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closed 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

iEntertainment Network, acquired Thriller New Media, Inc.

synopsis: iEntertainment Network, the award-winning developer of the WarBirds TotalSims massively multiplayer, military combat simulation game series, has acquired Thriller New Media, Inc, a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simul
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network (IENT) is a leading publisher of online entertainment communities, core and co-branded gaming content, and CD-ROM game titles. WarBirds, IENT's premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, has won numerous awards around the world for Best Online Simulation Game. "
target: Thriller New Media, Inc.
Thriller New Media, Inc is a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simulations, action novels, and action movies.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Task & Purpose, acquired MilitaryOneClick

synopsis: Lafayette Media Group, a military and veteran-focused media company behind the sites Task & Purpose and Hirepurpose, announced the acquisition of MilitaryOneClick, a company operated entirely by military spouses that helps military family members build community through digital platforms and live events.
buyer: Task & Purpose
Lafayette Media Group, a certified B Corp, builds brands that empower and support the U.S. military and veterans community. Their leading news site, Task & Purpose, provides authentic and unfiltered perspectives on military and veterans issues in the post-9/11 era. "
target parent: Suddath
target: MilitaryOneClick
MilitaryOneClick provides military families with content that entertains and informs, featuring advice on careers, money, education, PCS and countless other aspects of military life. They also host MilSpouseFest, a live event for military spouses held in 6 military communities around the country.
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closed 1/9/2015 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation, acquired USMC Life, LLC

synopsis: Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation, an owner, acquirer and manager of customized websites for military and public safety audiences, has acquired USMC Life, LLC, an online publication which connects, inspires and educates Marine Corps families to help navigate military life easier.
buyer: Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation owns, acquires and manages websites customized to provide their niche users, primarily military and public safety personnel, with information, news, products, videos and services that is of interest to them. "
target: USMC Life, LLC
USMC Life has become an internationally known resource for military families, providing “insider tips” for life in the military. It covers such topics as lifestyles, schools, youth programs, sports, weather, housing and activities on every Marine base across the globe.
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$0.24
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closed 7/30/2014 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired Popular Military

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased Popular Military, a news site dedicated to providing the best and most interesting stories from the Military. Popular Military is one of the fastest growing and most engaged audiences of Military members on Facebook.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: Popular Military
Popular Military is a news site dedicated to providing the best and most interesting stories from the Military. It offers a place where people can support the troops, talk about military stuff and network with people connected to the US Military.
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closed 8/4/2010 via PR Newswire

TDY Lodging, LLC, acquired BaseLodging.com

synopsis: Real Estate portal TDYLodging.com acquires Base Lodging, a portal for Military Housing and Furnished Housing. Base Lodging is a U.S. Government Lodging Provider, qualified under the GSA Per Diem and GSA Lodging Rates required of all GSA vendors.
buyer: TDY Lodging, LLC
TDY Lodging is a web portal that connects property owners with Military, Corporate, & Individual renters in need of short term furnished Corporate Housing. They are Military Veteran Owned and Operated. "
target: BaseLodging.com
Base Lodging is a U.S. Government Lodging Provider, qualified under the GSA Per Diem and GSA Lodging Rates required of all GSA vendors. Their Furnished Apartments, PCS, TCS, TDY Lodging and Corporate Furnished Housing qualify for reimbursement.
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closed 7/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Military.com, acquired CinCHouse.com

synopsis: Military.com, the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization and a business unit of Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced it has acquired CinCHouse.com, the largest destination website and social network for military wives and women in uniform.
buyer parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: Military.com
Military.com is the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. "
target: CinCHouse.com
CinCHouse.com is the Internet's largest community of military wives and women in uniform. Pronounced 'sink- house', we represent the "Commanders in Chief of the House', including girlfriends, fiancees, mom, sisters and all other women who live the military lifestyle.
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closed 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

