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closed 6/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Ryzing LLC

synopsis: Social games company RockYou announced that it has acquired developer Ryzing. A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou® is committed to defining the future of social gaming, creating products intended to serve players, advertisers, and developers alike. The company has dedicated itself to the development of high-quality games and the celebrated Zoo World™ franchise. "
target: Ryzing LLC
A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
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closed 7/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Peak Games

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, has acquired Peak, one of the most globally successful mobile gaming companies. Peak currently has two top charting mobile franchises -- Toon Blast and Toy Blast.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,605.21)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites. "
target: Peak Games
Peak is a leading mobile gaming company powered by a team that values relentless progress. Peak currently has two top charting mobile franchises -- Toon Blast and Toy Blast -- that have consistently ranked within the top 10 and top 20 U.S. Peak, founded in 2010, is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
price ($mm)
$1,800
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wookey Project Corp., acquired Sansar

synopsis: Wookey Project Corp., a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences, has acquired Sansar, a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
buyer: Wookey Project Corp.
Wookey Project Corp. is a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences that allow users the power of collaborative interaction through knowledge immersion. "
target parent: Linden Lab
target: Sansar
Sansar is a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
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announced 8/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, will acquire Plarium

synopsis: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, a premium supplier of ground-breaking technologies and services to the international gaming industry, will acquire Plarium Global Ltd., a game studio dedicated to creating outstanding mobile and social experiences for hardcore gamers. Plarium's games are available on all major social networks, web browsers, iOS and Android.
buyer: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX:ALL:$1,867.57)
With over 60 years’ experience and over 3000 staff globally, Aristocrat has built a reputation as a premium supplier of ground-breaking technologies and services to the international gaming industry. They are known for outstanding product performance in more than 240 jurisdictions around the world. "
target: Plarium
Plarium is dedicated to creating outstanding mobile and social experiences for hardcore gamers. With over 250 million registered users, they are one of the world’s fastest growing developers of social games. Their games are available on all major social networks, web browsers, iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
$500
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announced 7/19/2017 via Reuters

Aeria Inc., will acquire Sakuragate Inc.

synopsis: Aeria Inc. announced that it will acquire Japanese game developer Sakuragate. Sakuragate develops social game applications as well as slot games for both online and land casinos.
buyer: Aeria Inc. (JASDAQ:3758:$186.90)
Aeria, Inc. engages in the business of online gaming services. It operates through the following segments: Online Content and Information Technology (IT) Services. The Online Content segment handles the development, distribution and operation of online games for smart phone and tablets. "
target parent: ICP, Inc.
target: Sakuragate Inc.
Sakuragate is a Japanese game developer that creates social game applications as well as slot games for both online and land casinos.
price ($mm)
$0.62
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
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closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Riot Games, Inc., acquired Radiant Entertainment

synopsis: Radiant Entertainment announced that it has been acquired by League of Legends studio Riot Games. Radiant Entertainment is a games start-up founded in 2013 and based in Los Altos, CA. Radiant Entertainment's video games emphasize the creation of strong player communities. They believe that games are at their best when they're shared with friends.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Riot Games, Inc.
Riot was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in awesome games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. "
target: Radiant Entertainment
Radiant Entertainment is a games start-up founded in 2013 and based in Los Altos, CA. Radiant Entertainment's video games emphasize the creation of strong player communities. They believe that games are at their best when they're shared with friends.
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closed 11/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Imperus Technologies Corporation, acquired Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L

synopsis: Imperus Technologies Corp., a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the social gaming company Akamon Entertainment Millennium, S.L., the leading developer and operator of social casino games in the Spanish and Latin American markets.
buyer: Imperus Technologies Corporation (TSXV:LAB:$11.56)
Imperus Technologies Corp., the parent company of Diwip, is a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. Diwip designs, develops and distributes its top ranked social casino-themed games within online social networks and mobile platforms. "
target: Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L
Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L. develops and operates online and mobile games. The Company offers casino and traditional multi-platform and synchronous social games. Akamon Entertainment Millenium serves customers in Latin America and Europe.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 7/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bossa Studios Limited, acquired Bossa Studios Limited

