Court Won't Block Merger Of Activision And Vivendi

Law360, New York (July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Michigan pension fund's request for a preliminary injunction against Activision's proposed merger with Vivendi Games Inc. has been denied by a Delaware court, Activision said Wednesday.

In the wake of the Delaware Chancery Court's decision not to block the merger, Activision said a stockholder vote will be held July 8 on the proposal to combine video game makers Activision and Vivendi Games, Inc., the interactive entertainment business of Vivendi SA. If stockholders approve the transaction, the company said, it expects to close the deal on...
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