Buka Entertainment


Buka Entertainment

Buka Entertainment ("Бука") is Russian software development and distribution company.

About the company

Buka Entertainment, founded in 1994 in Moscow and with six branch offices across Russia is a thriving creator, publisher, and distributor of first-rate PC games meant for worldwide distribution with two primary business activities: the publication of products from foreign publishers for the Russian market and producing and publishing titles developed in Russia.

Buka has a wide distribution network covering most of the CIS, using prudent multi-layer marketing.

The six branch offices are in Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Samara, Nizhniy Novgorod.

In 2005, Finam, the Investment Company, and EBRD NORUM, North-West and West Russia Regional Venture fund, invested in the development of Buka Entertainment by entering the nominal capital of the holding. Combined investor’s share in the holding amounts to 52.9%. Amount of transaction comes to several million dollars.

Also in 2005, Buka released the first-person shooter The Stalin Subway, set in Stalin's Moscow.

In 2007 Buka entered new business fields by opening two new divisions: BukaSoft that works with the multimedia products and BukaFilm that focuses on production, promotion and distribution of DVD movies in Russia.

External links

* [http://www.buka.com Buka Entertainment website]
* [http://www.mobygames.com/company/buka-entertainment "Buka Entertainment"] entry at MobyGames


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