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Mobile software company AppLovin has offered to buy Unity for $17.5 billion. Unity is the company behind the popular Unity Engine, which has been used to make games as diverse as Call of Duty: Mobile and Pokemon Go. The company has reportedly offered $58.85 for each Unity share – a premium of 18% on Unity's Monday closing price.

Unity would own 55% of the combined company’s outstanding shares, giving Unity a 49% voting right going forward. “Unity is one of the world's leading platforms for helping creators turn their inspirations into real-time 3D content,” said AppLovin CEO Adam Foroughi.

Unity reported $297 million in quarterly revenue – a 9% increase year-on-year. If the AppLovin deal is accepted, it would be unlikely for Unity to close on its previous agreement with ironSource – generating a $150 million termination fee for ironSource in the process.

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