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closed 2/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired Yoyo Games

synopsis: Gaming technology and services supplier Playtech has acquired GameMaker creator YoYo Games. Yoyo Games has developed the GameMaker technology, which enables casual game developers to develop a game using a single code and run it on a variety of platforms: Windows 8, Apple, Xbox, HTML5, Computers’ iOS, Ubuntu, and others.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: Yoyo Games
YoYo Games is the home of GameMaker: Studio, the fastest and friendliest cross-platform game development technology out there. GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games within a single code base.
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$16
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closed 6/13/2019 via BusinessWire

AppOnboard, Inc., acquired Buildbox

synopsis: AppOnboard, the leading no-code mobile app design and development platform, has acquired Buildbox, the global leader in no-code mobile game development. Buildbox’s suite of tools allows anyone to create amazing games regardless of technical skill and has been used to create over 45,000 unique games in 2018.
buyer: AppOnboard, Inc.
AppOnboard is a no-code platform for building interactive mobile app experiences. AppOnboard’s no-code suite of software and tools, including AppOnboard Studio, unlock creativity by removing the traditional technical hurdles associated with mobile app development and reversing industry trends. "
target: Buildbox
Buildbox is the world's first software that allows anyone to create amazing games regardless of technical skill. Due to its unique user interface, making games don't require any scripting, programming or software design experience. Buildbox’s suite of tools was used to create 45,000 games in 2018.
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closed 2/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc., acquired VoxPop Network Corporation

synopsis: Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. has announced that it has acquired a leading pop culture gaming platform developed by VoxPop Network Corp., one of the largest pop culture gaming companies in the market. The gaming platform is used by many of the leading entertainment and media sites on the web.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc.
Mindspark features social and entertainment destinations including Zwinky®, IWON®, Excite®, Retrogamer™, Kazulah™, and GirlSense®, and fun and interactive products that enable users to creatively express themselves online including Webfetti™, SmileyCentral® and others. "
target: VoxPop Network Corporation
VoxPop Network Corp. is one of the largest pop culture gaming companies in the market.
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announced 6/17/2013 via PR Newswire

High 5 Games, will acquire Electrotank

synopsis: High 5 Games and Electrotank, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which High 5 Games will acquire substantially all of Electrotank's assets and intellectual property. As a result of the agreement, High 5 Games will welcome the Electrotank team into the company.
buyer: High 5 Games
High 5 Games is the premier game creator of the casino industry. Developing for the land-based, online, and social markets, High 5 Games has created hundreds of games that are played on six continents and in nearly 50 countries. "
target: Electrotank
Electrotank is a leading provider of high-performance online and mobile game technology, including ElectroServer, the most robust real-time multiplayer networking engine for Flash, Unity 3, iPhone, Android, XNA, and HTML5.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BusinessWire

Lucid Sight, acquired Colyseus

synopsis: Lucid Sight, an independent game studio, has acquired Colyseus, an open-source multiplayer game engine in Brazil. Colyseus focuses on providing synchronizable data structures for realtime and turn-based games, matchmaking, and ease of usage both on the server-side and client-side. The engine is used in over 5,000 multiplayer projects each month.
buyer: Lucid Sight
Lucid Sight is an independent game studio known for developing games on the cutting-edge of technology such as VR and Blockchain. Lucid Sight has developed games across platforms such as PlayStation, iOS, Android, Oculus VR, and PC. Their titles include MLB Champions, CSC, HeroCade, and more. "
target: Colyseus
Colyseus is an open-source multiplayer game engine in Brazil. Colyseus focuses on providing synchronizable data structures for realtime and turn-based games, matchmaking, and ease of usage both on the server-side and client-side. The engine is used in over 5,000 multiplayer projects each month.
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closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired SkookumScript

synopsis: Agog Labs, the developer of SkookumScript for Unreal Engine 4, has been acquired by Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: SkookumScript
Agog Labs is the developer of SkookumScript, a programming language and tool suite dedicated to the creation of game-play in video games. Agog Labs is a member of VIATEC, DigiBC, the International Game Developers Association, and the BC Innovation Council Venture Acceleration Program.
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closed 6/30/2016 via Market Wire

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., acquired HiAlgo, Inc.

