Vivendi has increased its stake in Ubisoft to 24% of its shares.
Vivendi now owns 24.059% of Ubisoft's share capital. It also now has 21.296% of the voting rights of Ubisoft.
Vivendi already owned 20% of Ubisoft shares as of September 2016. Ubisoft has been shoring up its defences in case of a Vivendi takeover, having most recently bought back 3.2% of its shares.
Fighting the good fight
The Guillemot family itself currently owns 12.5% of shares in Ubisoft after it bought an extra 3.5% in September 2016.
Ubisoft has been preparing for a hostile takeover situation since Vivendi completed its takeover of developer Gameloft.