Scopely, a Los Angeles, CA-based mobile games company, raised $340m in Series E funding.
Backers included Wellington Management, NewView Capital, TSG Consumer Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), funds managed by BlackRock, D1, Battery Ventures, Eldridge, Declaration Partners, Moore Strategic Ventures, Greycroft, Baillie Gifford, Sands Capital, Revolution Growth, and Highland Capital Partners.
The company will use the funds to continue to support its M&A strategy, as well as to expand into new product categories.
Founded in 2011 and led by Co-CEOs Javier Ferreira and Walter Driver, Scopely is a global interactive entertainment company that creates immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer experience. It is home to franchises including Scrabble® GO, MARVEL Strike Force, Star Trek™ Fleet Command, Looney Tunes™ World of Mayhem, WWE Champions, The Walking Dead: Road To Survival™, YAHTZEE® With Buddies and Wheel of Fortune®: Free Play, among others.
The company has global operations and games studios across Los Angeles, Barcelona, Boulder, Dublin, London and Tokyo with additional studio partners in seven countries across four continents. It now has approximately 950 employees across offices and studios in the United States, Spain, Ireland, the UK, and Japan.