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Top Games Deals for April 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$24,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros.GamesInvestment
3$8,000,000Firefly Games ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$5,000,00099Games Ascent Capital, Kalaari CapitalGamesInvestment
10$1,000,000TecSport GamesMoneta VenturesGamesInvestment
12$704,000Daylight StudiosConsortiumGamesInvestment
14UndisclosedEverywear GamesSunstone Technology Ventures, Lifeline VenturesGamesInvestment
15UndisclosedHeYou GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
16UndisclosedHammer & Chisel ConsortiumGamesInvestment
17UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
18UndisclosedTapZen KabamGamesAcquisition
19UndisclosedPlaySpace Faraday Venture Partners, The José Manuel Entrecanales FoundationGamesInvestment

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  1. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  2. Raptr Raises $14M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. India’s 99Games raises series B funding to expand portfolio (Tech In Asia)
  6. Memorado Raises $3.3M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. CodeFights Scores $2.4 Million To Turn Coding Practice Into A Game (TechCrunch)
  8. Philippines’ Xurpas buys into Singapore-based gaming firm MatchMe (Tech In Asia)
  9. Me Girl avatar game company discloses a fresh $1M to make more titles (Tech In Asia)
  10. TecSport Games Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Thai games studio Sinoze raises $750k from InVent, VC arm of Thailand’s largest telco (Tech In Asia)
  12. Daylight Studios gets $704k to help game developers around the world enter Southeast Asia (Tech In Asia)
  13. Sony Is Buying OnLive’s 140 Cloud Gaming Patents And Other Tech, OnLive To Close April 30 (TechCrunch)
  14. Everywear Games Raises Seed Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  15. HeYou Games Raises Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Hammer & Chisel Closes Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  17. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  18. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  19. PlaySpace Secures Second Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Games Deals for February 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$24,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros.GamesInvestment
2$8,000,000Firefly Games ConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$1,000,000TecSport GamesMoneta VenturesGamesInvestment
5UndisclosedPlaySpace Faraday Venture Partners, The José Manuel Entrecanales FoundationGamesInvestment
6UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
7UndisclosedTapZen KabamGamesAcquisition
8UndisclosedHammer & Chisel ConsortiumGamesInvestment

More information

  1. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  2. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. TecSport Games Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. PlaySpace Secures Second Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  7. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  8. Hammer & Chisel Closes Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
3$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
4$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition
6UndisclosedAccess Technology GroupTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7UndisclosedClearMomentumIpreoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8UndisclosedComposyt Light LabsIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10UndisclosedLogibecGI PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
12UndisclosedNewsfloElsevierSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15UndisclosedPremiumBeatShutterstockSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16UndisclosedQuickFire NetworksFacebookSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17UndisclosedRevolution AnalyticsMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18UndisclosedRex FeaturesShutterstockSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19UndisclosedSemetricAppleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20UndisclosedTaggWhistleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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  1. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  2. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  3. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  4. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  5. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)
  6. TA Associates Acquires Majority Interest in Access Technology Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Ipreo Acquires ClearMomentum (FinSMEs)
  8. Intel Buys Smart Eyewear Maker Composyt (EWeek)
  9. Admedo Acquires Dispop (FinSMEs)
  10. GI Partners Acquires by Logibec (FinSMEs)
  11. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  12. Elsevier Acquires Newsflo (FinSMEs)
  13. Synacor Acquires NimbleTV, Startup That Streamed Live TV Online (Variety)
  14. Dropbox Acquires Pixelapse, A Startup Building Collaboration Tools For Designers (TechCrunch)
  15. Shutterstock Acquires Rex Features And PremiumBeat (TechCrunch)
  16. Facebook Acquires QuickFire Networks (FinSMEs)
  17. Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with advanced statistical analysis (Microsoft)
  18. Shutterstock Acquires Rex Features And PremiumBeat (TechCrunch)
  19. Apple Buys UK Startup Behind Musicmetric To Add Analytics To Beats (TechCrunch)
  20. Whistle Raises $15M in Series B Funding; Acquires Tagg (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for December 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$1,200,000,000Multimedia Games Global Cash AccessGamesAcquisition
3$970,000,000Twitch AmazonGamesAcquisition
4$885,000,000Big Fish GamesChurchhill DownsGamesAcquisition
5$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
6$120,000,000KabamAlibaba GroupGamesInvestment
7$110,000,0004:33 Creative Lab Line, TencentGamesInvestment
8$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
10$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
11$70,000,000FanDuel ConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
16$30,000,000Social Point Highland Capital Partners Europe, IdinvestGamesInvestment
17$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,BlueRun VenturesGamesInvestment
18$20,000,000Playstudios ConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment

More information

  1. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  2. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  3. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  4. Big Fish Games to be acquired for $885 million by racetrack operator Churchill Downs (Geekwire)
  5. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  6. Kabam to Receive $120M Investment from Alibaba Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Line And Tencent Pour $110M Into Korea’s 4:33 Creative Lab Games Studio (TechCrunch)
  8. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  9. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  10. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. FanDuel Raises $70 Million as Daily Fantasy Sports Battle Heats Up (Wall Street Journal)
  12. Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination (TechInAsia)
  13. DraftKings, a Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $41 Million (NY Times DealBook)
  14. Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform (TechCrunch)
  15. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  16. Social Point Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  18. Playstudios Secures $20M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  20. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)