RANE Network, acquired Stratfor

synopsis: RANE (Risk Assistance Network + Exchange) announced it has acquired Stratfor, a leading geopolitical intelligence platform based in Austin, Texas. For more than 20 years, Stratfor has provided geopolitical analysis and forecasting of global trends to businesses, governments, and individuals across an array of industries.
buyer: RANE Network
RANE (Risk Assistance Network + Exchange) is an information and advisory services company that connects business leaders to critical risk insights and expertise, enabling risk professionals to make more informed decisions and more efficiently manage complex risk. "
target: Stratfor
Stratfor is the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform, empowering businesses, governments and organizations to more effectively control their destiny in an increasingly chaotic global environment.
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closed 9/28/2009 via BusinessWire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovLoop

synopsis: GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, has acquired Washington, D.C.-based GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system. "
target: GovLoop
GovLoop is the premier social network connecting the government community; a powerful space where those that work in and around government can collaborate, socialize and support each other in an effort to make government better. GovLoop’s mission is to connect government to improve government.
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closed 8/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Roll Call Incorporated, acquired Capitol Advantage

synopsis: Roll Call Group, an Economist Group business, announced today that the company has acquired Capitol Advantage of Fairfax, VA, a pioneer of online and offline grassroots and advocacy tools.
buyer parent: The Economist Group Limited
buyer: Roll Call Incorporated
Roll Call is widely regarded as the leading publication for Congressional news and information. Since 1955, Roll Call has been the newspaper of Capitol Hill— delivering superior coverage of the people, politics and processes of US Congress. "
target: Capitol Advantage
Capitol Advantage is made up of three core products: Congress at Your Fingertips, CapwizXC and Knowlegis. First published more than 20 years ago, the Congress At Your Fingertips congressional directory is the leading source of information on members of congress and their staff.
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closed 3/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Praetorian Group, Inc., acquired EfficientGov.com

synopsis: Praetorian Group has announced the acquisition of EfficientGov.com, a Web network that offers fiscal and operational solutions to town and city governments. EfficientGov’s GrantFinder tool allows municipalities to keep close watch on funding being offered by corporations and foundations, and grants such as those can aid first response programs.
buyer: Praetorian Group, Inc.
The Praetorian Group is the leading online media and technology company in the public safety and security market, counting more than 1 million registered members. Its website properties include www.PoliceOne.com, www.FireRescue1.com, www.EMS1.com, www.CorrectionsOne.com and www.Military1.com. "
target: EfficientGov.com
EfficientGov is an information service that tracks innovative solutions to fiscal and operational challenges facing cities and towns around the world. Each week they write and disseminate articles that span the breadth of municipal operations.
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closed 2/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Praetorian Digital, Inc. merged with Lexipol,

synopsis: Lexipol and Praetorian Digital, leaders in the public safety industry, announced the merger of the two companies to offer a single, comprehensive platform addressing critical education, training and policy needs among public safety and local government agencies.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Lexipol
Lexipol is a provider of policy management and training platforms for public safety organizations. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Lexipol delivers its market-leading policy content through a full-featured, SaaS-based platform. "
target: Praetorian Digital, Inc.
Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Praetorian owns and operates websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance, such as PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com.
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closed 11/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

SouthComm Communications, Inc., purchased Public Safety and Security Group from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media has sold a large group of tradeshows, website portals and publications to SouthComm, Inc. The properties sold include the Public Safety and Security Group. The sale also included Mass Transit, MassTransitMag.com, Professional Tool & Equipment News, Professional Distributor, Fleet Maintenance and VehicleServicePros.com.
buyer: SouthComm Communications, Inc.
SouthComm operates a diverse portfolio of print and online properties as well as a number of local and regional events. The company has weekly publications in Nashville, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Kansas City, Cincinnati, and Tampa as well the regional Medical News chain of papers. "
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Media's Public Safety and Security Group is made up of Firehouse, EMS World, Law Enforcement Technology, Security Technology Executive, Locksmith Ledger Intl., SecurityInfoWatch.com and more. Also part of the transaction is Mass Transit, Professional Tool & Equipment News and others.
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closed 8/22/2013 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired Coast Guard News

