Leyou & Perfect World - Digital Extremes

One of the world's most successful independent game studios, Ontario-based Digital Extremes was founded in 1993 is well known for such titles as Epic Pinball, the Unreal franchise, and, most recently, its highly popular free-to-play action game, Warframe. Through subsidiaries, Hong-Kong based Leyou Technology Holdings and Beijing-based Perfect World acquired a majority stake in the company. Leyou Holdings, listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, is a holding company currently diversifying its businesses by entering the video game industry. Perfect World Co., Ltd. is a leading online game developer and operator, primarily developing online games based on proprietary game engines and game development platforms. 

"Going through the process with Corum, your holding our hands and guiding us through – we couldn’t have done it without you, obviously."
- James Schmalz, 
Digital Extremes
Seller:
Digital Extremes
Canada
Buyer:
Leyou Technology Holdings
Hong Kong
Closed:
July 2015

quotesWe are grateful to Jeff and the Corum team for helping make this happen. Corum’s ability to execute a worldwide search and bring multiple, qualified buyers into the process is critical for any software company looking for investment, but in particular in a market as global as ours. That ability, coupled with their deep domain knowledge and overall M&A expertise were keys to making our process so successful.quotes

Andy Hill
Oniqua MRO Analytics