synopsis: AMD announced the acquisition of software company HiAlgo Inc., a developer of unique PC gaming technologies designed to help Radeon™ RX Series GPUs transform gaming experience, increase GPU efficiency and improve the overall consistency of gaming experiences. The acquisition lays the groundwork for future gaming innovation in Radeon Software.
buyer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD:$8,646.00)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, provides processing solutions for the computing, graphics, and consumer electronics markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. It offers microprocessor products, including servers and workstation microprocessors, notebook microproce"
target: HiAlgo, Inc.
HiAlgo, Inc. has developed a framework for optimizing and accelerating the rendering performance and significantly cutting down GPU processing time - for virtually any kind of 3D applications.
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closed 10/1/2007 via

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired Game Trust, Inc.

synopsis: Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks(R), Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Game Trust, Inc, a casual game infrastructure company based in New York. Real plans to add Game Trust's innovative community and commerce capabilities to the technology platform currently offered to Real's games syndication partners.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK:$171.96)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services. "
target: Game Trust, Inc.
Game Trust has developed the platform of choice for online casual games and community. As consumers have demanded more from interactive entertainment, Game Trust has responded with advances in community, interactive game play, social networking, affinity, online profiles and usage reporting.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 1/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Wmode Inc., purchased ProvisionX from Glu Mobile

synopsis: Wmode, the leading provider of mobile content managed services under the ClearMode brand, announced the acquisition of ProvisionX, the third party mobile games delivery business for mobile operators from Glu Mobile, a leading global publisher of mobile games.
buyer: Wmode Inc.
Wmode operates ClearMode, a mobile content distribution service that provides for the recruitment, management, discovery, delivery and payment of mobile content. Wmode offers a complete suite of technologies and services as a managed service. "
seller: Glu Mobile (GLUU:$540.52)
Glu is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners.
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,506.63)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Tapinator, Inc., acquired InAppFuel

synopsis: Tapinator, Inc. announced that it has acquired InAppFuel (IAF), a social casino company. InAppFuel powers the casino functionality for a number of application developers on mobile platforms, including Metamoki, Five-O Poker, DreamQuest Games, GameMasons, and many others.
buyer: Tapinator, Inc. (OTCPK:TAPM:$0.00)
Tapinator is a global developer and publisher of mobile games on the iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. The Company focuses on operating its own titles, publishing properties where it holds substantial ownership positions, and making strategic investments into promising mobile companies. "
target: InAppFuel
InAppFuel is the first and only minigame SDK for mobile developers. They help developers boost their monetization and engagement via proven in-app minigames, including slots and scratch-offs.
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Viber, acquired Nextpeer

synopsis: Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users is making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It had acquired Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an software development kit to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Viber
Viber is a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Users can send free text messages, fun stickers, photos, videos and doodles, share locations, make free HD-quality calls and communicate with Push-To-Talk. "
target: Nextpeer
Nextpeer is a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an software development kit (SDK) to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
price ($mm)
$9.00
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closed 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Vivox

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company has acquired Vivox, the provider of cross-platform voice and text communication tools for games. More than 50 million users in 180+ countries exchange billions of voice minutes each month using Vivox.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$772.45)
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Vivox
Vivox provides communication services for games where players interact on the Web, on their mobile devices on PCs or on gaming consoles. More than 50 million users in 180+ countries exchange billions of voice minutes each month using Vivox.
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, acquired Plexchat

synopsis: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the acquisition of Plexchat – a communications platform for mobile gamers. The acquisition aims to elevate the social experience within the company’s suite of mobile titles by integrating enhanced community features and chat capabilities to encourage and facilitate increased player engagement.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together all of its businesses involved in the delivery of home entertainment content to consumers. WBHE focuses on maximizing distribution scenarios to make content available to audiences through as many channels, platforms and devices as possible. "
target: Plexchat
Plexchat is a communications platform for mobile gamers. Founded in 2015, Plexchat’s platform was designed to foster a community for players to connect with the games they love. The company is focused on building the premier tool for social coordination in mobile games.
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closed 5/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Odd Networks, acquired Overdog, Inc.