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., a hub of news, products, entertainment and services all geared towards active and veteran Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters and EMS workers, makes its fourth acquisition with the purchase of CoastGuard News.com. Coast Guard News is the premier online portal for news and information about the Coast Guard.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com™, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com™ is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: Coast Guard News
Coast Guard News is the premiere online portal for news and information about the Coast Guard. It provides the latest rescues, stories and updates coming from the agency across the world and shares it through its site and multiple social media outlets.
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closed 11/15/2013 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired TheBravestOnline.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has made TheBravestOnline.com its 5th website acquisition. The website is an interactive website for firefighters. They provide videos that are related to firefighting, or of interest to firefighters. It also provides a place for firefighters to interact and discuss video and hot topics.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: TheBravestOnline.com
TheBravestOnline.com is an interactive website for firefighters. They provide videos that are related to firefighting, or of interest to firefighters. It also provides a place for firefighters to interact and discuss video and hot topics.
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closed 7/11/2013 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired 360Fire.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings acquired 360Fire.com, a social networking site specifically for firefighters. It allows members to share photos, videos, updates and news with others in the firefighter community. There is also a forum where members can engage in conversations about issues and news that matters to them.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com™, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com™ is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: 360Fire.com
360 Fire is a social networking site specifically for firefighters. It allows members to share photos, videos, updates and news with others in the firefighter community. There is also a forum where members can engage in conversations about issues and news that matters to them.
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announced 10/11/2017 via Reuters

Digital Packaging S.A.S., will acquire JASTEC France

synopsis: JASTEC plans to sell 100 percent voting power in wholly owned unit JASTEC FRANCE S.A.S. to France-based company Digital Packaging S.A.S. Based on 18 years of experience, JASTEC France is a major actor in image recognition solution, offering the most robust, scalable and fastest visual search functionalities on the market today.
buyer: Digital Packaging S.A.S.
Digital Packaging S.A.S., based in France, provides printing, model making, specialized prototyping and pre-packing services. "
target parent: JASTEC Co., Ltd.
target: JASTEC France
Based on 18 years of experience, JASTEC France is a major actor in image recognition solution, offering the most robust, scalable and fastest visual search functionalities on the market today.
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closed 3/6/2014 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired LEOAffairs.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased the website, LEOAffairs.com, in its 6th and largest acquisition. LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: LEOAffairs.com
LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world. They have approximately 500 law enforcement agencies online in 18 countries and generate over 20 Million Hits per month.
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closed 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

iEntertainment Network, acquired Thriller New Media, Inc.

synopsis: iEntertainment Network, the award-winning developer of the WarBirds TotalSims massively multiplayer, military combat simulation game series, has acquired Thriller New Media, Inc, a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simul
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network (IENT) is a leading publisher of online entertainment communities, core and co-branded gaming content, and CD-ROM game titles. WarBirds, IENT's premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, has won numerous awards around the world for Best Online Simulation Game. "
target: Thriller New Media, Inc.
Thriller New Media, Inc is a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simulations, action novels, and action movies.
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announced 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

iEntertainment Network, will acquire TapStar Interactive Inc.

synopsis: iEntertainment Network Inc. announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Tapstar Interactive Inc., bringing new games, new management, and new mobile and PC game publishing operations to iEntertainment Network. TapStar Interactive is a boutique mobile game publisher and developer with multi-platform capability.
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network, Inc. was founded in 1995 to develop and operate retail and online military simulation games. IENT was one of the very first online game companies and its casual games have been featured on EarthLink, Time Warner, and 10 other ISPs as their white label casual games. "
target: TapStar Interactive Inc.
TapStar Interactive is a boutique mobile game publisher and developer with multi-platform capability. Their goal is to create and publish unique and innovative gaming experiences that appeal to a wide range of players.
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closed 11/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Great Outdoors, LLC merged with iEntertainment Network,

synopsis: iEntertainment Network Inc., the developer of the WarBirds 2012, Combat Simulation Game Series, announces an agreement to merge with the Great Outdoors, LLC, a Company of Mr. Danny Hammett, well known for producing Cabelas’ Big Game Hunter and Rapala Fishing franchises.
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network (IENT) is a leading publisher of online entertainment communities, core and co-branded gaming content, and CD-ROM game titles. WarBirds, IENT's premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, has won numerous awards around the world for Best Online Simulation Game. "
target: Great Outdoors, LLC
Great Outdoors, LLC, a Company of Mr. Danny Hammett, a well known game executive with over 20 years of game company management experience, is also credited with producing many successful outdoors games like the well known Cabelas’ Big Game Hunter and Rapala Fishing franchises.
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closed 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

iEntertainment Network, acquired Thriller New Media, Inc.