synopsis: Bossa Studios, a company that creates social network games, has completed a management buyout from Endemol Shine. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, Bossa strives to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market.
buyer: Bossa Studios Limited
Based in London, United Kingdom, Bossa Studios Limited creates social network games. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, they strive to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market. "
target parent: Endemol B.V.
target: Bossa Studios Limited
Based in London, United Kingdom, Bossa Studios Limited creates social network games. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, they strive to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market.
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announced 10/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Ourpalm Co.,Ltd, will acquire Shangyou Information Technology

synopsis: Beijing-based mobile game developer Ourpalm released an official statement announcing that the company plans to purchase a 70% stake in Shanghai-based mobile game developer and operator Shangyou Information Technology. The company develops games and applications for social networks like Facebook. The company is based in China.
buyer: Ourpalm Co.,Ltd (SZSE:30031:$42.29)
Ourpalm Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and operates mobile terminal and Internet games in China. It also offers related peripheral products. The company’s products include phone stand-alone games, mobile network games, smartphone games, and Web games. "
target: Shangyou Information Technology
Shangyou Information Technology develops games and applications for social networks like Facebook. The company is based in China.
price ($mm)
$133*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
168.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Seal Gaming, LLC, acquired Sneaky Games, Inc.

synopsis: Sneaky Games has been sold to a company formed by its CEO, David Godwin and David Jarvie called Seal Gaming, LLC. Sneaky Games' is experienced in developing games on both web, social, and mobile platforms.
buyer: Seal Gaming, LLC
Seal Gaming, LLC is formed by Sneaky Games CEO, David Godwin and David Jarvie. "
target parent: Expedite 5, Inc.
target: Sneaky Games, Inc.
Sneaky Games is a social game studio that specializes in creating and running free to play games. Sneaky Games' is experienced in developing games on both web, social, and mobile platforms. They focus on creating engaging game play experiences backed by high-quality and creative visuals.
price ($mm)
$1.26
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closed 1/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Kabam, Inc., acquired Exploding Barrel Games

synopsis: Kabam, the leader in free-to-play games for core players, announced further international expansion with the acquisition of Exploding Barrel Games. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Exploding Barrel Games is focused on creating console-quality free-to-play experiences for core gamers.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in free to play core gaming. The company’s studios focus on combining the best elements of traditional and social gaming to appeal to a growing audience of gamers looking for highly immersive social games on PC, mobile, and tablet platforms. "
target: Exploding Barrel Games
Exploding Barrel Games makes free-to-play social games. Their mission is to set a new bar by making explosively fun, profitable, AAA, connected experiences that span social networks, tablets, smart phones & PCs.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kabam, Inc., acquired Balanced Worlds

synopsis: Kabam Inc., the leader in free-to-play games for core players, announced the acquisition of Balanced Worlds Studios, a Beijing-based team that specializes in action-oriented 3D social games. Balanced Worlds’ team of 17 will relocate to the Kabam facility in the Central Business District of Beijing.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the free-to-play, hardcore social games arena that is transforming the traditional gaming industry. They design games for the core gamer, combining the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks. "
target: Balanced Worlds
Balanced Worlds Studios is a Beijing-based team that specializes in action-oriented 3D social games. Its games are designed to play well on a wide-range of systems and have mass market appeal.
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announced 9/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., will acquire A Bit Lucky, Inc.

synopsis: Zynga Inc will acquire A Bit Lucky, a digital gaming studio known for Facebook-based titles like "Lucky Train." Zynga said more than 20 A Bit Lucky employees, currently based in San Mateo, California, will join Zynga's San Francisco division.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,605.21)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: A Bit Lucky, Inc.
A Bit Lucky is the new generation of transplatform online social gaming. Their passion is to make great games, played and enjoyed by a lot of people. They are a team of game and Internet industry veterans backed by prestigious investors.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 6/21/2012 via Market Wire

Roadhouse Interactive Ltd., acquired The Embassy Interactive

synopsis: Roadhouse Interactive Ltd., an online and social game developer, announced it has acquired The Embassy Interactive, a Vancouver-based Facebook and iOS game developer. The acquisition will further strengthen Roadhouse's development capabilities and enable the company to quickly expand its roster of projects.
buyer: Roadhouse Interactive Ltd.
Roadhouse Interactive is a Vancouver based end-to-end solution provider for the next generation of browser, social, and mobile games. Roadhouse has a vision that games should be free-to-play, frictionless, and highly engaging. "
target: The Embassy Interactive
The Embassy Interactive was founded in 2008 and has developed several social games including UFC® Undisputed™ Fight Nation for Facebook, and Tangram Puzzle Pro for iPhone, an original IP that reached #2 in US iTunes downloads.
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closed 4/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

KLab Inc., acquired Pikkle

synopsis: Klab Inc announced that it acquired Pikkle Inc., a social application provider.
buyer: KLab Inc. (TSE:3656:$178.95)
KLab Inc. offers research and development services for mobile phones software. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Pikkle
Pikkle is a Tokyo based social game provider, with a deep knowhow in social game design, development and operaons.
price ($mm)
$2.15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
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closed 3/29/2012 via PE Hub

Kabam, Inc., acquired Gravity Bear LLC

synopsis: Kabam™, a leading developer of free-to-play hardcore social games, announced it has acquired 3D social game developer Gravity Bear, creator of the innovative role-playing combat game, Battle Punks™. The acquisition pairs Gravity Bear’s leadership in cutting edge 3D browser game development with Kabam’s expertise in scaling free-to-play games.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the free-to-play, hardcore social games arena that is transforming the traditional gaming industry. They design games for the core gamer, combining the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks. "
target: Gravity Bear LLC
Gravity Bear is a new breed of social games company with the goal of blending the best in online social platforms with the latest in modern game design. It delivers gaming experiences built on a sturdy foundation of creativity, fun and skillet-fresh design supported by cutting-edge technology.
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closed 2/22/2012 via Market Wire

Peak Games, acquired Kammelna Games

synopsis: Peak Games, the fastest‐growing emerging markets games company in the world, has acquired Saudi social games giant Kammelna Games, marking a step forward to further cement the company's leadership in two of the world's largest emerging markets, Turkey and Middle East North Africa (MENA).
buyer: Peak Games
Peak Games is the largest and fastest‐growing gaming company focusing on emerging markets including Turkey and MENA. Peak has more than 20 million active players drawn from one of the world's fastest growing gaming markets. "
target: Kammelna Games
Kammelna Games is a major social games developer in Saudi Arabia.
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closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

BioWare Corp, acquired KlickNation Corporation

synopsis: Electronic Arts Inc., a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, announced the acquisition of KlickNation, a developer of free-to-play social role-playing games for social platforms including Facebook®. KlickNation has become BioWare Sacramento, part of EA’s BioWare™ label.
buyer parent: Electronic Arts Inc.
buyer: BioWare Corp
BioWare crafts high quality, multiplatform role-playing, MMO and strategy games, focused on emotionally engaging, rich stories with unforgettable characters and vast worlds to discover. BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles and franchises. "
target: KlickNation Corporation
KlickNation develops and publishes games for social platforms including Facebook®. Known for combining in-depth storylines with high-quality graphics, KlickNation has consistently delivered repeated breakthroughs in the social RPG genre since the release of its first game in 2009.
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announced 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Lolapps Inc. will be merged with 6waves Inc.,

synopsis: Lolapps, a top five social games company, and 6waves Inc., a leading international publisher of gaming applications, announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement creating one of the largest networks of social gaming applications on the web. The two companies attract more than 35M monthly active users globally.
buyer: 6waves Inc.
6waves, a venture-backed company is the leading international publisher and developer of gaming applications on social network platforms including Facebook and Yabage (Japan). It aims to publish the next generation of social games to cover every genre, language, and platform. "
target: Lolapps Inc.
Founded in 2008, Lolapps is a social games and technology company venture backed by Polaris Venture Partners and Ron Conway. Creator of the hugely successful Ravenwood Fair, Lolapps has over 25 million monthly active users across multiple social networks, including Facebook.
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closed 6/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

eGames, Inc., acquired Heyday Games, Inc.

synopsis: eGames, Inc., a publisher of popular casual games at retail and online for over ten years announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Heyday Games, Inc., a producer of cross-platform social game content, effectively making eGames one of the only publicly-traded social game companies in the market today.
buyer: eGames, Inc. (EGAM:$3.08)
eGames is taking a G-rated approach to PC entertainment. Formerly RomTech, eGames markets ''Family Friendly'' video games that are easy to use and nonviolent. Its titles, like Spooky Castle and Mahjongg Master, typically sell for under $20 and are marketed under brand names including Galaxy of Game "
target: Heyday Games, Inc.
Heyday Games, Inc. is a producer of cross-platform social game content.
price ($mm)
$1.85
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closed 6/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Ryzing LLC

synopsis: Social games company RockYou announced that it has acquired developer Ryzing. A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou® is committed to defining the future of social gaming, creating products intended to serve players, advertisers, and developers alike. The company has dedicated itself to the development of high-quality games and the celebrated Zoo World™ franchise. "
target: Ryzing LLC
A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Newswire

RockYou, acquired Mom.me

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of women and multicultural millennials, announced the acquisition of Mom.me, a modern parenting and lifestyle brand from Whalerock Industries.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is a comScore Top Ten Lifestyle and Entertainment company that authentically amplifies the voices of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands with hyper-engaging content, while connecting advertisers to premium audiences through efficient programmatic and direct channels. "
target parent: Whalerock Industries
target: Mom.me
Mom.me provides its seven million plus audience with a daily mix of parenting news and conversation, lifestyle inspiration, and a stylish mix of short-form viral content, high-production editorial series and branded content.
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closed 6/21/2018 via Company Press Release

RockYou, acquired CafeMom

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, has acquired the editorial brands CafeMom, Revelist, MamásLatinas and BabyNameWizard from CafeMedia. These brands deliver content on parenting and pregnancy, beauty and style, entertainment, relationships, personal stories, and the latest news.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target parent: CafeMedia
target: CafeMom
CafeMom, a platform that connects moms and moms-to-be; Revelist, a mobile media publication that delivers fashion and beauty content to millennials; MamásLatinas, a digital destination for Latinas; and BabyNameWizard, a site to look for baby names, each unite women with content and conversations.
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closed 4/18/2018 via BusinessWire

RockYou, acquired Little Things LLC

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company focused on amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, announced the acquisition and relaunch of LittleThings, a prominent digital lifestyle destination publishing engaging, meaningful content for women across generations.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target: Little Things LLC
Founded in 2014, LittleThings is a prominent digital lifestyle destination publishing engaging, meaningful content for women across generations. LittleThings garners an unparalleled following of loyal fans, reaching an audience of nearly sixty million comScore unique monthly visitors.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BusinessWire

TT Games Group, acquired Playdemic

synopsis: TT Games has acquired the UK-based Playdemic, one of Europe’s highest-regarded mobile games companies. Playdemic will stand alongside TT Games studios, Traveller’s Tales and TT Fusion, creating new LEGO games designed and built for the latest generation of players on mobile. Playdemic focuses on creating innovative, meaningful mobile games.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: TT Games Group
TT Games is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit games LEGO® Star Wars™, LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes and The LEGO® Movie Videogame. TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality. "
target parent: RockYou
target: Playdemic
Founded in 2010, Playdemic is one of Europe's leading mobile games companies. Based just outside Manchester in the UK, they focus on creating innovative, meaningful mobile games that engage and delight players. Their mission is to surprise players with games that exceed their expectations.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Fanbread

synopsis: RockYou has grown into one of the top video ad networks in the world by monetizing mobile and social games with advertisements. It’s now expanding into a new market with the acquisition of Fanbread, which has a platform that automates advertising for influencers.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is an interactive media company that delivers deeply engaging entertainment to 80 million+ consumers on mobile, Facebook, and the web. RockYou's portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key genres and demographics. "
target: Fanbread
FanBread provides technology solutions that enable content creation, distribution and monetization. They utilizes data and predictive analytics to match new media brands to relevant freelance content producers and facilitates the collaboration required to create high-quality original content.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Market Wire

RockYou, acquired PlayHaven

synopsis: RockYou, a leading interactive media company, announced it has acquired PlayHaven, a successful mobile ad network, from parent company Science. With RockYou already ranked in the Top 10 of comScore's Top 100 Video Properties on the web, the acquisition of PlayHaven will turbocharge its ongoing expansion into mobile.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is an interactive media company that delivers deeply engaging entertainment to 80 million+ consumers on mobile, Facebook, and the web. RockYou's portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key genres and demographics. "
target parent: Science Inc.
target: PlayHaven
PlayHaven operates a leading performance-based mobile ad network offering mobile app developers solutions to improve the performance of their user acquisition and monetization campaigns with advertising. PlayHaven consistently delivers quality players from the best games-focused ad network.
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closed 6/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Ryzing LLC

synopsis: Social games company RockYou announced that it has acquired developer Ryzing. A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou® is committed to defining the future of social gaming, creating products intended to serve players, advertisers, and developers alike. The company has dedicated itself to the development of high-quality games and the celebrated Zoo World™ franchise. "
target: Ryzing LLC
A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
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closed 6/1/2011 via BusinessWire

RockYou, acquired 3 Blokes Studios

synopsis: RockYou®, a leading social gaming company, announced the acquisition of social game developer 3 Blokes. Based in Brisbane, Australia, 3 Blokes will operate independently as a RockYou studio and develop strategy and combat-driven Facebook games. RockYou is expanding its studio system to support top independent developers around the world.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is committed to defining the future of social gaming, creating products intended to serve players, advertisers, and developers alike. The company has dedicated itself to the development of high-quality games, including the award-nominated Gourmet Ranch™ and the celebrated Zoo World™. "
target: 3 Blokes Studios
3 Blokes Studios is an independent games developer specializing in fun social games. Founded in 2006, 3 Blokes has developed four social games for the Facebook platform, including Galactic Trader, a space trading and combat game with 200,000 monthly active users.
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closed 1/13/2011 via BusinessWire

RockYou, acquired Playdemic

synopsis: RockYou has announced the acquisition of social game developer Playdemic. Based in Manchester, England, Playdemic will operate independently as Playdemic, a RockYou studio, and develop Facebook games for the mainstream audience.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou is a leading social entertainment company with over 200MM monthly unique visitors and 15BB monthly global impressions. The company developed the social game classic Zoo World and is committed to the development of high quality titles for the social space. "
target: Playdemic
Playdemic is a Social Games company based in Manchester, England. The company is focused upon creating market leading games and brands aimed at mass market audiences and primarily publish its titles on Facebook and MySpace.
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closed 6/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

RockYou, acquired Ryzing LLC

synopsis: Social games company RockYou announced that it has acquired developer Ryzing. A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou® is committed to defining the future of social gaming, creating products intended to serve players, advertisers, and developers alike. The company has dedicated itself to the development of high-quality games and the celebrated Zoo World™ franchise. "
target: Ryzing LLC
A social games developer, Ryzing utilizes a unique sweepstakes model, which allows players to instantly win cash and prizes. Bingo by Ryzing, the flagship game, won the Facebook Bingo game of the Year Award.
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closed 7/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Peak Games

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, has acquired Peak, one of the most globally successful mobile gaming companies. Peak currently has two top charting mobile franchises -- Toon Blast and Toy Blast.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,605.21)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites. "
target: Peak Games
Peak is a leading mobile gaming company powered by a team that values relentless progress. Peak currently has two top charting mobile franchises -- Toon Blast and Toy Blast -- that have consistently ranked within the top 10 and top 20 U.S. Peak, founded in 2010, is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
price ($mm)
$1,800
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wookey Project Corp., acquired Sansar

synopsis: Wookey Project Corp., a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences, has acquired Sansar, a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
buyer: Wookey Project Corp.
Wookey Project Corp. is a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences that allow users the power of collaborative interaction through knowledge immersion. "
target parent: Linden Lab
target: Sansar
Sansar is a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
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announced 8/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, will acquire Plarium

synopsis: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, a premium supplier of ground-breaking technologies and services to the international gaming industry, will acquire Plarium Global Ltd., a game studio dedicated to creating outstanding mobile and social experiences for hardcore gamers. Plarium's games are available on all major social networks, web browsers, iOS and Android.
buyer: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX:ALL:$1,867.57)
With over 60 years’ experience and over 3000 staff globally, Aristocrat has built a reputation as a premium supplier of ground-breaking technologies and services to the international gaming industry. They are known for outstanding product performance in more than 240 jurisdictions around the world. "
target: Plarium
Plarium is dedicated to creating outstanding mobile and social experiences for hardcore gamers. With over 250 million registered users, they are one of the world’s fastest growing developers of social games. Their games are available on all major social networks, web browsers, iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/19/2017 via Reuters

Aeria Inc., will acquire Sakuragate Inc.

synopsis: Aeria Inc. announced that it will acquire Japanese game developer Sakuragate. Sakuragate develops social game applications as well as slot games for both online and land casinos.
buyer: Aeria Inc. (JASDAQ:3758:$186.90)
Aeria, Inc. engages in the business of online gaming services. It operates through the following segments: Online Content and Information Technology (IT) Services. The Online Content segment handles the development, distribution and operation of online games for smart phone and tablets. "
target parent: ICP, Inc.
target: Sakuragate Inc.
Sakuragate is a Japanese game developer that creates social game applications as well as slot games for both online and land casinos.
price ($mm)
$0.62
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Riot Games, Inc., acquired Radiant Entertainment

synopsis: Radiant Entertainment announced that it has been acquired by League of Legends studio Riot Games. Radiant Entertainment is a games start-up founded in 2013 and based in Los Altos, CA. Radiant Entertainment's video games emphasize the creation of strong player communities. They believe that games are at their best when they're shared with friends.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Riot Games, Inc.
Riot was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in awesome games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. "
target: Radiant Entertainment
Radiant Entertainment is a games start-up founded in 2013 and based in Los Altos, CA. Radiant Entertainment's video games emphasize the creation of strong player communities. They believe that games are at their best when they're shared with friends.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Imperus Technologies Corporation, acquired Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L

synopsis: Imperus Technologies Corp., a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the social gaming company Akamon Entertainment Millennium, S.L., the leading developer and operator of social casino games in the Spanish and Latin American markets.
buyer: Imperus Technologies Corporation (TSXV:LAB:$11.56)
Imperus Technologies Corp., the parent company of Diwip, is a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. Diwip designs, develops and distributes its top ranked social casino-themed games within online social networks and mobile platforms. "
target: Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L
Akamon Entertainment Millenium, S.L. develops and operates online and mobile games. The Company offers casino and traditional multi-platform and synchronous social games. Akamon Entertainment Millenium serves customers in Latin America and Europe.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bossa Studios Limited, acquired Bossa Studios Limited

synopsis: Bossa Studios, a company that creates social network games, has completed a management buyout from Endemol Shine. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, Bossa strives to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market.
buyer: Bossa Studios Limited
Based in London, United Kingdom, Bossa Studios Limited creates social network games. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, they strive to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market. "
target parent: Endemol B.V.
target: Bossa Studios Limited
Based in London, United Kingdom, Bossa Studios Limited creates social network games. As proud creators of BAFTA winning Monstermind and BAFTA nominated Surgeon Simulator 2013, they strive to disrupt the current state of social games by developing and publishing innovative games to the market.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Ourpalm Co.,Ltd, will acquire Shangyou Information Technology

synopsis: Beijing-based mobile game developer Ourpalm released an official statement announcing that the company plans to purchase a 70% stake in Shanghai-based mobile game developer and operator Shangyou Information Technology. The company develops games and applications for social networks like Facebook. The company is based in China.
buyer: Ourpalm Co.,Ltd (SZSE:30031:$42.29)
Ourpalm Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and operates mobile terminal and Internet games in China. It also offers related peripheral products. The company’s products include phone stand-alone games, mobile network games, smartphone games, and Web games. "
target: Shangyou Information Technology
Shangyou Information Technology develops games and applications for social networks like Facebook. The company is based in China.
price ($mm)
$133*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
168.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Seal Gaming, LLC, acquired Sneaky Games, Inc.

synopsis: Sneaky Games has been sold to a company formed by its CEO, David Godwin and David Jarvie called Seal Gaming, LLC. Sneaky Games' is experienced in developing games on both web, social, and mobile platforms.
buyer: Seal Gaming, LLC
Seal Gaming, LLC is formed by Sneaky Games CEO, David Godwin and David Jarvie. "
target parent: Expedite 5, Inc.
target: Sneaky Games, Inc.
Sneaky Games is a social game studio that specializes in creating and running free to play games. Sneaky Games' is experienced in developing games on both web, social, and mobile platforms. They focus on creating engaging game play experiences backed by high-quality and creative visuals.
price ($mm)
$1.26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Kabam, Inc., acquired Exploding Barrel Games

