“MTS has acquired kibersportsmeny business 313 million rubles

– The amount of the purchase transaction, the MTS eSports organization Esports Gambit amounted to 313 million rubles, follows from materials of the company.

PJSC “MTS” has closed the transaction on purchase of 100% of the company Praliss Enterprises in December 2017, the amount of the transaction, the operator did not disclose. Praliss Enterprises operates Gambit Esports organization that brings together four teams (16 players) eSports title. Teams included in Gambit Esports, are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Dota 2 and FIFA, they have repeatedly won the European and world Championships.

The transaction amount includes both a tranche has already been paid, and the remainder, which shall be to pay to sellers within 2018-2019, when Praliss achievement of targeted operating performance.

Entering the market of e-sports meets of the company’s strategy for the development of areas beyond traditional Telecom, said the operator. The strategy of MTS in the market of eSports will be focused on directly marketing and development of products for gamers. Within the framework of the innovation center, the company has created a cyber division.

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