Jam City - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Jam City M&A Summary

Jam City has acquired 8 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years.

Jam City’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Ludia for $165M. Jam City has acquired in 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include digital media (100%).

Jam City Business Overview

Where is Jam City headquartered?

Jam City is headquartered in Culver City, California.

How many employees does Jam City have?

Jam City has 500 employees.

What sector is Jam City in?

Jam City is a digital media company.

When was Jam City founded?

Jam City was founded in 2010.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Jam City

3525 Eastham Drive,
Culver City, California 90232
United States,
www.jamcity.com

Jam City engages in mobile entertainment, providing social gaming experiences for millions of players around the world. Jam City was founded in 2010 by MySpace cofounders Chris DeWolfe and Aber Whitcomb, and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado. Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop. Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands including Harry Potter, Family Guy, Marvel Avengers and Futurama. Jam City has 500 employees across studios in Los Angeles (HQ), San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle and Buenos Aires. The Jam City team is known for its creative excellence and technological innovation in key areas including storytelling, data science and consumer insights.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - 1 - - - 8
vol $165M $165M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ludia, Inc. 2021-09-08 165M USD Divestiture
Montreal, Quebec · www.ludia.com
231 Play GmbH 2019-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.231play.com
Bingo Pop 2018-11-28 - Divestiture
, Ontario
Brainz 2018-03-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Bogotá, Colombia · www.brainz.co
TinyCo, Inc. 2016-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.tinyco.com
Fat Rascal Games, Inc. 2015-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Sammamish, Washington · www.fatrascalgames.com
Kiwi, Inc. 2015-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.kiwiup.com
Mob Science, Inc. 2013-06-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlsbad, California · www.mobscience.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Digital Media 8 (100%) 165M (100%) - -
Total 8 $165M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - - -
  California 3 - - -
  Washington 1 - - -
Canada 2 165M - -
  Quebec 1 165M - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (50%) - - -
Cross-border 4 (50%) 165M (100%) - -
Total 8 $165M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $165M
TOTAL $165M
Largest Ludia, Inc.
$165M (2021-09-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
25%
2 (25%)

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