PARIS - 8 November 2021: Voodoo, one of the world’s leading mobile games publishers, announced today that it is making a significant investment in Teskin, a casual games developer headquartered in Israel.
Founded in 2018 by Iliya Tesler and Lior Gluskin, Teskin specializes in match 3 and puzzle games on Android and iOS, with hit titles such as Jewels Planet, Jewel Empire, and Candy Deluxe. Teskin will join Voodoo’s casual business unit yet continue to operate independently. With new funding and Voodoo’s support, Teskin sets out to expand its team and strengthen its portfolio of hit games.
Alexandre Yazdi, Co-Founder and CEO of Voodoo said, “We’re delighted to be investing in Teskin to boost their growth in the casual gaming market. Iliya and Lior have built a strong, high performing, and driven team with an impressive track record of successful match 3 and puzzle games. Together, we’re taking another significant step towards our mission to entertain the world.
Lior Gluskin and Iliya Tesler, Teskin Co-founders, added: “We share the same vision as Voodoo; creating high quality games and entertaining players. With Voodoo’s investment we will be able to reach new high records by expanding our team and fulfilling our initial goal of creating leading mobile games that people will enjoy playing for years. We are excited to move forward and take Teskin to the next level.”
Tadmor Levy & Co. acted as legal advisor to Voodoo. KPMG Somekh Chaikin provided financial and tax transaction services to Voodoo in connection with the transaction. Goldfarb Seligman & Co. served as legal advisor to Teskin.
About Voodoo - https://www.voodoo.io/
Voodoo was founded in 2013 and is a global leading publisher and developer of mobile games and apps on iOS and Android. Voodoo’s mission is to entertain the world, and since its inception, the company has accumulated over 5 billion downloads and 300 million monthly active users across a portfolio of over 100 games. Voodoo has grown from a small studio in Paris to a worldwide team of over 550 people, with offices in Montpellier, Berlin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Kharkiv, Montreal, Istanbul, Tokyo, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Raanana.
About Teskin - https://teskin.games/
Teskin is a developer of mobile games with more than 20 million downloads, powered by a team who is passionate about creating highly-polished mobile games. The company was founded in 2018 by game enthusiasts with a mission to entertain people everyday. Today, the team is headquartered in Israel with a second branch in Ukraine.