GameStop Gobbles French Video Game Chain

Martin, Scott
October 2008
Red Herring;10/1/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of GameStop to acquire Micromania for $700 million in an effort to enhance its European presence. GameStop plans to pay $480 million in cash and assume Micromania debt. The acquisition, which still needs European Commission clearance, will give GameStop new retail locations across France and 1,077 stores in Europe.


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