Consolidation Could Hasten Among Gamers

Abrams, Sandra Lea
November 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/21/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 44, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the condition of merger and acquisition deals in the video game industry in the U.S. Inclusion of video game companies among the private equity firms' portfolio of investment; Assessment of investment bankers regarding the merger and acquisition deals in the video game industry; Growth in the video game sector


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