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ZeniMax

6 Disclosed Funding Rounds $574,900,000

0 Participating Investments


Computer, Media and Entertainment, Gaming

ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.

Rockville, Maryland, United States, North America (US)

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Founded date 01, 1999

Founders Christopher Weaver

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage Private Equity

Last Funding Type Private Equity

Company Type For Profit


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ZeniMax Media is a unique media organization which has brought together a powerful creative force of world-class game developers, artists and designers, programmers, and leading executives and talent from traditional media. ZeniMax creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. ZeniMax Media forges strategic partnerships with leading media companies to exploit fully the opportunities arising from its cutting edge interactive entertainment. Their Bethesda Softworks division, founded in 1986, has a long history of success as a developer and publisher of award-winning video games for PCs, Sony's PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and Microsoft's Xbox, and has games in development for Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable (PSP), Nintendo DS, and other next generation consoles. Vir2L Studios is an award-winning interactive design division developing cross-platform games for handheld devices and mobile phones in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. ZeniMax Online Studios is our division for the development of world class massively multiplayer on-line games.

Date Round Raised Lead
October, 06, 2010 Private Equity $150,000,000 -------
March, 23, 2010 Undisclosed $17,550,000 -------
July, 07, 2009 Debt Financing $105,000,000 -------
May, 30, 2008 Undisclosed $9,900,000 -------
October, 01, 2007 Series D $300,000,000 Providence Equity Partners
October, 01, 2000 Venture - Series Unknown $10,000,000 SBS

ZeniMax Investors (21)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
Providence Equity Partners No Private Equity $150,000,000 October, 06, 2010 -------
Ernest Del No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Cal Ripken No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Harry Sloan No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Ardsley Partners No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
SBS No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Robert A. Altman No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Providence Equity Partners No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Michael Dominguez No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
James Cedar No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Leslie Moonves No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Jerry Bruckheimer No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Robert S. Trump No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Christopher Weaver No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Cindy L. Tallent No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
J. Griffin Lesher No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
ZM Invest No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
The Gordon and Donva Crawford Trust No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Schon Family Trust No Undisclosed $9,900,000 May, 30, 2008 -------
Providence Equity Partners Yes Series D $300,000,000 October, 01, 2007 -------
SBS Yes Venture - Series Unknown $10,000,000 October, 01, 2000 -------