Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. and Zynga Inc., two leaders in interactive entertainment, announced that the stockholders of each organization have approved all proposals related to Take-Two’s combination with Zynga at each company’s respective Special Meeting of Stockholders.
“We are extremely pleased with the results from our Special Meeting earlier today and I’d like to thank our stockholders for their support as we embark on this exciting new chapter for our business. We believe that our combination with Zynga will be transformative for our company as we create a powerful and diverse portfolio of industry-leading titles, while also becoming a leader in mobile games. As we deliver on our vision and unlock cost synergies and revenue opportunities together, we believe that we can achieve significant growth and create long-term stockholder value,” Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two, said.
“I thank our stockholders for their support of this transaction, which will create an unparalleled portfolio that reaches massive audiences across key platforms, genres, and territories. We are excited to be one step closer to combining Zynga’s free-to-play expertise and next-generation mobile platform with Take-Two’s best-in-class capabilities and renowned intellectual properties. We look forward to what our team can accomplish with Take-Two,” Frank Gibeau, CEO of Zynga, said.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, upon the closing of the transaction, Zynga will be combined with Take-Two on the terms set forth in the merger agreement and Zynga stockholders will be entitled to receive $3.50 in cash and 0.0406 shares of Take-Two common stock per share of Zynga common stock.