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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 Asia & Pacific Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
11 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
12 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 SECOO Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $90,000,000 Quikr Kinnevik Transactions Investment
20 $82,000,000 17u.cn Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  6. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  7. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  8. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  9. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  10. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  11. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  12. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  13. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  14. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  15. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  16. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  17. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Luxury Site SECOO Secures US$100M of Series D Funding for Overseas Expansion (TechNode)
  19. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (TechCrunch)
  20. Tencent Joins A $82mn Round of Funding in Online Travel Service 17u (TechNode)

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)