SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hodous Brian

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC.
3100 OCEAN PARK BOULEVARD

(Street)
SANTA MONICA CA 90405

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Activision Blizzard, Inc. [ ATVI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Customer Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/14/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 02/14/2012 M 240,000 A $7.925 444,720 D
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 02/14/2012 S 240,000 D $12.3514 (2) 204,720 (1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Options $7.925 02/14/2012 M 240,000 (3) 11/03/2016 Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per share 240,000 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Following the transactions reported on this Form 4, Mr. Hodous held (a) 79,720 shares of the Company's common stock, (b) 85,000 restricted stock units and (c) 40,000 restricted stock units with vesting criteria tied to performance.
2. The price in Column 4 is a weighted average price. The prices actually received for the stock ranged from $12.35 to $12.3599 per share. Mr. Hodous has provided to the Company and, upon request, will provide any security holder of the Company or the SEC staff information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within that range.
3. These options to purchase shares of the Company's common stock were exercisable in full as of October 1, 2009.
Remarks:
/s/ Brian Hodous 02/16/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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