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Eidos shares jump with news of Square Enix bid

Thursday, 12th February 2009 17:40 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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News of a Square Enix bid for Eidos has resulted in a major share boost for the Hitman-maker.

Eidos’s stock leapt over 117 percent today, with over 5 million shares being traded in the UK market’s first hour alone.

The price is currently at 30.5 pence ($.42).

Square Enix is expected to reveal more details about its deal with Eidos in March.

More over on GI.biz.

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  1. Hunam

    SELL SELL SELL SELL

    #1 5 years ago
  2. ecu

    So what would this mean for the Tomb Raider series? Square-Enidos would have the license, and Crystal Dynamics is all part of the package, so to speak. Right?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    Isn’t Crystal Dynamics a 2nd party?

    Someone correct me if I am wrong which I probably am.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. SticKboy

    MOAR SOUL REAVER PLAEZ

    (hopefully somebody from Eidos is reading these posts)

    #4 5 years ago
  5. ecu

    This takeover has been confirmed now, has it not?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Blerk

    Eidos are recommending it to their shareholders. The shareholders still ultimately have the last say, we’ll find out next month.

    #6 5 years ago