Private Equity Funds Pour $400 Million into New Violent Videogame Outfit

5 de junio de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="23" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Private Equity Funds Pour $400 Million into New Violent Videogame Outfit</h1><p>June 5, 2007 (LPAC)--The private equity firms ABRY Partners, Capital Partners III, and PPM America Private Equity Fund II, along with New York Life and Northwestern Mutual Life, are putting $400 million into the launch of a new violent videogame company, to be called Brash Entertainment, Reuter reports yesterday.</p><p>The company will base its games on Hollywood films. The first game will be from the "horror" series "Saw." In this film, the main characters awake in a dirty bathroom, chained to pipes in opposite corners, alongside a bloody corpse holding a tape recorder.</p></div></body>