Stakelogic Expands In-House Game Development Capabilities
Slots developer Stakelogic acquired Serbian software developer Smart & Applied DOO with the aim of improving its in-house game development capability.
Founded by Igor Marinkovic, Smart & Applied has been working with Stakelogic for three years and will now be renamed Stakelogic Serbia.
Marinkovic has been appointed general manager of the rebranded games studio, which will move to new offices in central Belgrade later this year.
“I am delighted to be part of one of the fastest growing game providers in the industry and to play my part in ensuring the company continues to grow rapidly in the months and years to come.” , said Marinkovic. “The relationship between Smart & Applied and Stakelogic has become incredibly strong as we have been working hand in hand on a daily basis for many years.
“An acquisition was the obvious next step, and I’m happy that my team can continue to focus on game development under the Stakelogic name.”
Stakelogic CEO Stephan van der Oetelaar said: “The acquisition of Smart & Applied really strengthens our internal development capacity and will allow us to continue to grow at a steady pace while regularly bringing new content to the market.
“Personally, I am really delighted that Igor is leading Stakelogic Serbia. We have become great friends over the years and his knowledge and experience is second to none. This was really a natural acquisition for us and one which I think will produce huge results over the next few years. “