Entries in 'acquisition' (102)
Investors believe that Walmart is prepared to offer 12p per share to buyout GAME Group.
MCV understands that staff within GAME’s Basingstoke headquarters believe the firm will fall into administration on March 24th unless a buyer is found.
MCV understands that American retail giant Walmart has made contact with GAME about a possible acquisition of the retailer.
The presumption that GameStop will inevitably acquire GAME could be wide of the mark, if analyst warnings are to be believed.
The deafening silence on GameStop’s intentions towards GAME continues, though one UK newspaper claims that an acquisition may be close.
Speak to any analyst, and they’ll describe – whether politely or not – retail as a market in perpetual decline. The most colourful line recently: ‘dinosaurs thrashing about in the ...
GameStop does want to buy GAME, but it doesn’t want the chain’s Oz business.
The Walt Disney Company has obtained a controlling stake in UTV including the media firm’s games publishing arm UTV Ignition.
UK distributor Gem has confirmed its entry into the digital space with the acquisition of Ztorm.
Popular PC shooting series Painkiller is now part of the Nordic Games IP stable following its acquisition of all product and brand rights from Ontario-based DreamCatcher.
Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two is preparing to raise in the region of $200m ahead of what some believe is an imminent acquisition.
The founder of Paris studio Quantic Dream says he already feels loyal to Sony and would be tempted if the PlayStation company ever made an acquisition offer.
Online games provider Bigpoint has today acquired console sports entertainment studio 49Games.
Sony DADC now handles over half the French games market’s distribution following the acquisition of Supply Chain Performance.
India's UTV Software could soon be fully owned by Disney, if a major acquisition bid is agreed.
The realisation last night of EA’s much-rumoured buyout of PopCap has positioned the publisher as one of the powerhouses of digital gaming, according to EA boss John Riccitiello.
Social games giant Zynga spent more than $100 million during a year-long studio buyout craze, new data reveals.
One leading tech site claims to have it on good authority that EA is on the verge of one of the largest acquisitions ever seen in the games industry.
The CEO of publisher Take-Two has said that the publisher would consider any possible acquisition move.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is considering purchasing a controlling stake of the struggling social network MySpace, according to reports.
A US analyst has claimed that the commercial success of LA Noire means a possible acquisition of Take-Two is now more likely.
Zynga has claimed its fourteenth acquisition in just twelve months, having now bought the San Franciscan outfit DNA Games.
Microsoft is close to completing a deal to acquire Skype, beating out other suitors thought to include Google and Facebook.
Electronic Arts has announced plans to acquire Australian mobile games developer Firemint for an undisclosed sum, with the deal expected to close within the next four weeks.