Mandate Vinge advises in the divestment of Apprope to publicly listed MAG Interactive

December 21, 2020

Vinge advises the founders of Apprope, a Swedish mobile game developer, in connection with the divestment of the Apprope to MAG Interactive.

Apprope is a Swedish mobile game developer, founded in 2012. The company develops games aimed at a casual audience, with a focus on games within the word category. 55 million players have played Apprope's games and several of their products have ranked high on the US charts. The company is most famous for the word game Word Bubbles, which has in the past six years generated around ten million downloads, had sales of approximately SEK 100 million and reached the top download charts in the word game category in the US on both App Store and Google Play.

Vinge’s team consisted of Daniel Rosvall and Jonas Bergström.

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