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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired ELK Studios AB

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation, a world leader in entertainment, has acquired ELK Studios, a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: ELK Studios AB
ELK Studios is a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

WinZO, acquired Upskillz Games

synopsis: WinZO, the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India, has acquired a majority stake in Upskillz Games, a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair and fun competitions to compete in.
buyer: WinZO
WinZO is the largest social gaming and entertainment platform in India. WinZO partners with third-party developers to host games on its own Android and iOS app, where users can enjoy personalized multiplayer gameplay experiences. Their platform offers over 100 games to choose from. "
target: Upskillz Games
Upskillz Games is a casual video game development studio in India. Upskillz Games develops casual mobile games with blockchain and Web3-based technology. Their games connects players and provides them with fair, fun, and skillful competitions to compete in.
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closed 5/30/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Supercell, acquired Trailmix

synopsis: Supercell, a global games company, has acquired a majority stake in Trailmix, a mobile game developer in the UK. Trailmix makes snackable yet nourishing casual games that everyone can enjoy. The company aims to develop games that provide a positive, rich and unique free-to-play mobile experience.
buyer parent: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
buyer: Supercell
Supercell is a global games company that handcrafts games for tablets and smart phones using both Apple's iOs and Google's Android platforms. Based in Helsinki, Finland, Supercell was formed by games industry veterans who have collectively developed more than 180 games. "
target: Trailmix
Trailmix is a mobile game developer in the UK. Trailmix makes snackable yet nourishing casual games that everyone can enjoy. The company aims to develop games that provide a positive, rich and unique free-to-play mobile experience.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

AppLovin, acquired Wordle!

synopsis: AppLovin has acquired Wordle!, a casual game developed by Steven Cravotta that challenges players to make words out of letters within a time limit. It is not to be confused with another word game, Wordle, that was acquired by The New York Times in 2022.
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin helps mobile game developers connect with billions of users by providing solutions to monetize, publish, understand, and grow their businesses. Developers use AppLovin’s platform and powerful analytics tools to acquire new users and improve profitability. "
target: Wordle!
Wordle! is a casual game developed by Steven Cravotta that challenges players to make words out of letters within a time limit. It is not to be confused with another word game, Wordle, that was acquired by The New York Times in 2022.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BusinessWire

SciPlay Corporation, acquired Alictus

synopsis: SciPlay Corporation, a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, has acquired Alictus, a global developer and publisher of casual mobile games. Alictus creates ambitious games with bold ideas that entertain millions of people everyday. Their titles include Candy Challenge 3D, Rob Master 3D, Oh God!, and more.
buyer: SciPlay Corporation (SCPL:$606.10)
SciPlay Corporation is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms. SciPlay currently offers seven core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and more. "
target: Alictus
Alictus is a global developer and publisher of popular, casual mobile games. Alictus creates ambitious games with bold ideas that entertain millions of people everyday. Their titles include Candy Challenge 3D, Rob Master 3D, Deep Clean Inc., Oh God!, Money Buster!, Collect Cubes, and more.
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$100
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announced 3/2/2022 via PR Newswire

NetFlix, will acquire Next Games Oy

synopsis: Netflix, Inc. announced that it has entered into a combination agreement to acquire Next Games, a mobile game developer focused on creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. Their mission is to be a trendsetter in developing engaging and social mobile games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies, TV shows, and books.
buyer: NetFlix (NFLX:$29,697.84)
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere."
target: Next Games Oy (HLSE:NXTGMS:$27.85)
Next Games is a mobile game developer focused on creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. Their mission is to be a trendsetter in developing engaging and social mobile games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies, TV shows, and books.
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$71 [$76]
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$28
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2.7x
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announced 2/24/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