synopsis: Odd Networks, an open source platform designed to give access to a powerful set of tools that enables customers to launch their own content streaming service, has acquired Overdog, a social matchmaking platform connecting like-minded gamers to create better online multiplayer experiences.
buyer: Odd Networks
Odd Networks is an open source platform designed to give access to a powerful set of tools that enables customers to launch their own content streaming service across an array of mobile, tablet, and connected TV devices. "
target: Overdog, Inc.
Overdog is a social matchmaking platform connecting like-minded gamers to create better online multiplayer experiences. Currently available exclusively as an app on Xbox One, Overdog’s goal is to revolutionize multiplayer matchmaking for all games.
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closed 7/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Razer, purchased Software Assets from OUYA

synopsis: Razer, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, confirmed it acquired the software assets of OUYA, including its content catalog and online retail platform. OUYA enables any creator to publish a video game for televisions. OUYA’s marketplace now has over 1,000 games from established AAA developers to emerging game artists.
buyer: Razer
Razer's mission to create high quality products designed solely to meet the demanding needs of gamers. The use of cutting-edge technology, extensive field testing by top eSports athletes, followed by constant fine-tuning, has produced a line of award winning products. "
seller: OUYA
OUYA enables any creator to publish a video game for televisions. OUYA’s marketplace now has over 1,000 games from established AAA developers to emerging game artists. OUYA’s marketplace now has over 1,000 games from established AAA developers to emerging game artists.
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announced 11/21/2013 via PR Newswire

Changyou.com Limited, will acquire Raidcall

synopsis: Changyou.com, a leading online game developer and operator in China, announced that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement to which Changyou will acquire 62.5% of the equity interests in Raidcall. Raidcall a free social communication platform primmarily for gamers, for US$50 million in cash.
buyer parent: Sohu.com Inc.
buyer: Changyou.com Limited (CYOU:$741.04)
Changyou.com is a leading developer and operator of online games in China. They operate one of the most popular multi-player online role-playing games in China and two popular web games. Changyou also owns and operates the 17173.com Website, a leading game information portal in China. "
target parent: Kalends Inc.
target: Raidcall
RaidCall is a free, elegant and simple tool that allows you to instantly communicate with groups of people. It brings together elements of instant messaging, group communication and voice chat into a professional group communication software. Furthermore, it is the best choice of gamers while gaming
price ($mm)
$30*
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closed 8/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Glu Mobile Inc., acquired GameSpy Industries, Inc.

synopsis: Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices, announced that it has acquired GameSpy Technology from IGN Entertainment. GameSpy is one of the leading providers of technologies and services for multiplayer and server-based gaming across a wide array of platforms.
buyer: Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU:$540.52)
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu’s unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world – supporting iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Google Chrome and beyond. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: GameSpy Industries, Inc.
GameSpy Industries, Inc. provides connected gaming technology solutions and services for the video game industry. It offers GameSpy Connect, a family of SDK and services that provide networking, matchmaking, usage analysis, CD key, patching, and administrative functions for online multiplayer games.
price ($mm)
$2.34
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closed 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Player.Me, acquired Evolve Labs

synopsis: Player.me, a social discovery platform for the gaming and eSports community, has acquired Evolve Labs, a social gaming platform for PC gamers with in-game collaboration tools, such as VoIP, multiplayer party system, matchmaking, screen capture, video recording, and streaming.
buyer parent: XSplit
buyer: Player.Me
Player.me is the social discovery platform for the gaming and eSports community. They help players discover other players, new games, groups they should be a part of, teams they should play with, content and the creators they'll love, events they should participate in and more, all in one place. "
target: Evolve Labs
Evolve Labs makes platforms and products that help gamers connect, coordinate, and play the games they love with their friends online. Their social network, collaboration tool-set, and their ad hoc competition suite are paving the way for a generational shift in entertainment.
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closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Tiidal, acquired Sportsflare Ltd.