synopsis: iEntertainment Network, the award-winning developer of the WarBirds TotalSims massively multiplayer, military combat simulation game series, has acquired Thriller New Media, Inc, a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simul
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network (IENT) is a leading publisher of online entertainment communities, core and co-branded gaming content, and CD-ROM game titles. WarBirds, IENT's premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, has won numerous awards around the world for Best Online Simulation Game. "
target: Thriller New Media, Inc.
Thriller New Media, Inc is a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simulations, action novels, and action movies.
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closed 1/13/2010 via BusinessWire

iEntertainment Network, acquired Thriller New Media, Inc.

synopsis: iEntertainment Network, the award-winning developer of the WarBirds TotalSims massively multiplayer, military combat simulation game series, has acquired Thriller New Media, Inc, a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simul
buyer: iEntertainment Network (IENT:$1.62)
iEntertainment Network (IENT) is a leading publisher of online entertainment communities, core and co-branded gaming content, and CD-ROM game titles. WarBirds, IENT's premiere massively multiplayer flight simulation software, has won numerous awards around the world for Best Online Simulation Game. "
target: Thriller New Media, Inc.
Thriller New Media, Inc is a media development company focused on online military communities, massively multiplayer online games, interactive simulations, action novels, and action movies.
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announced 4/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nacon, will acquire Passtech Games

synopsis: Nacon, a French video game company, is to acquire 100% of Passtech Games. Created in 2012, Passtech has built its experience by developing several games (Space Run, Space Run Galaxy, Masters of Anima) on different platforms before specializing in rogue-like action games with Curse of the Dead Gods ®.
buyer: Nacon (ENXTPA:BIG:$179.92)
Nacon, formerly Bigben Interactive SA is a French video game company based in Lesquin. Established in 1981, the company designs and distributes accessories for video game consoles, and publishes and distributes video games for various platforms. "
target: Passtech Games
Created in 2012, Passtech has built its experience by developing several games (Space Run, Space Run Galaxy, Masters of Anima) on different platforms before specializing in rogue-like action games with Curse of the Dead Gods ®.
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announced 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

CD Projekt RED, will acquire Digital Scapes

synopsis: CD Projekt RED, a world-renowned videogame development studio in Poland, will acquire Digital Scapes, an ambitious video game development studio in Canada. Digital Scapes specializes in developing AAA multiplayer, console and PC games. The studio has worked on blockbuster games like Dying Light, Prototype, Warhammer 40,000, Cyberpunk 2077 and more.
buyer parent: CD Projekt S.A.
buyer: CD Projekt RED
CD Projekt RED is a world-renowned videogame development studio in Poland, famous for The Witcher series of RPG videogames. CD Projekt RED's mission is to make the best RPG games on the planet. The studio is home to over 300 game-making professionals from all over the globe. "
target: Digital Scapes
Digital Scapes is an ambitious video game development studio in Canada. Digital Scapes specializes in developing AAA multiplayer, console and PC games. The studio has worked on blockbuster games like Dying Light, Prototype, Warhammer 40,000, Cyberpunk 2077, and more.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Visual Concepts, purchased Game Division from HookBang

synopsis: 2K has acquired HookBang, LLC’s Austin-based video game division which will become part of Visual Concepts, the distinguished, wholly-owned studio and developer of the iconic NBA® 2K video game franchise.
buyer parent: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
buyer: Visual Concepts
Founded in 1988, Visual Concepts is the developer behind the 2K Sports games and the dominating success of the NBA 2K franchise. "
seller: HookBang
The acquisition includes HookBang, LLC’s Austin-based video game division. HookBang is a Creative Technology Studio that provides full-service software design and development for brands, agencies, and technology companies with hard problems.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Reuters