WonderFi Technologies Inc., will acquire Sun Machine Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: WonderFi Technologies Inc. has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire Sun Machine Entertainment, an industry leading game development studio and owner of the Go BIG! Franchise, which is currently available on iOS and Android. Sun Machine Entertainment is a leading developer of original video games, founded in Vancouver, Canada.
buyer: WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEOE:WNDR:$0.00)
WonderFi is a leading technology company with the mission of creating better access to digital assets through compliant centralized and decentralized platforms. WonderFi has a multi-pronged business strategy which includes a high-growth consumer finance app. "
target: Sun Machine Entertainment Inc.
Sun Machine Entertainment is a leading developer of original video games, founded in Vancouver, Canada. Sun Machine's debut release, Go BIG! feat. Godzilla vs. Kong, is a casual action mobile game that builds on the hugely successful film Godzilla vs. Kong, is a casual action mobile game.
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closed 2/9/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

iCandy Interactive, acquired Storms

synopsis: iCandy, an Australian mobile game publisher, has acquired a 51% stake in Storms from leading telecom companies Singtel, Advanced Info Services, and SK Telecom. Storms is a mobile game developer in Singapore. Storms develops and publishes hyper-casual mobile games. The company aims to connect players around the world through quality gaming content.
buyer: iCandy Interactive (ASX:ICI:$2.81)
iCandy Interactive Limited is a producer of award-winning action-oriented casual games on mobile devices. They seek to consolidate the best companies within the Asia Pacific region, to continue to develop great content for its users around the world. "
target parent: Temasek Holdings
target: Storms
Storms is a mobile game developer in Singapore. Storms focuses on developing and publishing hyper-casual mobile games. The company is passionate about building an inclusive gaming ecosystem where players around the world can be entertained and connected through quality gaming content.
price ($mm)
$5.65*
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$3
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3.6x
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announced 1/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Nexters Inc., will acquire RJ Games LTD

synopsis: International gaming company Nexters Inc. is to acquire RJ Games, a veteran game development studio which has a vast experience in developing social games in various genres - from casual adventure to strategy games.
buyer: Nexters Inc. (GDEV:$384.49)
Nexters is an international game development company which strives to introduce the joy of core gaming experiences to casual players. "
target: RJ Games LTD
Founded in 2013, RJ Games is a veteran game development studio which has a vast experience in developing social games in various genres - from casual adventure to strategy games.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Kwalee Ltd, acquired Tictales SAS

synopsis: Hypercasual studio Kwalee has made its first acquisition, French narrative outfit Tictales. Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
buyer: Kwalee Ltd
From Draw It to Shootout 3D, UK-based Kwalee creates and publishes innovative games that millions love. Paying generously for the right game and providing priceless development advice, Kwalee's proven experts in hyper-casual gaming want to work to make games into global hits. "
target: Tictales SAS
France-based Tictales specialises in developing story-driven games for mobile. Since its founding in 2015, the studio has released 14 games, including Perfume of Love and Fictions.
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closed 1/18/2022 via PR Newswire

East Side Games, acquired Funko Pop! Blitz

synopsis: East Side Games Group, Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, has acquired all of N3TWORK's interest in and to Funko Pop! Blitz, a match-3 puzzle game featuring the Funko Pop! versions of fan-favorite characters from across multiple iconic franchises, including Universal Pictures’ Back to the Future, Jurassic World and Universal Monsters.
buyer: East Side Games (TSX:EAGR:$73.90)
East Side Games Group (formerly operating under the name LEAF Mobile Inc.) is a leading free-to-play mobile game group, creating engaging games that produce enduring player loyalty. "
target parent: N3twork
target: Funko Pop! Blitz
Funko Pop! Blitz is a match-3 puzzle game featuring the Funko Pop! versions of fan-favorite characters from across multiple iconic franchises, including Universal Pictures’ Back to the Future, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic World and Universal Monsters.
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closed 12/15/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Fragbite Group AB, acquired Lucky Kat

synopsis: Fragbite Group, a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden, has acquired Lucky Kat, a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
buyer: Fragbite Group AB (OM:FRAG:$7.78)
Fragbite Group is a digital gaming entertainment group based in Sweden. Fragbite has subsidiaries active in the mobile games and e-sports industry. The group consists of companies with people who all share the same passion for gaming. "
target: Lucky Kat
Lucky Kat is a mobile game developer in the Netherlands. Lucky Kat focuses on creating casual and hypercasual games that everyone can enjoy. Their titles include Super Bunny World, Sky Chasers, Nom Cat, Road Crash, Tombshaft, and more.
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closed 11/25/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Waysun Inc., acquired Boss Bunny Games

