Tencent faces new video-game M&A challenge

Tencent faces new video-game M&A challenge

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The frenzy in video-game dealmaking has reached a new level. China’s Tencent (0700.HK) wants to increase its 5% stake in smaller French rival Ubisoft Entertainment (UBIP.PA), the outfit behind the wildly popular “Assassin’s Creed” franchise, according to Reuters. The $380 billion company could offer the founding Guillemot family, who … Read more

Survivors of 2022 crypto crash could be the new Amazons and eBays – BOE

Survivors of 2022 crypto crash could be the new Amazons and eBays – BOE

(Kitco News) The companies that survive the 2022 crypto crash could become the new Amazons and eBays of the world, said Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe. There are similarities between the dotcom collapse of 2000 and this year’s crypto price meltdown, Cunliffe said at the Point Zero Forum in Zurich on Wednesday. “The … Read more