synopsis: Tiidal Gaming Group, a leading Canadian esports and gaming platform company, has acquired Sportsflare Ltd., a leading provider of AI-powered esports betting solutions in the UK. Sportsflare delivers robust odds feed and advanced betting solutions for sportsbooks and online betting companies.
buyer: Tiidal
Tiidal Gaming Group is a leading Canadian esports and gaming platform company. Tiidal is focused on enabling competitive gaming and building the future of game-based entertainment. The company owns and operates Lazarus Esports, Canada's first established esports team. "
target: Sportsflare Ltd.
Sportsflare is a leading provider of AI-powered esports betting solutions in the UK. Sportsflare delivers robust odds feed and betting solutions for sportsbooks and online betting companies. Their odds feed provide in-play and pre-match esports odds, scheduling, and settlement in over 300 markets.
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closed 2/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired Yoyo Games

synopsis: Gaming technology and services supplier Playtech has acquired GameMaker creator YoYo Games. Yoyo Games has developed the GameMaker technology, which enables casual game developers to develop a game using a single code and run it on a variety of platforms: Windows 8, Apple, Xbox, HTML5, Computers’ iOS, Ubuntu, and others.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: Yoyo Games
YoYo Games is the home of GameMaker: Studio, the fastest and friendliest cross-platform game development technology out there. GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games within a single code base.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 7/22/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Tilting Point, acquired FTX Games

synopsis: Tilting Point, a leading free-to-play game publisher, has acquired free-to-play mobile games and assets from gambling technology software leader Playtech plc. Tilting Point's acquisition includes FTX Games, known for publishing The Walking Dead: Free Casino Slots and Russia-based Plamee Studios, the developer behind Narcos: Cartel Wars.
buyer: Tilting Point
Tilting Point is a next-generation games partner that provides top development studios with capital, expert resources, services, and operational support to scale the success of high-quality free-to-play games. "
target parent: Playtech plc
target: FTX Games
FTX Games is an award-winning publisher of mobile and social games based on major box-office films and TV shows. Russia-based Plamee is a leading, cross-platform, casual and mid-core games developer for mobile players across all devices.
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closed 10/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Playtech plc, acquired BetBuddy

synopsis: Playtech, the gambling industry’s leading software and services supplier, has acquired BetBuddy. BetBuddy provides a predictive analytics and personalisation platform that allows their clients to better understand their customers. Government run gaming organisations rely on BetBuddy to help to understand and better manage their customer experience.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: BetBuddy
BetBuddy provides a predictive analytics and personalisation platform that allows their clients to better understand their customers. Government run gaming organisations and the world's largest technology suppliers rely on BetBuddy to help to understand and better manage their customer experience.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired ECM Systems Ltd

synopsis: Playtech, a gaming technology development company, has made another acquisition, this time securing a UK retail bingo software firm, ECM Systems. ECM Systems Limited develops and licenses digital bingo software and support services.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: ECM Systems Ltd
ECM Systems Limited develops and licenses digital bingo software and support services. The company is based in Hull, United Kingdom. ECM, which posted revenue of £9.1 million in the 2016 financial year, counts the likes of Gala Leisure and Mecca Bingo amongst its customers.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
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3.7x
closed 5/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired Funtactix

synopsis: Online gambling technology provider Playtech has boosted its casual games offering by acquiring social and mobile game studio Funtactix. Funtactix is an award winning game development studio that has carved out a niche by developing social and mobile games based on Hollywood film properties.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: Funtactix
Funtactix is an award winning online game development studio specializing in social games and mobile games based on major motion pictures. Funtactix currently maintains a studio network with offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv.
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announced 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, will acquire Quickspin AB

synopsis: Playtech has brokered a deal to acquire Swedish games studio Quickspin. Headquartered in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, Quickspin has a portfolio of over 20 games and develops video slot games for both the online real-money and social gaming markets.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees. "
target: Quickspin AB
Headquartered in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, Quickspin has a portfolio of over 20 games and develops video slot games for both the online real-money and social gaming markets.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.8x
announced 7/1/2015 via Reuters

Playtech plc, will acquire Ava Trade

synopsis: Playtech Plc said it has agreed to buy currency trading platform Ava Trade for $105 million to expand its online trading platform. AvaTrade is one of the world’s most popular and trusted online FX and CFD brokers, delivering the best forex trading experience for novice and expert traders alike.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. Its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees. "
target: Ava Trade
AvaTrade’s user-oriented perspective, combined with financial backing, is unique in the field of online trading. AvaTrade has created the optimal trading environment for every trader. AvaTrade’s scope includes a spectrum of trading instruments including Forex, stocks, commodities and indices.
price ($mm)
$105
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
4.3x
announced 6/1/2015 via Reuters

