Top 20 Games Deals in May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
5 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
8 $75,000,000 Huya.com Consortium Games Investment
9 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
10 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
11 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
12 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
13 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
14 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
15 $10,000,000 Avalanche Studios Nordisk Film Games Investment
16 $9,000,000 Legends of Learning Baltimore Angels Games Investment
17 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
18 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
19 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment
20 $6,600,000 Yogome Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  5. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  6. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  7. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Ping An Insurance leads $75m Series A in video streaming platform Huya (Deal Street Asia)
  9. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  10. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  11. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  13. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  14. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Mad Max developer Avalanche scores $10 million from Nordic film giant (VentureBeat)
  16. Legends of Learning raises $9 million for expansion (Balitmore Sun)
  17. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  18. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  19. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )
  20. Yogome, a Mexican startup that makes educational games for kids, raises $6.6M (TechCrunch)
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