May 8, 1990 |
Leslie Crane says he is looking forward to June. That's when his Software Toolworks Inc. of Chatsworth will unveil a product at the Consumer Electronics Show that Crane says "has the potential for being the most exciting consumer electronics product of this year or the recent past." And what is it?
March 20, 1990
Software Toolworks Inc., a Chatsworth company that makes entertainment and instructional software for personal computers, reported it acquired Mindscape Inc. through a merger of Mindscape into a wholly owned subsidiary of Software Toolworks. The transaction was done in a stock swap valued at about $20 million. Mindscape, based in Northbrook, Ill., makes games for the Nintendo Entertainment System and develops other computer software products.
February 6, 1990
Software Toolworks Inc., a Chatsworth maker of games and other software for personal computers, said its earnings for the third quarter that ended Dec. 31 increased 163% to $1.67 million from $635,000 in the prior year. Revenues for the third quarter increased 56% to $6.06 million from $3.89 million a year before. Nine-month earnings increased 170% to $3.87 million from $1.43 million a year earlier. Nine-month revenues were up 109% to $16 million from $7.66 million for the same period in 1988.
December 13, 1989
Software Toolworks Inc., a Chatsworth company that publishes entertainment and instructional personal computer software, said it has agreed to buy Mindscape Inc., a Northbrook, Ill., personal computer software publisher, in a stock swap worth about $20 million.