synopsis: Waysun, a full-service entertainment and gaming company, has acquired a majority stake in Boss Bunny Games, a mobile gaming publisher and developer in Dubai. Boss Bunny is focused on developing hyper casual mobile games that are fun for players of all ages and cultures. Their games include Camel Dash, Split 3D- Time to Split!, Wall Smash, and more.
buyer: Waysun Inc.
Waysun is a full-service entertainment and gaming company for owned and licensed content. Waysun publishes games across the mobile, PC and TV platforms in global markets. Their titles include Batter Boy, Cyber Drive 2077, Snoring: Elephant Puzzle, Super Nano Jumper, and more. "
target: Boss Bunny Games
Boss Bunny Games is a mobile gaming publisher and developer in Dubai. Boss Bunny is focused on developing hyper casual mobile games that are fun for players of all ages and cultures. Their games include Camel Dash, Split 3D- Time to Split!, Dodge - Deep Race 9, Wall Smash, and more.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Murka Games, acquired Mobile Deluxe

synopsis: Murka Games, an international game development company, has acquired Mobile Deluxe, a leading developer, publisher and distributor of casual mobile games. Mobile Deluxe creates fun and engaging premium casual games for iOS and Android devices. Their titles include Solitaire Deluxe, Pop Farm, Jewel Factory, Big Win Slots, and more.
buyer: Murka Games
Murka Games is an international game development company that focuses on social casino and casual games. Murka mixes game genres and fresh ideas to sustainably create and publish games for a global audience. Their games include ARK Slots, Infinity Slots, Solitaire Play, Wordelicious, and more. "
target: Mobile Deluxe
Mobile Deluxe is a leading developer, publisher and distributor of casual mobile games. Mobile Deluxe creates fun and engaging premium casual games for iOS and Android devices. Their titles include Solitaire Deluxe, Pop Farm, Jewel Factory, Big Win Slots, and more.
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closed 10/1/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Voodoo SAS, acquired Beach Bum

synopsis: Voodoo, a French mobile game publisher and developer, has acquired Beach Bum, a mobile social game development company in Israel. Beach Bum brings a new twist to classic games such as Backgammon and Spades, by introducing them to the world of online casual games. Their games include Lord of the Board, Spades Royale, and Gin Rummy Stars.
buyer: Voodoo SAS
Voodoo is a French mobile game publisher and developer. Voodoo focuses on creating free-to-play "hyper casual games" for Android and iOS. Their hit games include Helix Jump, Snake VS Block, Paper.io, and more. Their games have over 300M monthly active users and more than 2 billion downloads. "
target: Beach Bum
Beach Bum is a mobile social game development company in Israel. Beach Bum brings a new twist to classic games such as Backgammon and Spades, by introducing them to the world of online casual games. Their games include Lord of the Board, Spades Royale, and Gin Rummy Stars.
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$70
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closed 9/20/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

My.Games, acquired Mamboo Games

synopsis: My.Games, a Moscow-based video game company, has acquired a majority stake in Mamboo Games, a hypercasual mobile games publisher and developer in Belarus. Mamboo builds awesome and fun games for their players to enjoy and helps studios to make chart-topping games. Their titles include Billion Builders, Shift Race, Viking Life: Wild North, and more.
buyer parent: Mail.Ru LLC
buyer: My.Games
My.Games is a Moscow-based video game company that creates and publishes games all over the world. My.Games offers an extensive library of games and software that has reached over 500 million players worldwide. They create titles for PC, consoles, and mobile devices. "
target: Mamboo Games
Mamboo Games is a hypercasual mobile games publisher and developer in Belarus. Mamboo builds awesome and fun games for their players to enjoy and helps studios to make chart-topping games. Their titles include Billion Builders, Shift Race, Viking Life: Wild North, Space Rover: Space Taikon and more.
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announced 8/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Qiiwi Games AB, will acquire Playright

synopsis: Qiiwi Games, a Swedish mobile game developer, will acquire a 63.75% stake in Playright Digital Entertainment LTD (Playright), an indie game studio in the UK that focuses on developing hyper casual games. Playright creates story heavy puzzle and arcade games for mobile devices.
buyer: Qiiwi Games AB (NGM:QIIWI:$10.56)
Qiiwi Games is a Swedish mobile game developer. Qiiwi focuses on developing mobile games aimed at casual gamers in the trivia, match-3 and word/puzzle genres. Their titles include Wordington, Midsomer Murders, Coronation Street, Hell's Kitchen, and more. "
target: Playright
Playright is an indie game studio in the UK that focuses on developing hyper casual games. Playright creates story heavy puzzle and arcade games for mobile devices. The company's goal is to make their players feel good and to get them immersed into positive bite-sized experiences.
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announced 8/18/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Saber Interactive, will acquire Demiurge Studios

