M&A Deal Summary

Zynga Acquires Challenge Games

On June 4, 2010, Zynga acquired internet software and services company Challenge Games

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Zynga’s 3rd transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Zynga’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Zynga’s 1st transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-06-04
Target Challenge Games
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Zynga
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Challenge Games

Austin, Texas, United States
Challenge Games, Inc. is a social gaming company.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Zynga

San Francisco, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2007
Sector Digital Media
Employees2,245
Revenue 2.0B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Zynga's corporate headquarters in downtown San Francisco, California.
Zynga's corporate headquarters in downtown San Francisco, California.

Zynga is a developer of online social games with more than 200 million monthly active users connected via social networks such as Facebook and technology platforms such as the iPhone. Zynga was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 21
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 3 of 5
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 20
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 12
Year (2010) 3 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-21 XPD Media

Beijing, China

XPD Media, Inc. is a social gaming company.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-08-06 Unoh Games

Tokyo, Japan

Unoh Games is a provider of online games.

Buy -