Tonka is a company American of toys especially known for its miniature reproductions of trucks and construction machinery .
In 1987, Tonka bought General Mills’ gaming division which includes Kenner and Parker Brothers for $ 581 million following a takeover bid by New World Entertainment 1
The , Hasbro announces to buy Tonka for nearly 500 million USD 2 , 3 . Tonka had been in financial trouble since the purchase of Kenner Products in 1987 for $ 555 million, which brought him the Parker Brothers brands, including Monopoly, but with licenses including the Ghostbusters SOS series , the Batman 3 movie, or the series. Strawberry Charlotte .
Notes and references
- ↑ ( in ) Lisa Biank Fasig, ” Hasbro exits home of Play-Doh, GI Joe ” [ archive ] , of The Cincinnati Enquirer , (accessed February 13, 2017 )
- ↑ ( in ) Kara Swisher, ” Hasbro Tonka buys for $ 500 million ” [ archive ] , in The Washington Post , (accessed February 7, 2017 )
- ↑ a and b ( in ) Stuart Silverstein, ” Hasbro Agrees to Buy Ailing Tonka Toy in Big Merger ” [ archive ] , on the Los Angeles Times , (accessed February 7, 2017 )