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14 July 2015

Genesis Capital exits Czech Game Group spinoff after less than three years

video-controller-336657_1280 Eastern European private equity provider Genesis Capital has exited Czech video game and console retailer JRC Czech less than three years after buying the asset from the struggling UK-based Game Group.

12 November 2014

NorthEdge nets tenth deal by backing video game maker Sumo Digital

console game gaming computer UK private equity firm NorthEdge Capital has sealed its tenth investment by backing video game development studio Sumo Digital.

26 March 2014

King Digital Entertainment prices IPO at $22.50 per share

candy crush saga King Digital Entertainment has priced its IPO at $22.50 per share, which values the mobile game group behind Candy Crush Saga at $7bn.

12 March 2014

Apax-backed King Digital Entertainment prices IPO at $21 to $24 per share

candy crush saga Venture capital-backed King Digital Entertainment - best known for its Candy Crush Saga puzzle game - has priced its upcoming IPO at $21 to $24 per share, which could value the mobile gaming group at over $7.5bn.

31 January 2014

Zynga buys game developer NaturalMotion for $527m

ninja Gamemaker Zynga has bought venture capital-backed mobile game developer NaturalMotion for $527m.

30 September 2013

Thrive Capital backs Twitch’s $20m Series C

game-pad Venture capital firm Thrive Capital has led a $20m Series C funding round fro video platform and community for gamers Twitch.

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