Activision Blizzard Inc, a leading player in the mobile game publishing giant, is buying King Digital Entertainment Plc, a mobile publisher, for $5.98 billion. After beating the market expectations for third quarter results, Activision has announced its decision of acquiring King. Activision is keen on expanding the mobile gaming activity as the acquisition will create biggest games powerhouse in the world. It's estimated that after the acquisition, it will be next to the market leader Tencent in the global market. The company's stock rose to its all-time high as investors responded positively to the acquisition news.
NEW YORK, NY and SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - BRIC Language Systems, shortly after entering the translation services industry, has been successful in securing a major account in PrivCo - Private Company Financial Intelligence founded by Sam Hamadeh. PrivCo has been cited thousands of times in international media for research done on IPO's such as Twitter, Weibo, and Candy Crush. First up on the radar for PrivCo, is the IPO of Chinese technology giant Alibaba.
King Inc., developer of Candy Crush Saga, hired three banks to prepare for IPO.