Black Element Software was a member of IDEA Games, who functions as a publisher and consultant for several independent developers It is one of the development studios owned by Bohemia Interactive Studio. Former Black Element Software works now as a subsidiary of Bohemia Interactive Studio.
On 30 September 2010, Black Element Software was acquired by fellow IDEA Games member Bohemia Interactive. Despite this acquisition, Bohemia Interactive promises that the acquired companies, including Black Element Software, will continue to operate individually. Since acquisition Black Element Software has been credited as a subsidiary of Bohemia Interactive Studio.