership In China
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Netease Inc ::BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT AND NETEASE EXTEND PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP IN CHINA.: PUBLISHING AGREEMENT WILL EXTEND UNTIL JANUARY 2023.CO, BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCED AN EXTENSION TO THEIR 11-YEAR PARTNERSHIP IN MAINLAND CHINA.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Appoints Three Long-Time Company Veterans To Lead Operating Units
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD APPOINTS THREE LONG-TIME COMPANY VETERANS TO LEAD OPERATING UNITS.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - CALL OF DUTY EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER ROB KOSTICH HAS BEEN NAMED PRESIDENT OF ACTIVISION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - KING CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER HUMAM SAKHNINI NAMED PRESIDENT OF KING DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD - NAMED DENNIS DURKIN PRESIDENT OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD'S EMERGING BUSINESSES, IN ADDITION TO HIS ROLE AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

Spencer Neumann Named Netflix Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc ::SPENCER NEUMANN NAMED NETFLIX CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.NEUMANN SUCCEEDS DAVID WELLS WHO SERVED AS CFO SINCE 2010..NEUMANN WAS MOST RECENTLY CFO OF ACTIVISION BLIZZARD AND PREVIOUSLY HELD SEVERAL SENIOR POSITIONS AT WALT DISNEY COMPANY.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Re-Appoints Dennis Durkin Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 

Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RE-APPOINTS DENNIS DURKIN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - MOST RECENTLY, DURKIN HAD BEEN SERVING AS CHIEF CORPORATE OFFICER FOR COMPANY.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DENNIS DURKIN HAS BEEN NAMED CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC - DURKIN REPLACES SPENCER NEUMANN WHO WAS TERMINATED FOR CAUSE FOR VIOLATING HIS LEGAL OBLIGATIONS TO COMPANY..ACTIVISION BLIZZARD RE-APPOINTS DENNIS DURKIN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

The Overwatch League Announces Multi-Year Deal With Fanatics
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE - ANNOUNCED MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH FANATICS, WHICH WILL PROVIDE OVERWATCH LEAGUE FANBASE WITH OMNICHANNEL RETAIL EXPERIENCE.THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE - AGREEMENT WILL BE IMPLEMENTED BEFORE START OF 2019 OVERWATCH LEAGUE SEASON, WHICH KICKS OFF ON FEB 14.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Reports Qtrly Earnings Per Share $0.34
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.34; QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.42.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET REVENUES $1,512 MILLION VERSUS $1,618 MILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD QTRLY NET BOOKINGS $1.66 BILLION VERSUS $1.90 BILLION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS HAD 345 MILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS IN QUARTER.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET REVENUES $2,236 MILLION; SEES Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.43; SEES Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.64.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SEES Q4 NET BOOKINGS $3.05 BILLION.  Full Article

UPDATE 4-Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Aug 9 Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms.