Like MyMiniLife, Inc.

closed 8/9/2009 via PE Hub

Zynga, Inc., acquired MyMiniLife, Inc.

synopsis: Social gaming company Zynga has acquired MyMiniLife, a Palo Alto-based social entertainment firm that lets users create and decorate virtual environments. The two companies first worked together on Zynga’s popular FarmVille game.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Game Network is the #1 social gaming company on the web. Zynga was founded specifically to add a social element to casual online games because we love games, and we love them most when we’re playing with friends! Social games provide a more fun, competitive and contagious experience. "
target: MyMiniLife, Inc.
Based in Palo Alto, CA, MyMiniLife is a new form of entertainment and social play experience that allows people to express themselves and connect in an artistic and fun way through the online design of their own personal environment.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Delta Dore S.A., acquired Lifedomus

synopsis: Delta Dore, a company that is dedicated to energy management solutions, has accounced its acquisition of Lifedomus, a company that provides home automation technology solutions. It sells its products through resellers and distributors.
buyer: Delta Dore S.A.
Delta Dore offers products and services for energy savings and comfort at home and in commercial & industrial buildings. Their mobile applications allow for the use of a smartphone or tablet for remote control of its wireless home automation system. "
target: Lifedomus
SAS Lifedomus provides home automation technology solutions. It sells its products through resellers and distributors. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France.
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$1
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closed 8/10/2005 via PR Newswire

ServiceMagic, acquired ImproveNet, Inc.

synopsis: ServiceMagic(R), Inc. today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the stock of ImproveNet, Inc., a leading online home services marketplace. ServiceMagic purchased all of the outstanding shares and in-the-money warrants and stock options of ImproveNet for approximately $6.7 million in cash or approximately $0.12 per share.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: ServiceMagic
ServiceMagic(R), Inc., is the U.S.'s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with prescreened and customer-rated home service professionals. "
target parent: eTechLogix, Inc.
target: ImproveNet, Inc.
ImproveNet, Inc. is a home improvement network for consumers, home improvement service providers and manufacturers, offering a reliable referral-matching service and comprehensive solutions.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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$3
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closed 2/13/2009 via PR Newswire

ABS Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Alarm.com, Inc.

synopsis: MicroStrategy Incorporated a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, announced the sale of its majority-owned subsidiary, Alarm.com Incorporated, to a consortium of investors led by ABS Capital Partners. Alarm.com is a provider of web-enabled residential and commercial security and activity monitoring technology.
buyer: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded to invest in mid to later stage growth companies in order to create significant, market-leading companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, and media and communications sectors."
target parent: Microstrategy, Inc.
target: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com provides wireless and web-enabled security system technology to residential and commercial customers. In 2003, Alarm.com was the first company to launch an all-digital wireless signaling solution with remote web-based monitoring and always-on activity reporting.
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$32
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closed 11/13/2007 via BusinessWire

WhiteFence, acquired GetConnected, Inc.

synopsis: WhiteFence, the nation's leading one-stop online comparison-shopping marketplace for residential home services, has purchased the technology software, intellectual property rights and domain name of GetConnected, Inc.
buyer: WhiteFence
WhiteFence is the leading one-stop online comparison-shopping marketplace that helps consumers compare and order home services such as electricity, natural gas, phone, cable and satellite TV, high-speed Internet and more. "
target: GetConnected, Inc.
GetConnected, Inc., a Boston-based company, developed and managed an e-commerce and integration platform service for merchants such as Best Buy, AOL, Circuit City and Radio Shack.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BusinessWire

Allegion, acquired Yonomi

synopsis: Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, has acquired Yonomi, an innovation leader in IoT Cloud platforms. Yonomi solutions are used in more than 150 countries, and millions of IoT devices are connected to its platforms.
buyer: Allegion (:$2,712.10)
Allegion is a global pioneer in seamless access, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage®, SimonsVoss® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion secures people and assets with a range of solutions for homes, businesses, and schools. "
target: Yonomi
Yonomi is an innovation leader in IoT Cloud platforms. Founded in 2013 by building automation and enterprise Cloud computing experts, Yonomi was the first to create an agnostic smart-home ecosystem that automatically discovers and coordinates devices.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

PayLease LLC, acquired Zego Inc.

synopsis: PayLease, a leading PropTech provider for the property management and Homeowner Association (HOA) industry, has acquired Zego, a platform for creating modern, digitally engaged apartment communities. Zego integrates smart home devices with a single app that connects residents with management, maintenance and a marketplace for local services.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: PayLease LLC
PayLease is the leading provider of online payments, billing, and utility expense management tools for HOAs and property management companies. PayLease enables property managers to improve their business’ operational efficiencies and boost net operating income. "
target: Zego Inc.
Zego is an all-in-one, fully-integrated platform for creating modern, digitally engaged apartment communities. Zego integrates smart home devices with a single app that connects residents with management, maintenance and a marketplace for local services.
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closed 8/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

eZLO, acquired MiOS

synopsis: eZLO, a global innovator and developer of smart home automation solutions, announced the acquisition of the California-based company MiOS, a leading smart home services platform provider (PaaS) with an established history in the rapidly expanding IoT market.
buyer: eZLO
eZLO is a global innovator of home automation solutions, engineering world-class home automation technology and solutions. "
target: MiOS
Founded in 2008, MiOS is a trusted global Intelligent Home Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. They are represented in over 58 countries, and focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets.
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closed 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Guardian Access & Door Hardware, acquired Garageio

synopsis: Guardian Access & Door Hardware, a manufacturer of operators and parts for the garage door industry, has acquired Alottazs Labs LLC, creator of Garageio. Garageio is a mobile application that allows users to securely control and monitor their garage door using their existing garage door opener and smartphone.
buyer: Guardian Access & Door Hardware
Guardian Access & Door Hardware specializes in the design and manufacture of operators, die castings, component stampings and plastic moldings for the garage door industry. Guardian strives to exceed the expectations of their customers through their comprehensive service and innovative designs. "
target: Garageio
Alottazs Labs LLC is a company that specializes in software/hardware solutions that simplifies everyday life. The company's Garageio mobile application allows users to securely control and monitor their garage door using their existing garage door opener and smartphone.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

ZiBlue SAS, acquired Imperihome

synopsis: Imperihome home automation interface was bought by ZiBlue. The Imperihome application has been recognized in the domain of home automation interfaces for a few years now. It allows a single, customizable interface to access all its connected systems.
buyer: ZiBlue SAS
ZiBlue is changing the Smart Home market by creating the first global solution to make any home Smart in less than one minute and for free. ZiBlue provides compatibility between all Smart Home and Connected devices whatever their brands. "
target: Imperihome
ImperiHome, based in France, is an Android application that allows users to control their home automation systems and connected objects from a single and highly customizable interface; for a unique control experience. It is developed by Everytygo, a specialist in Internet of Things and smart homes.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Market Wire

Fulham Co., Inc., acquired Control Network Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, announced the acquisition of the assets of partner company Control Network Solutions (CNS), the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system.
buyer: Fulham Co., Inc.
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of LED modules & drivers, LED emergency lighting systems, electronic fluorescent ballasts, lamps, EHID ballasts, and more. "
target: Control Network Solutions Ltd
Control Network Solutions (CNS) is the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system. CNS's smart IoT based lighting control solution for all types of commercial buildings is disrupting the traditional a market, globally.
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closed 4/10/2017 via PR Web

EarthBend, acquired Clear2there

synopsis: EarthBend, a premier value-added distributor of business telecommunications and IT solutions, announced it has acquired Clear2there, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart-home, smart-business, smart-farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for service providers and enterprises.
buyer: EarthBend
EarthBend has been distributing telephony peripherals and IT solutions to a vast group a telecommunication resellers since 1993. In addition to their US and Canadian distribution footprint, EarthBend has been serving clients directly in the Midwest for 30 years. "
target: Clear2there
Clear2there is a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart-home, smart-business, smart-farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for service providers and enterprises.
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closed 1/11/2017 via BusinessWire

MiTek Industries, Inc., acquired DIY Technologies

synopsis: MiTek Industries, Inc., a business supplying a range of engineered products; proprietary business management and design software; and automated equipment to the construction and industrial markets, announced that it has acquired DIY Technologies, a market leader in web-based design software for a range of home improvement and renovation projects.
buyer parent: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
buyer: MiTek Industries, Inc.
MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors. MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark. "
target: DIY Technologies
Founded in 1998, DIY provides web-based software focused on do-it-yourself home improvement projects, including: decking, fencing and other outside living projects.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kramer Electronics LTD, acquired iRule, LLC

synopsis: Kramer Electronics, a leading player and pioneer in the Pro Audio/Video industry, has acquired iRule, a developer of cloud-based control and automation software for commercial and residential markets.
buyer: Kramer Electronics LTD
Kramer Electronics is a leading player and pioneer in the Pro Audio/Video industry. They are dedicated to developing creative, reliable and value oriented audio, video and computer signal processing solutions, and distributing them worldwide with an uncompromising level of service and support. "
target: iRule, LLC
iRule, LLC is a Michigan-based cloud software company offering products for home entertainment and home automation. Their mission is to advance the convergence of Internet and the home by developing a suite of innovative, easy-to-use, fully featured and flexible cloud-based remote controls.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
price ($mm)
$140
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announced 6/23/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Comcast Corporation, will acquire iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cable giant Comcast Corp. has agreed to acquire Icontrol Networks Inc., a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: iControl Networks, Inc.
Icontrol Networks is a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
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announced 11/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Flextronics International Ltd., will acquire Wink, Inc.

synopsis: Flextronics, a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world, has put up bid for Wink, Inc., a company that develops an application that controls household appliances.
buyer: Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX:$26,490.27)
Flextronics is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. The company provides innovative design, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets."
target parent: Quirky
target: Wink, Inc.
Wink, Inc. develops an application that controls household appliances. The company is based in New York, New York. Lights. Power. Security. Now they’re all connected through a single app, so customers don’t need a different one for every product.
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$15
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closed 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Astek, acquired Axible Technologies

synopsis: Astek has acquired a majority stake in Axible Technologies, a digital acces control company. Founded in 2007, The Axible develops solutions that transforms telephones into universal remote controls.
buyer: Astek
Founded in 1988, Astek is an independent French group which has become a major player in the IT services industry. The group’s technical and operational expertise is focused on four major activities: Consulting, Information systems, Scientific and technical engineering, and Facilities management. "
target: Axible Technologies
Axible Technologies develops solutions that transform telephones into universal remote controls. Its technical command of the products concerned and its ability to construct ergonomic management interfaces has enabled it to progress towards comfortable smarthome solutions.
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announced 2/13/2015 via Company Press Release

British Gas, will acquire AlertMe.com Ltd.

synopsis: AlertMe.com Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of the company to British Gas (part of the Centrica plc group). Founded in 2006, AlertMe.com provides a scalable, resilient and interoperable platform to connect an ecosystem of devices and appliances in the home.
buyer parent: Centrica plc
buyer: British Gas
British Gas is the UK’s leading energy supplier, and serves around 11 million homes in Britain –nearly half the country’s homes – as well as providing energy to around half a million UK businesses. "
target: AlertMe.com Ltd.
AlertMe.com was founded in 2006 and provides a scalable, resilient and interoperable platform to connect an ecosystem of devices and appliances in the home. It provides an end to end service that goes beyond point solutions, allowing devices and applications to work together seamlessly.
price ($mm)
$99
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closed 8/9/2009 via PE Hub

Zynga, Inc., acquired MyMiniLife, Inc.

synopsis: Social gaming company Zynga has acquired MyMiniLife, a Palo Alto-based social entertainment firm that lets users create and decorate virtual environments. The two companies first worked together on Zynga’s popular FarmVille game.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Game Network is the #1 social gaming company on the web. Zynga was founded specifically to add a social element to casual online games because we love games, and we love them most when we’re playing with friends! Social games provide a more fun, competitive and contagious experience. "
target: MyMiniLife, Inc.
Based in Palo Alto, CA, MyMiniLife is a new form of entertainment and social play experience that allows people to express themselves and connect in an artistic and fun way through the online design of their own personal environment.
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closed 3/3/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Zynga, Inc., acquired Echtra Games, Inc.

synopsis: Zynga has acquired Echtra Games, a San Francisco-based game studio comprised of seasoned developers who helped shaped the world of action role-playing games. The team was founded in early 2016 by Max Schaefer, co-creator of genre-defining game franchises like Torchlight and Diablo.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Echtra Games, Inc.
Echtra Games is a San Francisco-based game studio comprised of seasoned developers who helped shaped the world of action role-playing games. The team was founded in early 2016 by Max Schaefer, co-creator of genre-defining game franchises like Torchlight and Diablo.
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closed 10/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Rollic

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, has acquired Istanbul-based Rollic, a mobile games developer and publisher with an exciting portfolio of popular hyper-casual games that have been downloaded more than 250 million times.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Rollic
Founded in December 2018, Rollic is an Istanbul-based game developer and publisher, focused on free-to-play hyper-casual games for iOS and Android.
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$168*
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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:$1,974.80)
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.
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$1,800
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announced 12/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., will acquire Small Giant Games

synopsis: Zynga, a leading social game developer, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Helsinki-based mobile game studio, Small Giant Games, creator of the hit franchise Empires & Puzzles. The game successfully blends approachable Match-3 battles with deeper gameplay elements including Hero Collection, Base Building and Social Alliances.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Small Giant Games
Founded in 2013, Small Giant is a mobile gaming studio based in Helsinki, Finland that developed the hit franchise Empires & Puzzles. The game successfully blends approachable Match-3 battles with deeper gameplay elements including Hero Collection, Base Building and Social Alliances.
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$560*
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closed 5/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Gram Games

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a leading social game developer, announced it has acquired Gram Games. Founded in 2012, Gram Games is an innovative mobile game developer with studios in London and Istanbul. Its talented team of 77 employees is focused on delivering high quality, deeply engaging entertainment experiences in the hyper-Casual and Puzzle genres.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Gram Games
Founded in 2012, Gram Games is an innovative mobile game developer with studios in London and Istanbul. Its talented team of 77 employees is focused on delivering high quality, deeply engaging entertainment experiences in the hyper-Casual and Puzzle genres.
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$250
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announced 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Zynga, Inc., will purchase Card Game Studio from Peak Games

synopsis: Zynga Inc., a leading social game developer, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile card game studio of Peak Games, a leading global mobile gaming company. Peak Games focuses on creating highly-rated mobile games including the top-10 grossing Toy Blast and the recently launched Toon Blast.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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. "
seller: Peak Games
The acquisition includes the Card Game Studio of Peak Games, a leading global mobile gaming company. Peak Games focuses on creating highly-rated mobile games including the top-10 grossing Toy Blast and the recently launched Toon Blast.
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$100
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closed 2/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., purchased Four Solitaire Games from Harpan LLC

synopsis: Zynga, an American social video game developer, has acquired four Solitaire card game mobile apps from Harpan LLC, a mobile game developer co-founded by brothers Tim and William Oswald. The four games Zynga purchased are Solitaire, Pyramid Solitaire, FreeCell and Spider Solitaire, all of which are available for both iOS and Android devices.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites. "
seller: Harpan LLC
The acquisition includes four solitaire games from Harpan LLC, a mobile game developer. The four games purchased are Solitaire, Pyramid Solitaire, FreeCell and Spider Solitaire, all of which are available for both iOS and Android devices.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Zindagi Games

synopsis: Zindagi Games, a mobile video game developer that is currently operating games like Yummy Gummy and Crazy Kitchen, has been acquired by Zynga, the world's leading provider of social game services.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Zindagi Games
Zindagi Games Inc. develops video and mobile games. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Camarillo, California. Zindagi is currently operating games like Yummy Gummy and Crazy Kitchen.
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$75
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closed 1/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Zynga, Inc., acquired NaturalMotion Games Ltd

synopsis: Zynga, the world's leading provider of social game services, has acquired NaturalMotion Games, a leading games and technology company based in Oxford, London and San Francisco. With over 30 million downloads of their games to date, it is one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: NaturalMotion Games Ltd
NaturalMotion Games Ltd. is a leading games and technology company based in Oxford, London and San Francisco. With over 30 million downloads of their games to date, it is one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Spooky Cool Labs

synopsis: Zynga Inc bought Spooky Cool Labs. Spooky Cool Labs LLC creates social games for social networking services and mobile devices.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Spooky Cool Labs
Spooky Cool Labs is committed to introducing the next generation of social games to be played and enjoyed by everyone. It creates cutting-edge social and mobile games built on great brands that look, feel and play better than anything in the industry.
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closed 11/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired November Software

synopsis: Zynga has acquired mobile game studio November Software, best known for its work on LucasArts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed franchise. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: November Software
November Software, LLC develops games including NOVEMBER and GOLDEN ARROW. It is best known for its work on LucasArts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed franchise. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Mill Valley, California.
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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:$1,974.80)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: A Bit Lucky, Inc.
A Bit Lucky is the new generation of transplatform online social gaming. Their passion is to make great games, played and enjoyed by a lot of people. They are a team of game and Internet industry veterans backed by prestigious investors.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Buzz Monkey Software

synopsis: Buzz Monkey, the developer of traditional video games, has been acquired by Zynga, social game company behemoth.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Buzz Monkey Software
Buzz Monkey Software is a United States video game developer based in Eugene, Oregon. The platforms they make games for include iPhone/iPad, PS3, Wii, Facebook, PSP, Xbox 360, and PC.
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closed 3/21/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Zynga, Inc., acquired OMGPOP.com

synopsis: Zynga the world's leading provider of social game services, announced it has acquired New York-based social game developer OMGPOP, makers of the popular cultural hit mobile game, Draw Something, and over 35 additional social games. OMGPOP will focus on building new mobile IP and strengthening its existing portfolio of fun and creative social games.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: OMGPOP.com
OMGPOP is a developer and publisher of social and mobile games focused on bringing people together. Its mobile hit, "Draw Something," soared to the top of the charts, reaching #1 in several App Store and Google Play categories.
price ($mm)
$180
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired DNA Games

synopsis: Zynga has acquired social game developer DNA Games. Since it was founded in 2009, the gaming startup has developed a number of hit social games on Facebook, including Casino City, Slot City and Bar World.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: DNA Games
DNA Games Incorporated operates a gaming platform. Since it was founded in 2009, the gaming startup has developed a number of hit social games on Facebook, including Casino City, Slot City and Bar World. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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closed 4/25/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Wonderland Software

synopsis: Game maker Zynga has expanded its game development reach into the United Kingdom with the acquisition of Wonderland Software. The deal adds more mobile game development talent to Zynga’s fold as it tries to rapidly expand into the smartphone and tablet game markets.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: Wonderland Software
Wonderland Software is a game studio known for making GodFinger, a big hit on the iPhone that was published by Ngmoco.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Floodgate Entertainment, LLC

synopsis: Zynga announced the acquisition of the team at Floodgate Entertainment, an independent game developer in Waltham, Mass. Floodgate's team have been creating video games for 20 years.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
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: Floodgate Entertainment, LLC
Floodgate Entertainment is a top-shelf videogame developer based in Boston. Floodgate's team have been creating video games for 20 years. Many of the team created games like System Shock, Thief, Ultima Underworld, Madden Football 1994, Flight Unlimited, Command & Conquer, and many others.
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closed 1/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Area Code Entertainment, LLC (Alias)

synopsis: Social game developer Zynga has acquired Area/Code, a game maker for both Facebook and mobile platforms. The company serves advertising agencies, media firms, non-profit organizations, universities, and large consumer brands.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Area/Code takes advantage of the environment of pervasive technologies and overlapping media to create new kinds of gameplay. Area/Code is inspired by both the future potential of ubiquitous networked computing and the long historical tradition of games as social interaction. "
target: Area Code Entertainment, LLC (Alias)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/2/2010 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Newtoy

synopsis: Zynga Inc. announced it has acquired Texas-based mobile game development company Newtoy, Inc., makers of the popular Games With Friends franchise. The Newtoy will become The Zynga With Friends Studio, a new game studio that leverages the popular franchise and builds new games for the Zynga network.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga has over 230 million monthly active users playing its games. These games include FarmVille, Treasure Isle, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Café World, FishVille and PetVille, which are available on Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! and the iPhone. "
target: Newtoy
Newtoy is an independent video game developer based in McKinney, Texas. Newtoy, Inc. is makers of the popular Games With Friends franchise that includes mobile games such as Words With Friends and Chess With Friends.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2010 via BNC Analysis

