Playtika buys Finnish gaming co Seriously for $275m

Playtika

The Israeli gaming company has confirmed to "VentureBeat" that it has acquired the Helsinki-based publisher of Best Fiends, a mobile game with nearly 100 million downloads.

Israeli gaming company Playtika has acquired Finnish gaming company Seriously for $275 million, "VentureBeat" reports. Both companies confirmed the acquisition to "VentureBeat" but did not disclose the price of the deal.

Helsinki-based Seriously is the publisher of Best Fiends, a mobile game with nearly 100 million downloads.

Based in Israel, a Chinese consortium bought Playtika for $4.4 billion in 2016.

Published by Globes, Israel business news - en.globes.co.il - on August 27, 2019

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