Jagex’s majority stake sold to US venture firm

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 10 January 2012 12:26 GMT

A US venture firm has bough a 55%t controlling majority share in Jagex, increasing its stake by a further 20%.

Insight Venture Partners bought the controlling stake as of papers filled on Decemeber 23 at Companies House, as reported by Develop, with £2.5 miillion in expenses passed off for the deal

It also suggest that company co-founder Andrew Gower has sold his stake in the company to Insight.

Jagex has said it’ll not comment on the takeover.

The studio is currently working on a Transformers MMO, as well as continued support on Runescape.

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