Playtech plc, will acquire Plus500

synopsis: Playtech Plc, the online gaming company, has agreed to buy Plus500, an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 1,900 different underlying global financial instruments comprising equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, indices and commodities.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is the world's largest online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge, value added solutions to the industry's leading operators. Since Playtech's inception in 1999, its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content. "
target: Plus500 (AIM:PLUS:$221.48)
Plus500 has developed and operates an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 1,900 different underlying global financial instruments comprising equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, indices and commodities.
price ($mm)
$697
rev ($mm)
$221
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
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closed 2/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Playtech plc, acquired Yoyo Games

synopsis: Gaming technology and services supplier Playtech has acquired GameMaker creator YoYo Games. Yoyo Games has developed the GameMaker technology, which enables casual game developers to develop a game using a single code and run it on a variety of platforms: Windows 8, Apple, Xbox, HTML5, Computers’ iOS, Ubuntu, and others.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech is an online gaming software supplier, offering cutting-edge solutions to the industry's leading operators. its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with their licensees. "
target: Yoyo Games
YoYo Games is the home of GameMaker: Studio, the fastest and friendliest cross-platform game development technology out there. GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games within a single code base.
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$16
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announced 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Playtech plc, will acquire Aristocrat Lotteries

synopsis: Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, has entered into an agreement with Aristocrat Leisure Limited to acquire Aristocrat Lotteries, a leading supplier of server-based-gaming and online client server solutions for interactive video terminals.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Founded in 1999, Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing, CRM services and hosting. Playtech has more than 3,400 employees located in twelve countries. "
target parent: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
target: Aristocrat Lotteries
Aristocrat Lotteries is a leading supplier of server-based-gaming and online client server solutions for interactive video terminals in both Norway and Italy. Its TruServ™ platform is well-established and accredited for the Italian market. Aristocrat Lotteries is based in Stockholm.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 7/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Playtech plc, acquired PokerStrategy.com

synopsis: Playtech, the international designer, developer, licensor and provider of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, announces the acquisition of PokerStrategy.com. PokerStrategy.com offers Internet-based poker education services. The company provides learning materials and online poker games.
buyer: Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target: PokerStrategy.com
PokerStrategy.com offers users comprehensive poker education packages for various skill levels, from beginner to professional. Additionally, it offers coaching and consulting services.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 1/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Playtech Limited, acquired Geneity Limited

synopsis: Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile and land-based gaming industry, announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Geneity Limited ('Geneity'), a UK based provider of e-gaming software products, focused primarily on the sportsbook and lottery sectors.
buyer: Playtech Limited (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target: Geneity Limited
Geneity provides an innovative new suite of e-gaming products, built with years of experience in the sector, but re-designed from the ground up to take advantage of the latest trends in the market.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

Playtech Limited, acquired Ash Gaming Limited

synopsis: Playtech Limited has expanded its product offering with the acquisition of games developer Ash Gaming Limited. Ash Gaming has developed into one of the leading developers of interactive gambling and betting games, predominantly slot-based games, with more than 30 licensees including many of the popular online sportsbooks.
buyer: Playtech Limited (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target: Ash Gaming Limited
Ash Gaming is a leader in its field, focusing solely on providing innovative, best-of-breed games to the betting and gambling sector. The company began life in 2002 delivering specific custom projects for customers in the early online gaming market.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.8x
closed 2/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Playtech, acquired Virtue Fusion Ltd.

synopsis: Playtech Ltd, the leading software provider to the online, mobile, TV and land based gaming sector, announces it has acquired the business and assets of Virtue Fusion, the leading developer and licensor of online bingo products.
buyer: Playtech (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target: Virtue Fusion Ltd.
Virtue Fusion develops Bingo and networked gaming solutions for the online gambling industry, primarily targeting existing online gaming operators, bookmakers, land-based operators and media companies.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.6x
closed 8/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Playtech, acquired MixTV Ltd

synopsis: Interactive gaming leader Win Gaming Media, Inc. announced that Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software to the online gaming industry, has acquired the assets of Win Gaming Media subsidiary, MIXTV Ltd.
buyer: Playtech (LSE:PTEC:$1,767.78)
Playtech, the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is a vibrant, forward-thinking software company aimed at offering exciting and innovative value-added solutions to the online gaming industry's top operators. "
target parent: Win Gaming Media, Inc.
target: MixTV Ltd
MiXTV brings the success of mobile messaging to TV. our expertise lie in providing end-to-end solutions to deliver broadcast quality mass-multi-player games and interactive TV applications to all analog, digital, terrestrial and DBS based networks.
price ($mm)
$1.25
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 6/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Askott Entertainment Inc. will be merged with FansUnite Media, Inc,

