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Spil Games scores North Bridge Growth Equity funding

Money will be invested in content and advertising

Casual gaming company Spil Games has received investment from US from North Bridge Growth Equity.

"Spil Games is an ideal partner for our investment model," commented North Bridge's managing general partner, Mike Pehl.

"North Bridge is delighted to partner with such a strong management team and company. Spil Games has rapidly scaled a successful business model with leading market positions in a variety of geographies, including established and emerging markets. "

Spil Games operates on mobile and online, with a number of online gaming portals for family and teens. It has around 140 million unique visitors a month.

"North Bridge is a great partner for us," said CEO Peter Driessen.

"They understand our company and the growth opportunities within our industry. Their straight-forward, ambitious, pragmatic approach is a perfect match with our company culture. Together we are committed to scaling up our business and expanding our team with the best people in the industry."

The Dutch company plans to use the captial to develop more content, take it across a number of platforms and invest in marketing.

In July Spil announced it was teaming up with Bigpoint Games to use the Dark Orbit publishers games on its portals.

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