Gameloft Shares Surge on Vivendi's Hostile Takeover Offer

  • Offer sets up clash with gamemaker's founding Guillemot family
  • Stock trading above bid suggests Vivendi may have to pay more

Gameloft SE jumped in Paris trading after media conglomerate Vivendi SA said it planned to make a hostile takeover offer that values the mobile-game maker at 513 million euros ($570.4 million), setting up a clash with the company’s founders.

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