Akamon was founded on 2011 as a spinoff of the business incubator Grupo Itnet and Exelweiis. The company offers now more than 40 traditional games and casino games for Latin America and south Europe. This company has headquarters in Barcelona and two development studios in Tel Aviv (Israel) and Valencia (Spain).
Imperus Technologies bought the Catalan company in the early September for 25.5 million dollars (23.7 million euros). In total, the American company paid 28.6 million Dollars for Akamon since it had been paid previously 1.3 million Dollars as part of the buying process. On Tuesday, November 16 the operation concluded successfully.
Imperus Technologies has actually 65 employees and on 3 years it made itself as one of the most important social games business of Europe. It is expected to finish 2015 with a turnover of 16.2 million dollars (more than 15 million euros) and a ebitda of 4.7 million dollars.
Entrepreneur and business Carlos Blanco had count on with some associate founders such as Jaime Ferré, Alva House Capital (Axel Serena), José Vicente Pons, Carlos Pons and Daniel Blazquez; with Vicenç Martí as CEO and the only cofounder that will remain in Akamon, with all his team, after the sale operation. Afterwards, he included to his shareholders the Bonsai and Axon Capital funds.