synopsis: Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott Entertainment Inc. by way of a three-cornered amalgamation. Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: FansUnite Media, Inc (CNSX:FANS:$0.00)
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. "
target: Askott Entertainment Inc.
Askott is a Vancouver and Malta based software development company that has produced a one of a kind complete iGaming platform, Chameleon Gaming Platform, with an Esports first focus geared for the next generation of online bettors and casino players.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gauselmann AG, acquired Bede Gaming

synopsis: The Gauselmann Group has acquired a significant majority stake in Bede Gaming, the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
buyer: Gauselmann AG
Gauselmann is a German gaming and gambling company founded by Paul Gauselmann. Gauselmann AG, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, sells, and operates amusement machines, amusement with prize machines for customers in Germany and internationally. "
target: Bede Gaming
Bede Gaming is the leading online gaming platform headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. Bede develops and markets online gaming platforms for operators of casino, sports betting and lottery offerings.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Epic Media Sweden AB, acquired QTech Games

synopsis: QTech Games, Asia’s number-one games distributor, has announced a major merger with leading games reseller, Epic Media, in order to bolster its platform’s position at the forefront of the industry for taking the best online games to market across emerging territories.
buyer: Epic Media Sweden AB
Epic Media is a leading games reseller, based in Sweden. Epic Media is headed up by Staffan Lindgren and Ulf Norder, both of whom have extensive experience in the gambling industry. Norder was previously director of development at Yggdrasil and Evolution Gaming. "
target: QTech Games
QTech Games is the fastest growing game distributor in Asia. Its mission is to find the best online (Random Number Generator) games in the world and distribute them to operators in Asia and other global growth territories.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Blockchain Innovations Corp., acquired The Games Company

synopsis: BlockChain Innovations Corp., an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry, has acquired The Games Company (TGC), an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
buyer: Blockchain Innovations Corp.
Blockchain Innovations Corp. (BCI) designs and develops market ready blockchain technology for public and private real-money wagering and peer-to-peer gaming companies across the globe. BCI offers a fully functional crypto-currency wallet for PebbleCoin, a gambling-by-design cryptocurrency. "
target: The Games Company
The Games Company is an independent casino games development house with a mission to deliver high quality gaming content. TGC is a UK company with a development team based in Portugal, creating HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Stride Gaming, will acquire 8Ball Games Limited

synopsis: Stride Gaming, the multi-branded online gaming operator, announced that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of 8Ball Games Limited. 8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo.
buyer: Stride Gaming (AIM:STR:$50.11)
Stride Gaming is an online gaming operator in both the Bingo-led and social gaming market, using its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and related gaming and social activities to players. Stride Gaming only operates in regulated markets. "
target: 8Ball Games Limited
8Ball Games is an online bingo operator with a 2% market share of the UK online bingo market. It has over 60,000 active players and 74 sites, including Booty Bingo and WeWantBingo. 8Ball operates a multi-platform multi brand strategy, acquiring the lower end of the market.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 7/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

IBID Group, acquired Pragmatic Play

synopsis: Internet-focused investment firm IBID Group has completed the acquisition of Pragmatic Play. Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. It contains unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop.
buyer: IBID Group
IBID, the internet business investment development company, is an umbrella organisation investing in and buying companies across a number of different sectors, predominately internet-based companies with long term growth potential. "
target: Pragmatic Play
Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest growing providers of mobile and desktop digital casino games for the online gaming industry. Containing unique in-house content of over 150 proven slot games for mobile and desktop, the Pragmatic Play games library is defined by its mantra of innovation.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Newogioco Group, acquired Odissea

synopsis: Newgioco Group completed the acquisition of Odissea Betriebsinformatik Beratung Gmbh a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house.
buyer: Newogioco Group
Newgioco Group, Inc., together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a fully integrated licensed online and land-based gaming operator. The company conducts its business primarily through our internet-based gambling and sports betting platform under the registered brand Newgioco. "
target: Odissea
Odissea is a gaming software development company which owns and operates a proprietary betting platform and product development house which currently processes approximately $400 million in betting turnover on an annual basis.
price ($mm)
$1.45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Novomatic AG, acquired Betware Ltd.

