Guillemots Boost Ubisoft Stake to Counter Vivendi’s Advance

  • Founding family trying to keep video-game maker independent
  • Media conglomerate Vivendi has lifted Ubisoft stake above 20%

France’s Guillemot family, trying to keep control of Ubisoft Entertainment SA amid Vivendi SA’s encroachment, is boosting its stake in the video-game company with financing from an unidentified bank.

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