Microsoft Please Stop EA From Buying Ubisoft

Noted Wedbush Morgan industry analyst Michael Pachter has announced to investors that Wedbush Morgan has begun in-depth coverage of Ubisoft, along with its continuing coverage of other major game publishers such as Electronic Arts, Activision, and THQ. Based on Ubisoft\'s heavy early investment in development for the new current-gen platforms and strong brands, Pachter puts Ubisoft stock at \"buy\" status, despite the company\'s recent losses. One particularly interesting aspect of the investor note comes when Pachter addresses EA\'s 2004 purchase of a 20% stake in Ubisoft. Seeing little point in EA keeping its minority shareholder position without taking further action, Pachter recommends EA either complete the acquisition of the company, or sell off its stock. \"In our view, EA shareholders can decide individually whether an investment in Ubisoft is prudent (and of course, we think it is),\" he wrote. \"We therefore believe that EA should either complete its acquisition of Ubisoft or divest of its minority interest. With approximately $2.4 billion in cash, EA could complete its acquisition of Ubisoft at any time.\"

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    James, United Kingdom

    6 years ago Comments: EA are an infection, a cancer to the gaming industry. They have been the cause for many great game developers and game titles to end. EA are such a shit video game corporation that Microsoft should buy them just to end them. Microsoft and Ubisoft can then hold hands and prance through lush fields of happy consumers while the well earned cash rains down upon them.
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    dust6in, Canada

    7 years ago Comments: ubisoft is awesome why would you sell it!!!!!!!!!!
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    Kovale, Australia

    7 years ago Comments: Screw EA. Their reign of terror must be stopped.
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