synopsis: Novomatic AG, through its subsidiary Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, has acquired a majority shareholding in Betware Holding hf., the Icelandic gaming pioneer and the leader in online gaming solutions for the lottery market.
buyer: Novomatic AG
Novomatic AG was established in 1980 and is the holding and core company of the Novomatic Group of Companies, which covers the full range of business lines within the gaming and amusement industry. "
target parent: NSA Ventures
target: Betware Ltd.
Betware Ltd. develops interactive gaming solutions. It offers lottery, mobile lottery, instant, sports, bingo, skill and casual, casino, and poker games.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2013 via Company Press Release

NetPlay TV plc, acquired Vernons Games Limited

synopsis: NetPlayTV, the interactive gaming group, is pleased to announce that it has purchased Vernons.com, the e-gaming division of Sportech plc, from Sportech (Alderney) Limited. Vernons Games Limited operates an online casino, bingo, poker and sports book.
buyer: NetPlay TV plc (AIM:NPT:$42.84)
NetPlayTV is the UK's largest interactive TV gaming company. They use their extensive knowledge of creating profitable games with their proven ability to create great TV show formats. They develop highly successful brands that people can play on TV, online and on their mobile. "
target parent: Sportech
target: Vernons Games Limited
Vernons Games Limited operates an online casino, bingo, poker and sports book. They also provide The Football Pools, to more than half a million customers each week, along with a variety of other innovative e-Gaming and betting services.
price ($mm)
$4.82
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2013 via PR Newswire

SHFL entertainment, acquired Protec Games

synopsis: SHFL entertainment, Inc. has acquired ProTec Games, Inc., a computer-based content provider for casino slot games, table games, and online video games. Located in Qingdao, China, ProTec will continue to develop graphical assets and perform software development and testing for SHFL's slot machines and other electronic products.
buyer: SHFL entertainment (SHFL:$259.05)
SHFL entertainment is a leading global gaming supplier committed to making gaming more fun for players and more profitable for operators through product innovation, and superior quality and service. "
target: Protec Games
ProTec Games, Inc. is a professional developer of multimedia and software assets for various types of games including slot game, table game, and online video game. Protec Games also provides premium services of artwork creation, software development and game math analysis.
price ($mm)
$0.34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Spiffbet AB, acquired STHLMGAMING

synopsis: Spiffbet, a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting, has acquired STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts.
buyer: Spiffbet AB (OM:SPIFF:$0.00)
Spiffbet is a Swedish developer of online games for casino and betting. Spiffbet produces highly customisable casino games that can be tailored to operator needs. They offer traditional casino games under their Spiffbet Casino brand and hybrid Take5 Type games under their Spiffbet Sports brand. "
target: STHLMGAMING
STHLMGAMING is a Swedish game company that develops online casino slots. STHLMGAMING develops casino games for PC and mobile devices. Their slots are designed to be simple and easy to understand, and offer potentially high payouts. Their games include The Golden Chase, Sunset, Boost It, and more.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Absolute Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming has completed the acquisition Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer Absolute Games. Absolute will be integrated into the Penn Interactive Ventures division. Penn Interactive Ventures operates the company’s various social casino products such as Hollywoodcasino.com and Viva Slots Vegas.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,140.35)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-nine facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Absolute Games
Absolute Games is a Las Vegas-based social bingo games developer. Their games include a Keno game and a top rated version of a classic casino-style game. Both are available in app stores.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

ME2ON Co., Ltd., acquired Lucky Zen Limited

synopsis: ME2ON Co., Ltd., a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Lucky Zen Limited, a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. Lucky Zen develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot, DoubleHit Casino, and a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
buyer: ME2ON Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A201490:$18.75)
ME2ON is a leading online social casino game developer and operator in Asia. They offer an integrated online social poker game platform, Fulpot Poker, and an integrated mobile social casino game platform, Full House Casino. "
target: Lucky Zen Limited
Lucky Zen Limited is a game development and publishing company in Hong Kong. The company develops social casino games for mobile devices. Their games include Classic Vegas Slot and DoubleHit Casino. They also have a lineup of 21 solitaire games.
price ($mm)
$49*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Red7Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has acquired Red7Mobile, a game studio that designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$3,248.40)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; and more. "
target: Red7Mobile Ltd.
Red7Mobile designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry. Their portfolio includes slot games, instant win/scratch cards, and table games. In addition to game content, Red7Mobile also offers a range of sports betting solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

