Sponsored by

Ninja Kiwi sold to Sweden’s MTG for $271m

Henry Burrell
Thu, 25 Mar 2021

Henry Burrell
Thu, 25 Mar 2021
Mobile game developer Ninja Kiwi is being bought by Swedish gaming firm Modern Times Group in a deal worth $271 million.Kumeu-based Ninja Kiwi found international success with its Bloons tower defence mobile games, their titles shortened to Bloons TD. The company has 70 employees across its Auckland and Dundee, Scotland offices.At the time of writing, Bloons TD 6 was number one on the Apple iOS App Store’s action games chart in the US.“The up-front consideration amounts to approximately SEK 1,217m ($203m) and earn-out payments at an...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Pet food millionaire snaffles Taupō racetrack
Pattrick Smellie | Sat, 17 Apr 2021

Tony Quinn is adding Taupō's Bruce McLean Park to the motorsport facilities he already owns at Hampton Downs and Highlands.

Markets Exclusive
Market regulator blasts Australian 'culture of leaks'
Dan Brunskill | Sat, 17 Apr 2021

Leaks are threatening market integrity and should not be tolerated, NZ RegCo says.

The traditional office is dying a slow, painful death
Jehan Casinader | Sat, 17 Apr 2021

The modern workplace has been through various iterations in recent decades, but no one questioned why it existed in the first place.

Partner Content
Highlights from the New Zealand company earnings season

The February earnings season has provided a snapshot of the impact covid-19 has had on different sectors over the last six months and expectations for the year ahead.

Now’s the time to ask hard questions on our future land use

How can we work together to strengthen our economy and support Kiwis to prosper while protecting our natural environment and our climate.