Nuverse (Hong Kong) Ltd, acquired Moonton Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ByteDance said its video games unit Nuverse has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based gaming studio Moonton Technology, as it seeks to further expand into the video games business. The deal values the gaming studio at around $4 billion, two sources told Reuters.
buyer parent: ByteDance
buyer: Nuverse (Hong Kong) Ltd
Nuverse, based in Hong Kong, is a game development and publishing company for players and developers around the world. They are dedicated to serving gamers worldwide by offering top-tier games, building a global community, and providing fun and inspiring experiences for every gamer. "
target: Moonton Technology Co., Ltd.
Moonton, based in Shanghai, is a mobile game designer that aims to provide the best mobile game experience to the players all over the world. Founded in 2014, Shanghai Moonton Technology Co., Ltd. (MOONTON) specializes in R&D and distribution of games to other countries.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Playrix, acquired Boolat LLC

synopsis: Playrix has acquired Ukrainian-based Boolat Games. Boolat is a game development company formed in 2001, experienced in PC retail, PC casual, PlayStation®3 and social game development. Boolat’s portfolio has dozens of projects, including Lagsters, Topatoi, Harvest Land, and Decurse.
buyer: Playrix
Playrix is a mobile game development company founded in 2004. They focus on free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets. Their games, Township, Fishdom and Gardenscapes have consistently been among the Top 50 Grossing Apps for iOS and Google Play since their release. "
target: Boolat LLC
Boolat is a game development company formed in 2001, experienced in PC retail, PC casual, PlayStation®3 and social game development. Boolat’s portfolio has dozens of projects, including Lagsters, Topatoi, Harvest Land, and Decurse. They are based in Ukraine.
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closed 3/18/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Keywords Studios, acquired Tantalus Media

synopsis: Game services provider Keywords Studios has acquired a 85% interest in Tantalus Media, an Australian video game developer based in Australia. They were founded in 1994 and have worked on over 100 titles since, including Age of Empires, Cities Skylines, Mass Effect, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Tantalus Media
Tantalus Media is an Australian video game developer based in Australia. They were founded in 1994 and have worked on over 100 titles since, including Age of Empires, Cities Skylines, Mass Effect, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
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$31
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Tonic Games Group

synopsis: Epic Games announced the acquisition of Tonic Games Group, the parent company of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic. In addition to Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group includes publishing label The Irregular Corporation (Murder by Numbers, PC Building Simulator) and start-up studio Fortitude Games.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Tonic Games Group
Tonic Games Group is the parent company of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic. In addition to Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group includes publishing label The Irregular Corporation (Murder by Numbers, PC Building Simulator) and start-up studio Fortitude Games.
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announced 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Enad Global 7 AB, will acquire Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.

synopsis: Enad Global 7 AB (publ) (EG7), a group of companies that develop, market, and publish video games, will acquire Innova Intellectual Property S.à r.l., a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. The company also publishes indie mobile games.
buyer: Enad Global 7 AB (OM:EG7:$78.25)
EG7 (Enad Global 7) is a family of companies within the gaming industry that develops, markets, publishes and distributes PC, console and mobile games to the global gaming market. The company employs 100+ game developers and develops its own original IP:s. "
target: Innova Intellectual Properties S.à r.l.
Innova is a leading video game publisher in Russia. Innova focuses on publishing free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) titles. Their games include Lineage 2, Ragnarök Online, Point Blank, Aion, RF Online and more. The company also publishes indie mobile games.
price ($mm)
$133
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$40
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$16
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announced 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Thunderful, will acquire Headup GmbH