GamePoint B.V., acquired Luck Genome

synopsis: GamePoint, a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer social gaming, has acquired the Israeli company Luck Genome. Luck Genome create games for various platforms and networks. Their Slots Craze brand provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field.
buyer: GamePoint B.V.
GamePoint B.V. is a worldwide leader in real-time multiplayer gaming, well known for GamePoint Bingo and GamePoint RoyalDice. They aim to entertain a worldwide audience with their real time multiplayer social games. They provide social features in their games and have extensive community support. "
target: Luck Genome
Luck Genome is a game development company. Luck Genome has developed the Slots Craze brand, which provides a platform for more than sixty social casino games and is considered one of the world's leading players in its field. They create and produce top-level casual, mobile and social titles.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Penn National Gaming, Inc., acquired Rocket Games

synopsis: Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced that it acquired Rocket Games, Inc., a leading developer of social casino games. Rocket Games was recognized by industry experts Eilers & Krejcik Gaming as the fastest growing social casino company in 2015.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$3,140.35)
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates twenty-seven facilities in seventeen jurisdictions. "
target: Rocket Games
Developing for online, social and mobile markets, Rocket Games is a social casino game developer operating primarily in the North American market. The company, founded in 2013, is based out of San Francisco and operates a portfolio of over 50 slots titles.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

NYX Gaming Group Ltd., acquired Game360

synopsis: Developer of gaming content NYX Gaming Group Ltd. announced that the purchase of Game360 Ltd. had been completed. Game360 is known to develop and distribute native and HTML5 mobile solutions as well as sports betting software to a number of gambling operators that provide their services on the Italian regulated market.
buyer: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming proudly serves premium gaming content and fast, flexible gaming systems in true partnership with well over 100 customer partners using a combination of lottery, bingo and casino platforms and library of 300+ games. "
target: Game360
Game360 is an online and mobile software supplier offering a complete set of cross media and value added solutions to the gaming, casino and gambling industry's national and multinational leading operators.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2015 via Market Wire

GSN Games, acquired Idle Gaming

synopsis: GSN Games, a leading provider of social casino games and cash tournaments, has acquired social casino game developer Idle Gaming, whose titles include Fresh Deck Poker, Slots of Fun and Video Poker Tour. The acquisition adds both high-quality talent and mobile platform technologies that support GSN Games' long-term strategic growth.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: GSN Games
GSN Games delivers social casino games and cash tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. Founded in 1999, the company has evolved into one of the world's top game publishers and creators with game content on mobile, social and the Web. "
target: Idle Gaming
Idle Gaming is the premium brand in social casino gaming. With their team of veteran iGaming professionals, seasoned Social/Mobile experts, rockstar developers & the highest art quality standards, Idle Gaming creates the world's most entertaining & authentic social casino games.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Plaor merged with CrowdGather, Inc.,

synopsis: Vertical interest social media network, CrowdGather, Inc., announced that it has closed its merger agreement with privately held, Plaor and Plaor Acquisition Corp, CrowdGather’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Plaor is a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Plaor
Plaor, a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games, is located in the heart of Boston's fast growing Innovation District. Plaor produces Mega Fame Casino, an innovative and highly rated social casino available on iOS, Android & desktop.
price ($mm)
$5.22
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
21.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Global, will acquire Pariplay

synopsis: Aspire Global, a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels, will acquire Pariplay, an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation.
buyer: Aspire Global
Aspire Global is a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels. Their services provide everything needed in order to succeed in online gaming. Aspire Global's suite of services include casino and sportsbook management, CRM, payments, call centers, and more. "
target: Pariplay
Pariplay is an online casino content developer in Gibraltar that creates online games and systems that add real value to any Casino operator. Their Interactive Gaming Solution (IGS) provides a turnkey solution for any online gaming operation. Their games include Mystic Manor, Parrot's Gold and more.
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