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Episode 35 — PE Views: Is Gaming the Next Level for Private Equity?

December 9, 2021
Despite certain regulatory and challenges, PE buyers will likely see more investment opportunities in the gaming industry.

Global video game revenue in 2020 jumped by 20% to US$179.7 billion, making the sector larger than the film and North American sports industries combined. And this uptick in gaming is no temporary spike; market forecasts project 10.2% annual growth through 2025. Venture capital firms have enjoyed success in the video game space, which is likely to generate a pipeline of acquisition opportunities for private equity buyers.

In this episode of Connected With Latham, London private equity partner Tom Evans speaks with Bay Area M&A partner Greg Roussel about what private equity firms should consider when getting into the gaming space.

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