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Re: EA to Drop More Than $800M for Two Indie Game Studios
Posted by: Keith Regan 2007-10-13 06:35:40
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Electronic Arts will pay more than $800 million to buy two video game studios from the private equity firm that purchased them two years ago. EA, the largest publisher of video games worldwide, will acquire VG Holding from Elevation Partners. VG consists of BioWare and Pandemic Studios, each of which Elevation acquired at fire-sale prices in 2005. The purchase significantly beefs up EA's product portfolio and development assets in key areas, including action adventure and role-playing games.

Re: EA to Drop More Than $800M for Two Indie Game Studios
Posted by: GameJobHunter 2007-10-13 06:37:48 In reply to: Keith Regan
There are going to be many more buyouts just like this one in the coming years. If you are interested in working in the gaming industry, there are lots of opportunities and there is a site - - that will let you post your resume for free and get connected to small to medium-sized video game companies.
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