Disney Online Studios Canada
|Founded||Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, 2005|
|Headquarters||Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada|
|Area served||North America, Europe, Asia|
|Key people||Lane Merrifield, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Club Penguin Division at Disney Internet Group|
|Parent||The Walt Disney Company|
Disney Online Studios Canada (formerly New Horizon Interactive, and later Club Penguin Entertainment) is a leisure software company, specialized in producing and maintaining MMOGs. It partnered with RocketSnail in making Club Penguin, a site which generated significant revenues.
The company became a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company on August 1, 2007 for $350 million. New Horizon Interactive achieved growth targets in 2009, and $350 million was added to the existing $350 million, making a total $700 million that Disney had invested into New Horizon Interactive by 2009.
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- "New Horizon Interactive". BusinessWeek (The McGraw-Hill Companies). Retrieved 2007-10-23.
- Blakely, Rhys (2007-08-03). "Disney picks up the Penguin Club children’s network site for £340m". London: The Times Online. Retrieved 2008-07-12.
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