synopsis: Thunderful Group AB, a Swedish games publisher, will acquire Headup, a hybrid games publishing and development company in Germany. Headup provides players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Their games include Pumpkin Jack, Lost at Sea, Industria, and more.
buyer: Thunderful (OM:THUNDR:$365.31)
Based in Sweden, Thunderful AB was founded as a parent company to Gothenburg, Sweden-based game development studios Image & Form International AB and Zoink AB, two of the most successful veterans in the Swedish gaming industry. Thunderful is a veritable video-gaming powerhouse on all platforms. "
target: Headup GmbH
Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company in Germany. Headup provides players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. The company has released over 100 titles on all major platforms. Their games include Pumpkin Jack, Lost at Sea, Industria, and more.
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$6.06
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$5
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announced 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Zordix AB, will acquire Just For Games SAS

synopsis: Zordix AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in the French gaming publisher and game distributor Just For Games SAS. JFG distributes primarily in the premium segment and in close collaboration with international gaming publishers such as Microsoft, Maximum Games and Marvelous.
buyer: Zordix AB (NGM:ZORDIX B:$4.09)
Zordix is a multinational game developer & publisher with its headquarter in Umeå in northern Sweden. Zordix is divided into four main units: Zordix Racing, Dimfrost Studio, Invictus Games and Zordix Publishing. "
target: Just For Games SAS
Just For Games is a leading French game distributor and publisher of games for PC and consoles. JFG distributes primarily in the premium segment and in close collaboration with international gaming publishers such as Microsoft, Maximum Games and Marvelous.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.6x
announced 2/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Easybrain Ltd will be merged with Embracer Group,

synopsis: Embracer adds Easybrain, a leading mobile game developer with proven ability to launch, scale up and operate multiple global category leaders within the logic and puzzle game genre. Easybrain sees a great opportunity in being supported by Embracer to continue developing strong mobile game titles.
buyer: Embracer Group (OM:EMBRAC B:$990.33)
Based in Sweden, Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC, console and mobile games for the global games market. Embracer Group has an extensive catalogue of over 200 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Metro, amongst many others."
target: Easybrain Ltd
Based in Belarus, Easybrain has developed numerous popular puzzle and logic game titles and is currently operating 15 live mobile game titles with a long lifetime, of which multiple games have become category leaders within its dedicated niche.
price ($mm)
$655
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aspyr Media merged with Saber Interactive,

synopsis: Embracer Group, via its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive, has acquired US-based developer Aspyr Media by merger. Aspyr Media is an American video game developer and publisher that has been behind games such as Civilization VI, Borderlands 2, Layers of Fear, Observer, Star Wars™ Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy™, Torn, Jade Empire, and InnerSpace.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Saber Interactive
Saber Interactive is an independent developer of interactive games and entertainment. Founded in 2001, Saber has grown into one of the largest and longest-standing developers of interactive games in Russia/Eastern Europe and one of the few remaining independent game studios producing AAA content. "
target: Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher that has been behind games such as Civilization VI, Borderlands 2, Layers of Fear, Observer, Star Wars™ Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy™, Torn, Jade Empire, and InnerSpace.
price ($mm)
$101
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sumo Digital Ltd., acquired PixelAnt Games sp. z o. o.

synopsis: SumoDigital, a Sumo Group Company is pleased to announce its tenth studio and family member, PixelAnt Games sp. z o. o., based in Wroclaw, Poland. PixelAnt Games is a leader in work-for-hire, co-development, and original IP projects across current and next-gen platforms.
buyer: Sumo Digital Ltd. (AIM:SUMO:$74.40)
Sumo is an award-winning game developer headquartered in Sheffield, with eight UK studios and one studio in India. Sumo is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology, and creativity across a portfolio of games featuring titles for major publishers, including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and 2K."
target: PixelAnt Games sp. z o. o.
PixelAnt Games was founded in 2020, and under the leadership of Pawel Rohleder and Adam Lasoń. PixelAnt Games. Based in Wroclaw, Poland, the studio is a leader in work-for-hire, co-development, and original IP projects across current and next-gen platforms.
price ($mm)
$0.34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Stillfront Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Moonfrog Labs Private Limited, a rapidly growing independent game studio based in Bangalore, India, focusing on Board and Social Card Games. Moonfrog has an extensive games portfolio including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$448.48)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront Group is a leading free-to-play powerhouse of gaming studios. Its diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target: Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.
India-based Moonfrog Labs is a rapidly growing developer and publisher of market-leading Board and Social Card Games. The studio, which was founded in 2013, has an extensive games portfolio of more than 20 games, including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
price ($mm)
$90*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Three Gates AB, will acquire Tableflip Entertainment AB

