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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