Top 20 Games Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
2 $226,000,000 Douyu TV Tencent, Phoenix Capital Games Investment
3 $150,000,000 DraftKings Revolution Growth Games Investment
4 $30,500,000 Akili Consortium Games Investment
5 $30,000,000 Pixonic Mail.Ru Games Acquisition
6 $25,000,000 Bonfire Studios Andreessen Horowitz, Riot Games Games Investment
7 $21,935,925 Team17 LDC Games Investment
8 $21,750,000 Big Viking Games Consortium Games Investment
9 $20,000,000 Mobcrush Consortium Games Investment
10 $15,000,000 Faceit Consortium Games Investment
11 $11,800,000 Paradox Interactive Undisclosed Games Investment
12 $10,000,000 Firefly Games China Construction Bank International Holdings, China Credit Limited Holdings Games Investment
13 $10,000,000 Kahoot! Consortium Games Investment
14 $10,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
15 $8,250,000 GameCo Consortium Games Investment
16 $7,500,000 Plain Vanilla Glu Mobile Games Investment
17 $5,579,450 Gumbler Consortium Games Investment
18 $5,000,000 First Contact Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
19 $4,873,000 Super League Gaming Toba Capital, aXiomatic Games Investment
20 $4,600,000 Huuuge Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Tencent leads the US$226M financing of Twitch-like streaming site, Douyu TV (e27)
  3. Online Fantasy Sports Company DraftKings Raises $150M (FinSMEs)
  4. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  5. ProCEEd #74 > Mail.Ru buys Pixonic for $30M, Lithuania receives €58.8M to form new VC funds, Yandex shuts down its startup accelerator (ProCEEd)
  6. World of Warcraft’s lead designer announces new studio with $25M in funding (Built In LA)
  7. Games Developer Team17 Secures £16.5M from LDC (FinSMEs)
  8. Big Viking Games Raises $21.75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Mobcrush Completes $20M Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  10. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Games company Paradox Interactive raises $11.8M from the crowd (TechCrunch)
  12. Firefly Games raises $10 million to make Hollywood-based mobile games (VentureBeat)
  13. Kahoot! Closes $10m Financing Round To Help Improve Learning For All (Medium)
  14. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  15. GameCo Raises $8.25M in Seed and Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Plain Vanilla Raises up to $7.5M from Glu Mobile (FinSMEs)
  17. Swedish real-money eSports company Gumbler raises €5 million from tennis and football stars (PocketGamer)
  18. First Contact Entertainment Raises US $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Super League Gaming Raises $5M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Huuuge Raises $4.6M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
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