synopsis: Kabam, the leader in free-to-play games for core players, announced further international expansion with the acquisition of Exploding Barrel Games. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Exploding Barrel Games is focused on creating console-quality free-to-play experiences for core gamers.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in free to play core gaming. The company’s studios focus on combining the best elements of traditional and social gaming to appeal to a growing audience of gamers looking for highly immersive social games on PC, mobile, and tablet platforms. "
target: Exploding Barrel Games
Exploding Barrel Games makes free-to-play social games. Their mission is to set a new bar by making explosively fun, profitable, AAA, connected experiences that span social networks, tablets, smart phones & PCs.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kabam, Inc., acquired Balanced Worlds

synopsis: Kabam Inc., the leader in free-to-play games for core players, announced the acquisition of Balanced Worlds Studios, a Beijing-based team that specializes in action-oriented 3D social games. Balanced Worlds’ team of 17 will relocate to the Kabam facility in the Central Business District of Beijing.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the free-to-play, hardcore social games arena that is transforming the traditional gaming industry. They design games for the core gamer, combining the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks. "
target: Balanced Worlds
Balanced Worlds Studios is a Beijing-based team that specializes in action-oriented 3D social games. Its games are designed to play well on a wide-range of systems and have mass market appeal.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., will acquire A Bit Lucky, Inc.

synopsis: Zynga Inc will acquire A Bit Lucky, a digital gaming studio known for Facebook-based titles like "Lucky Train." Zynga said more than 20 A Bit Lucky employees, currently based in San Mateo, California, will join Zynga's San Francisco division.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,605.21)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: A Bit Lucky, Inc.
A Bit Lucky is the new generation of transplatform online social gaming. Their passion is to make great games, played and enjoyed by a lot of people. They are a team of game and Internet industry veterans backed by prestigious investors.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/21/2012 via Market Wire

Roadhouse Interactive Ltd., acquired The Embassy Interactive

synopsis: Roadhouse Interactive Ltd., an online and social game developer, announced it has acquired The Embassy Interactive, a Vancouver-based Facebook and iOS game developer. The acquisition will further strengthen Roadhouse's development capabilities and enable the company to quickly expand its roster of projects.
buyer: Roadhouse Interactive Ltd.
Roadhouse Interactive is a Vancouver based end-to-end solution provider for the next generation of browser, social, and mobile games. Roadhouse has a vision that games should be free-to-play, frictionless, and highly engaging. "
target: The Embassy Interactive
The Embassy Interactive was founded in 2008 and has developed several social games including UFC® Undisputed™ Fight Nation for Facebook, and Tangram Puzzle Pro for iPhone, an original IP that reached #2 in US iTunes downloads.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

KLab Inc., acquired Pikkle

synopsis: Klab Inc announced that it acquired Pikkle Inc., a social application provider.
buyer: KLab Inc. (TSE:3656:$178.95)
KLab Inc. offers research and development services for mobile phones software. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Pikkle
Pikkle is a Tokyo based social game provider, with a deep knowhow in social game design, development and operaons.
price ($mm)
$2.15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2012 via PE Hub

Kabam, Inc., acquired Gravity Bear LLC

synopsis: Kabam™, a leading developer of free-to-play hardcore social games, announced it has acquired 3D social game developer Gravity Bear, creator of the innovative role-playing combat game, Battle Punks™. The acquisition pairs Gravity Bear’s leadership in cutting edge 3D browser game development with Kabam’s expertise in scaling free-to-play games.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the free-to-play, hardcore social games arena that is transforming the traditional gaming industry. They design games for the core gamer, combining the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks. "
target: Gravity Bear LLC
Gravity Bear is a new breed of social games company with the goal of blending the best in online social platforms with the latest in modern game design. It delivers gaming experiences built on a sturdy foundation of creativity, fun and skillet-fresh design supported by cutting-edge technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2012 via Market Wire

Peak Games, acquired Kammelna Games

synopsis: Peak Games, the fastest‐growing emerging markets games company in the world, has acquired Saudi social games giant Kammelna Games, marking a step forward to further cement the company's leadership in two of the world's largest emerging markets, Turkey and Middle East North Africa (MENA).
buyer: Peak Games
Peak Games is the largest and fastest‐growing gaming company focusing on emerging markets including Turkey and MENA. Peak has more than 20 million active players drawn from one of the world's fastest growing gaming markets. "
target: Kammelna Games
Kammelna Games is a major social games developer in Saudi Arabia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2011 via BusinessWire

