Top 20 Games Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $750,000,000 PopCap Games EA Games Games Acquisition
2 $434,400,000 Tote Betfred Games Acquisition
3 $350,000,000 Bigpoint Summit Partners, TA Associates Games Acquisition
1 $196,000,000 Centrebet Sportingbet Games Acquisition
5 $104,000,000 OpenFeint GREE Games Acquisition
6 $85,000,000 Kabam Undisclosed Games Investment
7 $42,000,000 Rovio Consortium Games Investment
8 $32,500,000 Lumosity Consortium Games Investment
9 $30,000,000 Gaikai Undisclosed Games Investment
10 $30,000,000 Kabam Consortium Games Investment
11 $28,000,000 Griptonite Games Glu Mobile Inc. Games Acquisition
12 $25,000,000 Online Warmongers Cybergun Games Acquisition
13 $24,000,000 Wooga Undisclosed Games Investment
14 $20,000,000 Gazillion Entertainment Consortium Games Investment
15 $18,000,000 Kixeye Consortium Games Investment
16 $18,000,000 TinyCo Andreessen Horowitz Games Investment
17 $15,000,000 Raptr Consortium Games Investment
18 $14,000,000 CocoaChina Consortium Games Investment
19 $12,000,000 Badgeville Norwest Venture Partners, El Dorado Ventures Games Investment
20 $12,000,000 Digital Chocolate Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. PopCap Games Acquired By EA For $750M (Northwest Innovation)
  2. Betfred Confirms the Successful Acquisition of the Tote for GBP265m (PR Newswire)
  3. PE Firms Buy Controlling Stake In Online Game Firm Bigpoint (Paid Content)
  4. Sportingbet to buy Centrebet for $183m (The Australian)
  5. Japanese Company GREE Buys Mobile Social Gaming Platform OpenFeint For $104 Million In Cash (Techcrunch)
  6. Kabam Raises $85 Million to Become the Zynga of Hardcore Games (Mashable)
  7. Angry Birds Maker Rovio Raises $42 Million From Accel, Atomico And Felicis (Techcrunch)
  8. Lumosity Lands $32.5 Million for Brain-Training Business (Mashable)
  9. Game-streaming firm Gaikai raises $30M (Venturebeat)
  10. Social Gaming Company Kabam Raises $30 Million, Plans Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  11. Glu Mobile Acquires Two Developers as Game Consolidation Heats Up (allthingsd)
  12. French investor pours money into Online Warmongers at $50M valuation (Venture Beat)
  13. Germany’s Wooga raises $24M for social games on Facebook (Venturebeat)
  14. Gazillion raises $20M of a new nearly $50M round (San Francisco Business Times)
  15. Social Game Developer Kixeye Raises $18 Million, Adds Zynga Co-founder Andrew Trader To Its Board (Techcrunch)
  16. TinyCo Raises $18 Million From Andreessen Horowitz For Mobile Gaming (Techcrunch)
  17. Social Gaming Network Raptr Raises $15 Million; Hits 6 Million Users (Techcrunch)
  18. Chinese Game Developer CocoaChina Raises $14 Million (Penn Olson)
  19. Badgeville Receives $12 Million in Fresh Capital (Benzinga)
  20. Intel Leads $12 Million Round In Game Developer Digital Chocolate (Techcrunch)
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