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Keywords Studios PLC

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Market Cap:
£886.86 m
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The global market for video game software is $109bn and is forecast to grow to $129bn by 2020 *. The Group believes that there is a fundamental imbalance between very large, global games companies and the many hundreds of small, highly specialised service companies that support them territory by territory.

We believe that games companies will outsource further as they seek to remain lean and agile to adapt to a fast moving and complex environment whilst focusing on their core capabilities of developing games. As international demand for video games rises, Keywords believes it can build on its existing strong reputation in the industry by demonstrating that it has the breadth of geographical footprint, capacity and expertise for leading games companies to outsource to Keywords in a deeper and more strategic manner.

While continuing to deliver strong organic growth, the Group is playing a leading role in the consolidation of the highly-fragmented games services industry through selective acquisitions of complementary businesses. We believe that there is clear opportunity for Keywords to build on its existing relationships with many of the major games companies by extending its services offering and geographical footprint to create an integrated, global video games services platform.

Video games are the most interactive of all content types creating complexity in production and support that requires specific expertise. In mastering these challenges, Keywords believes it is well placed to benefit from a broader trend of many different types of content becoming more interactive. Gamification of learning materials is well documented and virtual and augmented reality, in particular, are being used in many industries including retail, training, architecture, theme parks, museums and the military to create compelling experiences and enhanced simulations. Keywords  has the know-how and the range of services that will enable these industries to outsource the essential elements of the development of such experiences using game engines.

Studios are located in Dublin, London, Barcelona, Milan, Rome, Tokyo, Singapore, Shanghai, New Delhi, Pune, Montreal, Seattle, Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro.

Andrew Day, Chief Executive Officer

David Broderick, Chief Financial Officer

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Corporate Brokers
Numis Securities Limited
The London Stock Exchange Building
10 Paternoster Square
London
EC4M 7LT

 

Solicitors
DWF LLP
20 Fenchurch Street
London EC3M 3AG
United Kingdom

Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP
7 Devonshire Square
London EC2M 4YH
United Kingdom

 

Auditors
BDO
Registered Auditors
Beaux Lane House
Mercer Street Lower
Dublin 2
 

Financial PR
MHP Communications
6 Agar Street
London
WC2N 4HN

 

Registrars
Link Asset Services
34 Beckenham Road
Beckenham
Kent BR3 4TU

CONTACT INFORMATION

Telephone
From UK: 0871 664 0300
From Overseas: +44 371 664 0300.
Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Calls outside the United Kingdom will be charged at the applicable international rate. We are open between 9.00 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays in England and Wales.

Email: [email protected]

 

Principal Bankers
Barclays Bank
27 Soho Square
London
W1D 3QR

Citibank Europe Plc
1 North Wall Quay
Dublin 1
Ireland

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