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Big Fish Games Scores $83 Million Investment

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2008 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT

Casual games publisher/developer Big Fish Games closed an $83.3 million common stock financing from Balderton Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Salmon River Capital that it intends to use to accelerate its global expansion.

“After an extensive search, we are delighted to announce our new partners,” said Jeremy Lewis, president and CEO of Big Fish Games. “Together they share our vision for building a transformative entertainment company serving the international community of game developers and consumers.”

“Big Fish Games has a remarkably deep and talented management team and the company is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the worldwide growth of online interactive entertainment,” stated Mark Evans, general partner of Balderton Capital, who will join the Big Fish Games Board of Directors. “We, along with General Catalyst and Salmon River, are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with the Big Fish Games team and contribute to their rapid growth and market leadership.”

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