Zynga, Inc., acquired Bonfire Studios

synopsis: Following up a string of social and mobile game developer acquisitions, Zynga has branched out in Dallas, Texas by buying Bonfire Studios, a video game studio ran by developers best known for their PC and console gaming work.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: Bonfire Studios
Bonfire Studios is a video game development company based in Dallas, Texas which is run by developers best known for their PC and console gaming work.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/9/2009 via PE Hub

Zynga, Inc., acquired MyMiniLife, Inc.

synopsis: Social gaming company Zynga has acquired MyMiniLife, a Palo Alto-based social entertainment firm that lets users create and decorate virtual environments. The two companies first worked together on Zynga’s popular FarmVille game.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$1,974.80)
Zynga Game Network is the #1 social gaming company on the web. Zynga was founded specifically to add a social element to casual online games because we love games, and we love them most when we’re playing with friends! Social games provide a more fun, competitive and contagious experience. "
target: MyMiniLife, Inc.
Based in Palo Alto, CA, MyMiniLife is a new form of entertainment and social play experience that allows people to express themselves and connect in an artistic and fun way through the online design of their own personal environment.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Three Gates AB, will acquire gameXcite GmbH

synopsis: Three Gates AB, a game development company in Sweden, will acquire gameXcite GmbH, a German video game publisher and developer that develops PC, console and mobile games. gameXcite aims to create fun and innovative online games. Their key title, Asterix & Friends, is a building strategy game with RPG elements.
buyer: Three Gates AB (NGM:GATE:$2.39)
Three Gates AB is a publicly listed game development company based on the island of Gotland, off the east coast of Sweden. Founded in 2011, Three Gates is a team of experienced professionals, all gathered in a unique location with an unwavering drive and passion for the video game sector. "
target: gameXcite GmbH
gameXcite is a German video game publisher and developer that develops PC, console and mobile games. gameXcite aims to create fun and innovative online games. Their key title, Asterix & Friends, is a building strategy game with RPG elements.
price ($mm)
$1.04
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,974.80)
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites. "
target: Peak Games
Peak is a leading mobile gaming company powered by a team that values relentless progress. Peak currently has two top charting mobile franchises -- Toon Blast and Toy Blast -- that have consistently ranked within the top 10 and top 20 U.S. Peak, founded in 2010, is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
price ($mm)
$1,800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
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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 ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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:$1,974.80)
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. "
target: A Bit Lucky, Inc.
A Bit Lucky is the new generation of transplatform online social gaming. Their passion is to make great games, played and enjoyed by a lot of people. They are a team of game and Internet industry veterans backed by prestigious investors.
price ($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 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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 ($mm)
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EBITDA ($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.
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year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.16
Employees
251
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alchimie S.A.S.
Alchimie S.A.S.
Headquartered in France, Alchimie is a channel factory: a unique video platform in partnership with talents and media to co-publish their own thematic channel. Alchimie has a catalog of more than 60,000 hours of content from more than 300 renowned partners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$40.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
97
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Ticker: ROKE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$14.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
177
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,974.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$138.30
EBIT ($mm)
($3.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2245
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Ticker: TSXV:LAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangelo Games
Tangelo Games
Tangelo's team of gaming experts committed to deliver cutting-edge, future ready, scalable gaming assets to the marketplace. This translates into a collection of fun, casual, casino themed games that are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game/in-app sale of virtual coins.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$11.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.62)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.40
Employees
35
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$540.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.52
EBIT ($mm)
$20.52
Net Income ($mm)
$20.45
Employees
715
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FRZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Players can download and enjoy their games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263750
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: TSXV:POPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PopReach
PopReach
PopReach is a free-to-play game publisher in Canada. PopReach is focused on acquiring and optimizing proven game franchises. Their franchises include Smurfs' Village, Kitchen Scramble, Gardens of Time, City Girl Life, War of Nations and Kingdoms of Camelot.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$18.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
107
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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)
$29.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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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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