Ubisoft founders considering partnering with private equity firm to acquire the company

The Guillemot family, founders of Ubisoft, are considering working with a private equity firm to acquire the company and keep potential buyers at bay.

This is according to a Dealreporter report (thanks, SeekingAlpha) which states the deal would allow the Guillemot family to maintain control of Ubisoft.

At present, the Guillemot family owns 15.9% of the company’s shares and 22.3% of the net voting shares. When today’s report broke, shares in the company rose by 10%.

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