Quarton Partners advises Stardock Systems in its sale of Impulse, Inc. to GameStop.


Impulse, Inc., a subsidiary of Stardock Systems, was acquired by GameStop Corporation. Quarton Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Impulse and Stardock in managing this sale process.


Impulse, Inc. provides a proven digital distribution platform that allows users to quickly and easily find their favorite games and download them to their internet-connected devices. Stardock is one of the world’s leading developers and publishers of PC games and desktop software. Its PC games include the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series, while its desktop software includes Object Desktop, WindowBlinds, and a host of other programs for customizing the Windows experience.

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GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network and family of brands include more than 6,670 company-operated stores in 17 countries worldwide, Kongregate, a leading browser-based game site with more than 13 million monthly unique visitors, and Game Informer(R) magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication.



Alexander J. Schroeder

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