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Microsoft to Buy Activision Blizzard for $69 Billion: Impact on NCsoft, Krafton, & Netmarble

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • On 18 January, Microsoft Corp (MSFT US) announced that it will acquire Activision Blizzard (ATVI US) for $68.7 billion all-cash deal.
  • The acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft is likely to have a positive impact on the entire global game sector including in Korea. 
  • This major acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft could rejuvenate the entire global game sector as it could signal greater M&A interest in high-quality game companies.
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Douglas Kim
Korea/Asia, New Economy, IPOs, Events
South KoreaEquity Bottom-UpEquity Capital Markets

Nearly 25 years of experience in analyzing hundreds of companies, especially in Asia. Deep expertise in the following se... 

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