BioWare Corp, acquired KlickNation Corporation

synopsis: Electronic Arts Inc., a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, announced the acquisition of KlickNation, a developer of free-to-play social role-playing games for social platforms including Facebook®. KlickNation has become BioWare Sacramento, part of EA’s BioWare™ label.
buyer parent: Electronic Arts Inc.
buyer: BioWare Corp
BioWare crafts high quality, multiplatform role-playing, MMO and strategy games, focused on emotionally engaging, rich stories with unforgettable characters and vast worlds to discover. BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles and franchises. "
target: KlickNation Corporation
KlickNation develops and publishes games for social platforms including Facebook®. Known for combining in-depth storylines with high-quality graphics, KlickNation has consistently delivered repeated breakthroughs in the social RPG genre since the release of its first game in 2009.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Lolapps Inc. will be merged with 6waves Inc.,

synopsis: Lolapps, a top five social games company, and 6waves Inc., a leading international publisher of gaming applications, announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement creating one of the largest networks of social gaming applications on the web. The two companies attract more than 35M monthly active users globally.
buyer: 6waves Inc.
6waves, a venture-backed company is the leading international publisher and developer of gaming applications on social network platforms including Facebook and Yabage (Japan). It aims to publish the next generation of social games to cover every genre, language, and platform. "
target: Lolapps Inc.
Founded in 2008, Lolapps is a social games and technology company venture backed by Polaris Venture Partners and Ron Conway. Creator of the hugely successful Ravenwood Fair, Lolapps has over 25 million monthly active users across multiple social networks, including Facebook.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

eGames, Inc., acquired Heyday Games, Inc.

synopsis: eGames, Inc., a publisher of popular casual games at retail and online for over ten years announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Heyday Games, Inc., a producer of cross-platform social game content, effectively making eGames one of the only publicly-traded social game companies in the market today.
buyer: eGames, Inc. (EGAM:$3.08)
eGames is taking a G-rated approach to PC entertainment. Formerly RomTech, eGames markets ''Family Friendly'' video games that are easy to use and nonviolent. Its titles, like Spooky Castle and Mahjongg Master, typically sell for under $20 and are marketed under brand names including Galaxy of Game "
target: Heyday Games, Inc.
Heyday Games, Inc. is a producer of cross-platform social game content.
price ($mm)
$1.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
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10
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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2475
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$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss is the Korean studio behind the hit PC MMORPG Black Desert Online, which was named MMORPG of the Year in 2016. Since the company's founding in 2010, it has successfully launched its game in South Korea, Japan, Russia, North/South America, Europe, Taiwan, and 100 other countries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$104.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.85
EBIT ($mm)
$57.44
Net Income ($mm)
$43.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:MGS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A. is a Polish company that operates CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, gaming websites that provide the latest news, videos and live streams for the games Counter-Strike and Minecraft. The company produces games as well, mainly in the MMORPG genre using a free-to-play business model.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.25
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
Employees
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A299910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vespa Inc
Vespa Inc
Vespa, Inc is a leading game developer based in Seoul, South Korea. They are the creators behind "King’s Raid", a mobile game that’s available on all app stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.02
EBIT ($mm)
$24.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A060240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc. is an Android game developer that has been active since 2015. The current app portfolio contains 4 games. Longtu Korea is known for its popular mobile MMORPG Sword and Magic.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
77
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Ticker: OM:MAGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAG Interactive
MAG Interactive is a leading mobile developer and publisher of casual mobile games in Sweden. MAG Interactive creates quality experiences that make players want to come back for more. Their portfolio of games include Ruzzle, Word Domination, Wordbrain, Paint Hit, Quiz Duel, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$26.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:AB1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands is a mobile game publisher and developer. Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy. The company's games have been downloaded over 280 million times.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$8.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.73)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: NGM:BUBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.93
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
296
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$56,607.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$20,215.31
EBIT ($mm)
$14,271.20
Net Income ($mm)
$13,447.33
Employees
64238
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