synopsis: Three Gates has signed a letter of intent with Tableflip Entertainment AB to acquire the assets in Tableflip, a game developer, located in the heart of Gothenburg, Sweden, focusing on creating new and exciting experiences. Tableflip lacks active business today, but owns the rights to a smaller portfolio of retro-style games.
buyer: Three Gates AB (NGM:GATE:$2.39)
Three Gates AB is a publicly listed game development company based on the island of Gotland, off the east coast of Sweden. Founded in 2011, Three Gates is a team of experienced professionals, all gathered in a unique location with an unwavering drive and passion for the video game sector. "
target: Tableflip Entertainment AB
Tableflip Entertainment is a game developer, located in the heart of Gothenburg, Sweden, focusing on creating new and exciting experiences. Tableflip lacks active business today, but owns the rights to a smaller portfolio of retro-style games.
price ($mm)
$0.06
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nacon, will acquire Big Ant Studios

synopsis: Nacon announced the acquisition of Big Ant Studios, one of Australia's largest and oldest independent video game developers. The studio has developed games for legendary franchises such as Spyro the Dragon but is best known for its high quality sports franchises.
buyer: Nacon (ENXTPA:BIG:$179.92)
Nacon, formerly Bigben Interactive SA is a French video game company based in Lesquin. Established in 1981, the company designs and distributes accessories for video game consoles, and publishes and distributes video games for various platforms. "
target: Big Ant Studios
Founded in 2001, Big Ant is one of Australia's largest and oldest independent video game developers. The studio has developed games for legendary franchises such as Spyro the Dragon but is best known for its high quality sports franchises.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nintendo, will acquire Next Level Games

synopsis: Nintendo, one of the world's largest video game companies, will acquire Next Level Games, an independent video game developer in Canada. Next Level Games works closely with Nintendo and develops award-winning titles for the Nintendo Switch, Wii, and 3DS. Their titles include Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Punch-Out!!, Super Mario Strikers, and more.
buyer: Nintendo (TSE:7974:$15,905.43)
Nintendo is one of the world's largest video game companies. Nintendo's mission is to put smiles on the faces of everyone they touch. The company produces video game consoles and has numerous influential video game franchises, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, and more. "
target: Next Level Games
Next Level Games is an independent video game developer in Canada. Next Level Games works closely with Nintendo and develops award-winning titles for the Nintendo Switch, Wii, and 3DS. Their titles include Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Punch-Out!!, Super Mario Strikers, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, will acquire High Voltage Software

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, will acquire High Voltage Software, an award-winning game developer that develops for all major platforms. High Voltage has worked on games in various genres, including first-person shooters, collectible card games, and platformers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$421.54)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: High Voltage Software
High Voltage Software is a game developer that develops for all major platforms. High Voltage prides itself on creating high-quality interactive content and experiences. The studio has worked on games in various genres, including first-person shooters, collectible card games, and platformers.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kongregate Inc., will purchase Three Mobile Games from The Walt Disney Company

synopsis: Kongregate, a leading game publisher and web gaming portal, announced that it is taking over operations of three Disney mobile games: Maleficent Free Fall, Inside Out: Thought Bubbles, and Where’s My Water? 2.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate is a leading game publisher and web gaming portal. Kongregate’s mobile games have been downloaded tens of millions of times and have hundreds of millions of gameplays. Kongregate's web portal features over 100,000 free games played by tens of millions of players per month. "
seller: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$69,762.00)
The acquisition includes three Disney mobile games: Maleficent Free Fall, Inside Out: Thought Bubbles, and Where’s My Water? 2. The three free-to-play games have combined for over 224 million downloads.
price ($mm)
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