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#G5 Entertainment: #Mobile to drive video games to $100bn sales

Mobile gaming is growing so fast that it’s expanding the traditional video game industry far beyond its old borders. Tim Merel, the managing director of game investment bank Digi-Capital, issued a report today that predicts mobile games could drive the whole game software industry’s revenues to $100 billion by 2017, making it one of the…

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#G5 Entertainment: Q4 record quarter

G5 Entertainment released this morning its preliminary Q4 2013 revenue numbers which showed that the company is back on its growth track. Based on the information available, for the period of January-December 2013, the management forecasts revenue of 100 MSEK, which corresponds to achieving 24% revenue growth compared to the same period of 2012, and…

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#G5 Entertainment: New record for mobile app downloads this Christmas

Flurry (www.flurry.com) is just out stating that its data showed another record-breaking level of app downloads this Christmas. It also provides further evidence that, in the early mobile markets at least, devices are evolving from being our new shiny toys to our everyday companions. For its latest report, Flurry looked across more than 400,000 apps that…

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#G5 Entertainment: Rankings point towards sequential increase in Q4

G5 Entertainment will soon release its preliminary Q4 revenue numbers. Usually, G5 reports  preliminary numbers 3-4 working days after the end of the quarter, which this time most likely means on January 3rd 2014. With two new F2P games released in recent weeks and several Christmas-updates for its most successful games such as Secret Society, G5…

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#Opus Group: A star in the making

Short name: OPUS ISIN code: SE000169668 www.opus.se Sweden listed Opus Group is one of the great success stories on the Swedish stock market over recent years. Almost exactly two years ago, the Opus share was trading at SEK 0.68, today we are at SEK 11.75. The reason for this impressive journey is a combination of organic…

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#G5 Entertainment: Read across from #Glu Mobile Q3 presentation

Glu Mobile, the only listed US mobile gaming company, reported its Q3 2013 results on October 30th. Glu Mobile currently has tremendous success with its Deer Hunter 2014 game, which is among the top 10 grossing iPhone games in the US, which according to several sources could mean as much as USD 250,000 per day.…

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#G5 Entertainment: More M&A – this time involving #Supercell

M&A action within Mobile Gaming is heating up significantly with Asian players being the driving forces. Only a few days after we could report about renewed acquisitions by Gamevil (http://nordicinvestor.net/2013/10/09/g5-entertainment-ma-action-mobile-gaming/), today a really big deal becomes public, involving one of the biggest players in the sector, Finnish Supercell. The deal marks a remarkable and big…

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#G5 Entertainment: Ranking check

Our first ranking check for G5 Entertainment in Q4 does not show any meaningful change in recent trends, i.e. a sideward movement for the portfolio as a whole. While we continue to see it positive that Secret Society is the star performer, the recent Q3 preliminary numbers served as a reminder that it is not…

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#G5 Entertainment: Comparison with Gameloft reveals potential

The Q2 reporting season is over for the main listed players in the mobile gaming space and we thought it was time to have a look on how our top-pick G5 Entertainment fares compared with one of the segment bellwethers, the French company Gameloft. In its recently announced report Gameloft stated that it achieved consolidated…

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#G5 Entertainment: Finally earning money on Google Play

G5 Entertainment’s top title Secret Society continues to increase its importance for the company’s revenue. Last week has shown an impressive journey on the top grossing iPad charts around the world, with the highlight being a #16 spot in the USA. While it is hard to quantify just exactly how much such a position is…

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