synopsis: Embracer Group AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Saber Interactive Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Demiurge Studios, Inc., an independent games development studio based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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: Demiurge Studios
Demiurge Studios is an independent game maker out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 2002, Demiurge Studios made the transition into mobile gaming in 2008 and found success with Marvel® Puzzle Quest™, a top 100 grossing app on the App Store and top 50 grossing on Google Play.
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announced 8/5/2021 via Company Press Release

DECA Games, will acquire CrazyLabs

synopsis: Embracer Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in CrazyLabs Ltd. CrazyLabs is an Israel-based publisher and developer of hit mobile game Super Stylist and long-lasting casual and lifestyle role playing games. As part of Embracer Group, CrazyLabs will operate as an independent group under DECA Games.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: DECA Games
DECA Games is a publisher and developer of video games that is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The company's primary focus is on acquiring and operating older free-to-play games. They are the current owners and developers of the massively multiplayer online shooter Realm of the Mad God. "
target: CrazyLabs
CrazyLabs is an Israel-based publisher and developer of hit mobile game Super Stylist and long-lasting casual and lifestyle role playing games. Additionally, CrazyLabs is one of the top hyper-casual publishers, being the 3rd most downloaded publisher in all of mobile games in 2020.
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closed 8/4/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

CrazyLabs, acquired Firescore Interactive

synopsis: CrazyLabs, a top 3 mobile games publisher and developer based in Israel, has acquired Firescore Interactive, a mobile games development studio in India. Firescore creates hypercasual games for the entire world to enjoy. Their games, Soap Cutting and Acrylic Nails, has over 120 million downloads worldwide.
buyer: CrazyLabs
CrazyLabs is a top 3 mobile games publisher and developer based in Israel. CrazyLabs is a worldwide leader in casual and hyper-casual game development, distribution and innovation. Their portfolio of games include Phone Case DIY, DIY Makeup, Shoal of Fish, ASMR Slicing, Coin rush!, and more. "
target: Firescore Interactive
Firescore Interactive is a mobile games development studio in India. Firescore creates hypercasual games for the entire world to enjoy. Their games, Soap Cutting and Acrylic Nails, has over 120 million downloads worldwide.
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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired ELK Studios AB

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation, a world leader in entertainment, has acquired ELK Studios, a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: ELK Studios AB
ELK Studios is a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Light & Wonder, Inc., acquired Playzido Limited

synopsis: Light & Wonder, Inc., formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation, announced that the Company has significantly increased the scope of its iGaming content capabilities with the acquisition of Playzido, a dynamic content creation platform provider and game supplier.
buyer: Light & Wonder, Inc. (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Light & Wonder, Inc. (formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation), is the global leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. Guided by a culture that values daring teamwork and creativity, the Company builds new worlds of play, developing game experiences loved by players around the globe."
target: Playzido Limited
Playzido is a dynamic content creation platform provider and game supplier. Playzido’s proprietary Remote Gaming Server (RGS) platform is one of the best in the iGaming industry for rapid custom game development
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closed 12/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired ELK Studios AB

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation, a world leader in entertainment, has acquired ELK Studios, a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: ELK Studios AB
ELK Studios is a Stockholm-based developer with a long history of producing carefully crafted games with ground-breaking mathematics, superb artwork and a mobile-first focus.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Lightning Box Games Pty Limited

synopsis: Scientific Games, a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting, has acquired Lightning Box Games Pty Limited, a company that designs and develops slot games. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in entertainment offering dynamic games, systems and services for casino, lottery, social gaming, online gaming and sports betting. "
target: Lightning Box Games Pty Limited
Lightning Box Games Pty Limited designs and develops slot games. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, will acquire Don Best Sports

