gumi Inc. raises 5 billion JPY to Accelerate Global Business Expansion


TOKYO & SAN FRANCISCO – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, July 08, 2014

gumi Inc., a leading developer of mobile social games, today announced it has raised a total of 5 billion JPY via private placement from multiple investors, led by WiL, LLC.
 
The additional capital allows gumi to continue to accelerate its business expansion, both domestically and overseas. By offering a compelling portfolio of immersive mobile titles to global users, gumi reinforces its commitment to become a worldwide leading provider of mobile online games.
 
Other investors include, among others, and in no particular order—SEGA Networks Co., Ltd.; JAFCO Co., Ltd.; B Dash Ventures Inc.; Shinsei Corporate Investment; GREE, Inc.; Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd.; and DBJ Capital Co., Ltd.
 
About gumi
 
Established on June 13th, 2007, gumi Inc. is a top developer and operator of mobile online games, and has distributed more than 40 titles on various platforms including many hit games starting with 任侠道 (Ninkyodo) in 2011 and Brave Frontier, recently developed by its subsidiary Alim Co. Ltd. and published globally by gumi. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company has been growing its presence globally since 2012, with overseas operations in Asia in Singapore, Korea, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines, and in Western countries in the U.S. and France.
 
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