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Top 20 Games Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
2 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
3 $120,000,000 Kabam Alibaba Group Games Investment
4 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
5 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
6 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
7 $50,000,000 Gumi Consortium Games Investment
8 $41,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
9 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
10 $30,000,000 Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, Idinvest Games Investment
11 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,BlueRun Ventures Games Investment
12 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
13 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
14 $15,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $15,000,000 Kiwi Consortium Games Investment
16 $15,000,000 Octro Sequoia Capital Games Investment
17 $13,000,000 BlueStacks Samsung Ventures Games Investment
18 $12,200,000 Flaregames Accel Partners, T-Venture Games Investment
19 $10,000,000 Curse Inc. GGV Capital Games Investment
20 $10,000,000 1006tv Sequoia Capital, ClearVue Partners Games Investment

More information

  1. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  2. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  3. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  4. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  5. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  6. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  8. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  9. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  10. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  12. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  13. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  14. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  15. Kiwi Closes $15M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  18. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  19. Overseas Companies Look to China as U.S.’s Curse Inc. Scores New Funding (Wall Street Journal)
  20. Sequoia Capital Leads $10M Series B In China’s 1006.tv (China Money Network)

Top 20 Games Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
2 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
3 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
4 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
5 $50,000,000 Gumi Consortium Games Investment
6 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
7 $30,000,000 Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, Idinvest Games Investment
8 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,BlueRun Ventures Games Investment
9 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
10 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
11 $15,000,000 Octro Sequoia Capital Games Investment
12 $15,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
13 $13,000,000 BlueStacks Samsung Ventures Games Investment
14 $12,200,000 Flaregames Accel Partners, T-Venture Games Investment
15 $10,000,000 Curse Inc. GGV Capital Games Investment
16 $7,100,000 Kamcord Consortium Games Investment
17 $7,000,000 Thatgamecompany Capital Today Games Investment
18 $6,500,000 If You Can Company Consortium Games Investment
19 $6,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
20 $5,000,000 Industrial Toys Accel Partners Games Investment

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  3. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  4. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  6. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  7. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  9. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  10. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  11. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  13. Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  14. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  15. Overseas Companies Look to China as U.S.’s Curse Inc. Scores New Funding (Wall Street Journal)
  16. Kamcord gets $7.1 million in funding for mobile game videos (Gigaom)
  17. Thatgamecompany Raises $7 Million to Fund Follow Up to ‘Journey’ (Variety)
  18. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Industrial Toys Raises $5M From Accel To Build Tablet Games For Serious Players (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
5 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
6 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
7 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
8 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
9 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
10 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
12 $100,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $100,000,000 Neebula ServiceNow Software & Services Acquisition
14 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $95,000,000 eNovance Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition
16 $93,661,150 Markco Media Monitise Transactions Acquisition
17 $88,000,000 Delivery Hero Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
18 $85,586,750 Base79 Rightster Marketing Acquisition
19 $85,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $76,000,000 Powa Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  3. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  4. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  5. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  6. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  7. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  8. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  9. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  10. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  11. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  12. BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. ServiceNow to Acquire Israel’s Neebula for $100 Million (Re/code)
  14. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  15. Red Hat to Buy eNovance in OpenStack Collaboration (The Wall Street Journal)
  16. Monitise Acquires Markco Media For Up To £55M, Includes MyVoucherCodes And Last Second Tickets (TechCrunch)
  17. Delivery Hero Raises $88M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Rightster acquires Base79 (Advanced Television)
  19. Delivery Hero Raises $85M in Series F Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Powa secures USD76m for m-commerce platform (Mobile Payments Insider)

Top 20 Games Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
2 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
3 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
4 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
5 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
6 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
Games Investment
7 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
8 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
9 $15,000,000 Octro Sequoia Capital Games Investment
10 $15,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
11 $12,200,000 Flaregames Accel Partners, T-Venture Games Investment
12 $7,100,000 Kamcord Consortium Games Investment
13 $7,000,000 Thatgamecompany Capital Today Games Investment
14 $6,500,000 If You Can Company Consortium Games Investment
15 $6,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
16 $5,000,000 Industrial Toys Accel Partners Games Investment
17 $5,000,000 Outplay Entertainment Consortium Games Investment
18 $4,800,000 Lezhin Entertainment NCsoft Games Investment
19 $4,000,000 Survios Consortium Games Investment
20 $3,698,860 Preloaded Learning Technologies Group Games Acquisition

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  3. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  4. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  6. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  7. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  8. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  9. Octro Raises $15M in Series A funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Super Evil Megacorp Raises $15 Million to Prove Mobile Gaming Can Be Hardcore (Re/Code)
  11. Germany’s Flaregames raises $12.2M for free-to-play mobile games (VentureBeat)
  12. Kamcord gets $7.1 million in funding for mobile game videos (Gigaom)
  13. Thatgamecompany Raises $7 Million to Fund Follow Up to ‘Journey’ (Variety)
  14. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Industrial Toys Raises $5M From Accel To Build Tablet Games For Serious Players (TechCrunch)
  17. Monster Legacy developer Outplay closes $5M funding round (VentureBeat)
  18. NCsoft invests $4.8 million in Korean web comics firm (Games Industry Biz)
  19. Survios Raises $4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Headline: Learning Technologies Group Acquired Preloaded (Edukwest)