The Metaverse: Investments Fuel M&A Frenzy

The Real Deal Podcast

In this week’s episode, we’re discussing the anticipated surge of metaverse M&A activity in Asia Pacific amid enthusiasm shown by game and education investors. Joining host Julie-Anna Needam is Jessica Wong, senior M&A reporter for ION Analytics based in Hong Kong. Dealcast is presented by Mergermarket and SS&C Intralinks.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What is the metaverse
  • Why businesses are investing in the metaverse
  • The importance of Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard and other dealmaking
  • The surge of fundraising and investing, from corporates to celebrities
  • Regulatory challenges regarding privacy