Asian buyout firm PAG has committed $250 million in theme park operator Universal Studios Japan. The said fund will be used to develop a new Harry Potter attraction and expand into other parts of Asia.
The Midtown Manhattan headquarters of Blackstone Group transformed to an animal kingdom as eight dignitaries from Sea World gave their private equity parent a visit.
San Francisco-based mobile game business engine Playhaven and mobile analytics firm Kontagent have decided to merge in an all-stock deal is said to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The over 900 pages of preamble and regulations regarding the Volcker Rule appeared to have excluded market-making activities of Wall Street banks, said a Bloomberg report.
Vice Media has bought New York-based digital company Carrot Creative to experiment with ways to distribute its editorial content, in a deal valued between $15 million to $20 million, according to a source familiar with the transaction.
Discovery Communications is looking to buy Food Network majority owner Scripps Networks Interactive. The possible deal could bring in a combined market capitalization of $43 billion.
San Francisco-based gaming startup nWay has raised USD5 million in a funding round led by Translink Capital to build out its ChronoBlade massively multiplayer online (MMO) game.
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UK-based mobile game maker King has delayed its initial public offering (IPO) until 2014 amid fears that its flagship game, Candy Crush Saga, is just a "one hit wonder," said UK-based newspaper.
Programming toy robot maker Play-i raised USD1.4 million from investors all over the world via its crowdfunding campaign on its website that lasted 31 days.
Yahoo! Inc. on Friday confirmed its purchase of online live concert service Evntlive for an undisclosed sum. As a result of the deal, Evntlive will be shutting down and joining Yahoo!'s video team.
Following its USD4.6 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012, Walt Disney Co. has secured marketing and distribution rights over future Indiana Jones installments under an agreement with Paramount Pictures.
As part of its recent acquisition streak, SFX Entertainment bought a majority stake in European ticketing services company Paylogic in a deal valued at approximately USD16.5 million.
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Moorfields Corporate Recovery, the administrator for Blockbuster UK, said the video rental company is doomed to close after efforts to find a buyer had failed, a Bloomberg report said.