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KLab Buys Pikkle To Expand International Business [Social Games]

Tokyo-based (and listed) KLab has announced it acquired Pikkle, a social gaming company established in 2005. Pikkle was led by Englishman David “DC” Collier who joins KLab to accelerate its international business.

In 2009, Pikkle raised money from Mixi, CyberAgent, and a few other Japanese companies.

According to Japanese media reports, KLab paid 175 million yen (US$2.1 million) to take over Pikkle, which used to provide social games to Mixi and GREE.

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