Top 20 Games Deals for October 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 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
3 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
4 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
5 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
6 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
7 $100,000,000 DraftKings Eldridge Industries Games Investment
8 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
9 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
10 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
11 $60,000,000 Scopely Consortium Games Investment
12 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
13 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
14 $55,000,000 Kongregate MTG Games Acquisition
15 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
16 $19,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
17 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
18 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
19 $11,000,000 Smash.gg Consortium Games Investment
20 $10,000,000 Automaton Games Cambridge Venture Partners, Improbable Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  3. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  4. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  5. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  6. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  7. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  8. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  9. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  10. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  11. Mobile Games Maker Scopely Banks $60 Million With Valuation Over $600 Million (Variety – Digital )
  12. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  13. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  14. MTG buys GameStop’s mobile game publisher Kongregate for $55 million (VentureBeat)
  15. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  16. Vainglory mobile MOBA maker, Super Evil Megacorp, raises $19 million (VentureBeat )
  17. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  18. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Smash.gg snags $11 mln Series A (PE HUB)
  20. Automaton raises $10 million for survival game where 1,000 players fight in 12 square kilometers (Venture Beat)
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