M&A Deal Summary

RealNetworks Acquires Echodio

On August 1, 2009, RealNetworks acquired internet software and services company Echodio

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is RealNetworks’ 7th transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is RealNetworks’ 9th transaction in the United States.
  • This is RealNetworks’ 4th transaction in Washington.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2009-08-01
Target Echodio
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) RealNetworks
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Echodio

Seattle, Washington, United States
website
Echodio is a provider of music libraries and playback through browsers.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

RealNetworks

Seattle, Washington, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1994
Sector Software
Revenue 58M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
RealNetworks' corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington.
RealNetworks' corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

RealNetworks is a provider of Internet streaming media delivery software and services. RealNetworks delivers digital entertainment to consumers directly and indirectly through business relationships with mobile operators and other businesses around the world. RealNetworks was established in 1994 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 13 of 16
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 7 of 8
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 13 of 16
State (Washington) 4 of 4
Country (United States) 9 of 10
Year (2009) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-04-01 Trymedia Systems

San Francisco, California, United States

Trygames.com has more than 1,200 games though many of those titles are more casual in nature and like many of its e-distribution competitors, there are few “new” games with frontline pricing.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-09-14 Backstage Technologies

Canada

Backstage Technologies, Inc. is a software company that creates games for social networks.

Buy -