Zhongji Holding - JAGEX

JAGEX, the owner and developer of the iconic RuneScape online gaming franchise, was placed at the heart of a new public Chinese gaming company, Zhongji Holding. Zhongji Holding is part of Shanghai Zhongji Enterprise Group, a highly respected and well-established Chinese company, and its acquisition of JAGEX represents its first foray into the gaming sector. Corum represented JAGEX during the M&A process. Zhongji Holding is committing significant resources to its investment in the global games sector and further acquisition activity is anticipated as the Company increases its presence in the space.

Seller:
JAGEX
United Kingdom
Buyer:
Zhongji Holding
China
Closed:
September 2016

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