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Don Best Sports Corporation, a leading global supplier of real-time betting data and pricing for North American sporting events.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation develops technology-based products and services, and related content for the gaming, lottery, and interactive gaming industries worldwide. "
target parent: Big Stick Media Corporation
target: Don Best Sports
Don Best Sports Co., a subscription-based information service company, provides real-time betting data relevant to North American sporting events. They also publish a wide range of market-sensitive information letting customers make a more educated wager, and the ability to monitor any changes.
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closed 2/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired EsysnetG

synopsis: Worldwide gaming supplier Scientific Games Corporation has announced a deal to acquire a majority stake in EsysnetG, a video bingo content studio based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The acquisition provides Scientific Games with access to EsysnetG's existing and future video bingo content for the development of online, mobile, and land-based games.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry’s broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services. "
target: EsysnetG
E-SYS Techologia EM Informática S.A. (EsysnetG) is a video bingo content studio based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Mauricio Lara, the founder of EsysnetG, has a long history of developing math models, engines, and video bingo content for multiple markets.
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announced 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, will acquire NYX Gaming Group Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation and NYX Gaming Group Limited announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Scientific Games will acquire NYX. NYX Gaming is a leading digital gaming provider. They offer customers the widest portfolio of content available, with access to more than 2,000 game titles.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a global leader in technology-based gaming systems, table games, table products and instant games and a leader in products, services and content for gaming, lottery and interactive gaming markets. "
target: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a leading digital gaming provider. NYX offers customers the widest portfolio of content available, with access to more than 2,000 game titles, via OGS™, which allows licensees to leverage the best-of-breed, multi-vendor casino content from around the world.
price ($mm)
$631
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$176
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$25
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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:$2,153.00)
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.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Lapis Software Associates

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has completed the acquisition of Lapis Software Associates, a company that provides the global lottery industry with a wide range of information technology products and services.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
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: Lapis Software Associates
Since 1994, Lapis has provided the global lottery industry with a wide range of information technology products and services spanning point of sale device software, communications, gaming transaction systems, back-office software solutions, mobile applications and other automation solutions.
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Spicerack Media, Inc.

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation ("Scientific Games") announced it completed the acquisition of privately held mobile and social game company Spicerack Media, Inc. ("Spicerack"). The addition of Spicerack, creator of the Bingo Showdown social bingo game app, complements Scientific Games' impressive stable of social casino games and mobile offerings.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
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: Spicerack Media, Inc.
Spicerack Media, Inc. is a privately held mobile and social game company. Their leading product, Bingo Showdown, which constitutes the large majority of Spicerack's revenue, was a top five social bingo title in 2016, and has seen increased growth and market share gains each quarter since its launch
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closed 7/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Parspro Ltd

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Parspro.com, a provider of full-service betting systems and related products via the internet and mobile devices.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a global leader in providing customized, end-to-end gaming solutions to lottery and gaming organizations worldwide. Scientific Games' integrated array of products and services include instant lottery games as well as server-based interactive gaming machines. "
target: Parspro Ltd
Parspro is a leading provider of complete on-line betting systems and related services for organisations that operate — or plan to operate — betting services on an electronic media platform.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired GameLogic Inc.

synopsis: Scientific Games Corporation announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of GameLogic Inc., a provider of interactive marketing services for the U.S. regulated gaming industry, including GameLogic's software for internet-based loyalty programs for lottery players.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading integrated supplier of instant tickets, systems and services to lotteries worldwide, a leading supplier of server based gaming machines and systems, Amusement and Skill with Prize betting terminals and interactive sports betting terminals and systems. "
target: GameLogic Inc.
GameLogic, based in Waltham, Massachusetts, was founded in 2002 and developed a number of web-based loyalty programs for the casino industry before recently expanding its offerings to serve the needs of lotteries.
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announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

CLIQ Digital, will acquire Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd

synopsis: CLIQ Digital AG signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the business operations of the UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd (MM). UME and MM are active in the distribution of digital products.
buyer: CLIQ Digital (XTRA:CLIQ:$81.22)
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime. "
target: Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. and Moonlight Mobile Ltd
UK based companies Universal Mobile Enterprises Ltd. (“UME“) and Moonlight Mobile Ltd. are active in the distribution of digital products. UME and Moonlight Mobile host a wide selection of mobile entertainment services to an international audience.
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