Entries in 'buyout' (53)
The video games industry saw record consolidation in 2012, with total spending on buyouts and mergers hitting $4.2bn.
Having seen fellow struggler Blockbuster rescued over the weekend, hopes are high that HMV will have similar good news very soon.
Rumours suggest that Ziff Davis is on the brink of an acquisition of IGN.
Valve, the company that does not want to be sold, is being linked to another buyout.
Talks about the proposed buyout of Valve at the hands of EA HAVE taken place, a new report claims.
Supermarket giant Tesco has acquired a 91 per cent stake in Milton Keynes based streaming music service We7.
The future of GAME’s Norwegian and Swedish stores has been saved following its acquisition at the hands of Nordic Games Holding.
EA shares has enjoyed a sharp jump on rumours that South Korean gaming giant Nexon has made a bid for the publisher.
A deal has been agreed that has tonight seen GAME exit administration, MCV believes.
The future of retailer GAME could be on the verge of being secured.
MCV has learnt that senior members of the GAME management teams have been told to brace for the possibility of administration.
Electronics giant Sony has completed its full takeover of Sony Ericsson by buying out its Swedish partner for €1.05bn.
An online report suggests that Sony could be on the verge of an aggressive move into the mobile phone market by buying out partner Ericsson from their joint mobile business.
Online games provider Bigpoint has today acquired console sports entertainment studio 49Games.
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.
Shares in US publisher Take-Two have reached their highest point for 29 months in the wake of solid quarterly results and rumours of a possible acquisition.
It may all be just rumour for now, but belief from investors that a possible deal between Activision and Take-Two could be on the cards saw shares in the Rockstar ...
Media giant Viacom sold Rock Band developer Harmonix for a nominal fee, an unconfirmed report has claimed.
Staff at renowned Liverpool studio Bizarre Creations have spoken of a twenty-four-hour emotional rollercoaster as it has emerged that several companies have shown interest in buying the Blur developer.
Amazon.com has made a £200 million bid to acquire movie rental company LoveFilm.