Vivendi to finalise Activision sale around Oct. 15

Reuters

PARIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Vivendi said it expectedto finalise the disposal of most of its stake in video gamesgroup Activision Blizzard Inc in the coming days afterthe Delaware Supreme Court swept aside a lower court orderblocking the $8.2 billion deal.

"Vivendi announced today that it expects to complete thesale of the majority of its interest in Activision Blizzard onor about Oct. 15," Vivendi said in a statement on Thursday.

"This announcement was made after the Delaware Supreme Courtlifted a preliminary injunction previously imposed on thistransaction."

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