Electronic Arts, Inc.

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1991

Headquarters

209 Redwood Shores Parkway,Redwood City, CA 94065-1175

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

9,700

Industries

Computer Software
Publishing
Other Consumer Durables
Retail: Appliances & Electronics
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Electronic Arts, Inc. engages in the provision of digital interactive entertainment. It develops and delivers games, content, and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. It operates through the North America and International geographical segments. The company was founded by William M. Hawkins III and William Gordon in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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Owner

Chief Executive Officer

President

Chief Operating & Financial Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Secretary, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Marketing Officer

Board of Directors

Founding General Partner at TCMI, Inc.

Former President at Ford Foundation

Churchill Downs, Inc.

President at Globicon

Former Managing Director at Barclays Capital, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Electronic Arts, Inc.

Former Head of Development, Google MAPS at Google, Inc.

Co-Founder at If You Can Co.

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Citadel Advisors employs, for the benefit of the funds, proprietary investment strategies based upon fundamental research as well as on quantitative analysis. Equity investment strategy focuses primarily on investments in the equity and equity-linked securities of companies globally, concentrating on US and European issuers. Fixed Income and Macro strategy focuses primarily on investments in the currency, equity, and fixed income markets globally, concentrating on the G-10 markets. The Commodities strategy focuses primarily on investments in a range of commodities markets, such as power, natural gas, crude oil and refined products, and agricultural products and commodities-related securities globally, concentrating on markets in the US and Europe. The Credit strategy focuses primarily on investments in the corporate debt, equity, and equity-linked securities of companies globally, concentrating on US and European issuers. Lastly, the quantitative strategies focus primarily on investments in the equity, fixed income, commodities and currency markets globally, concentrating on US and European equity markets. For certain funds, the Citadel Advisors take both long and short positions in a broad range of investment instruments, while they utilize a narrower range of investment instruments for certain other Funds.

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RCG typically manages accounts in accordance with their overall investment objective and strategy, which seeks long-term growth of capital. They use fundamental analysis in formulating investment advice and managing client assets. Fundamental analysis of issuers involves analyzing an issuer's financial statements, management and competitive advantages, and competitors and markets. The firm typically employs bottom-up fundamental analysis. RCG seeks to meet their overall objective and strategy by investing in equity and debt securities of issuers identified by the Adviser through its fundamental, bottom-up analysis of issuers. The firm invests in equity securities of US and non-US issuers on behalf of their clients. The firm also invests in fixed-income and debt securities on behalf of their clients. In connection with managing the private funds, and some managed accounts, RCG or their supervised persons may also invest in other securities and instruments, including derivatives.

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Lazard Asset Management is known for its global perspective on investing and years of experience with global, regional and domestic portfolios. With more than 280 investment personnel worldwide, we offer investors of all types an array of equity, fixed income, and alternative investment solutions from our network of local offices in ten different countries. Our team-based approach to portfolio management helps us to deliver robust and consistent performance over time, and strong client relationships allow us to understand how to employ our capabilities to our clients' advantage. With over $146.0 billion in assets under management, we have offices located throughout the world in Bahrain, Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Zurich. Lazard Asset Management’s business is a diversified, global investment platform that focuses on managing assets for our clients. As a result, throughout all market environments, we maintain a disciplined approach to investing with a research-driven investment process focusing on financial productivity and valuation. We believe there are substantial opportunities for value driven investors and continue to seek out and invest in companies with healthy balance sheets and sustainability of returns

Recent Transactions
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Electronic Arts, Inc. purchases Industrial Toys, Inc. from Accel Partners LLC, The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)

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Electronic Arts, Inc. purchases Playcast Media Systems Ltd. /Cloud Gaming Technology Assets from GameFly, Inc.

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Electronic Arts, Inc. purchases Respawn Entertainment LLC

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Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases JAMDAT Mobile, Inc.

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Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases Ubisoft Entertainment SA from Talpa Beheer BV

Accountant

Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases Maxis, Inc.

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Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases JAMDAT Mobile, Inc.

Industry Co-Chair, Internet

Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases JAMDAT Mobile, Inc.

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Advised onElectronic Arts, Inc. purchases PopCap Games, Inc. from Meritech Capital Partners

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Partner, San Francisco at Cooley LLP

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Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Clients

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

The Sony Group is primarily focused on the Electronics (such as AV/IT products & components), Game (such as PlayStation), Entertainment (such as motion pictures and music), and Financial Services (such as insurance and banking) sectors. Not only do we represent a wide range of businesses, but we remain globally unique. Our aim is to fully leverage this uniqueness in aggressively carrying out our convergence strategy so that we can continue to emotionally touch and excite our customers.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$30B
Total Enterprise Value
$26.6B
Earnings Per Share
$3.33
Revenue
$4.93B
TEVNet Income
26.15x
Debt TEV
0.04x
Net Profit
$1.02B
Total Debt
$994M
Total Equity
$5.33B
EBITDAMargin
23.26%
Enterprise Value Sales
5.4x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
23.23x
EBITDA
$1.15B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.09%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
6.69%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$2,500 - $4,999
2012
$1,000 - $2,499
2011
Political Donations
$3,000
1998
$3,000
1998
$5,000
1998
Investors
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Co-Founder at If You Can Co.

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Investor at Halo Neuro, Inc.

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Sequoia Capital invests in seed to early stage companies. The firm focuses on energy, financial services, healthcare, Internet, mobile and technology sectors. Within the energy sector, the firm seeks to partner with start-ups focused on the alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage and energy services markets.

Suppliers
Technicolor SA Entertainment | Paris, IF

Technicolor SA engages in the provision of video and audio production, post-production and distribution services to content creators, network service providers and broadcasters. It operates its business through the following operating segments: Entertainment Services and Connected Home. The Entertainment Services segment develops and offers video-related technologies and services for the Media & Entertainment industry. It offers services related to content production, preparation and creation, content distribution through physical media and digital media as well as content preparation and management services. The Connected Home segment offers a wide range of solutions to pay-TV operators and network service providers for the delivery of digital entertainment, data, voice, and smart home services, through the design and supply of products such as set-top boxes, gateways, managed wireless tablets, and other connected devices. It also offers software solutions for multi device communication, including Qeo, a software application that allows communication between electronic devices, regardless of brand, within the home, as well as applications for the smart home. In addition, it also offers professional services. The company was founded on August 24, 1985 and is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Salesforce.com, Inc. Market & Policy Research | SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Cello Health Plc Market & Policy Research | LONDON, LO

Cello Health Plc is a global insight and strategic marketing group with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical and health sectors. It operates through two segments: Cello Health and Cello signal. The Cello Health segment provides market research, consulting, and communications services principally to its pharmaceutical and healthcare clients. The Cello Signal segment provides market research and direct communications services principally to its consumer facing clients. The company was founded by Mark Coleridge Scott and Kevin Barrie Steeds on May 5, 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Competitors
Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, GD

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Microsoft Corporation IT Consulting & Services - REDMOND, WA

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. Computer Software - Santa Monica, CA

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Call of Duty® as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, leading franchises such as Spyro™ and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft® franchises including the global #1 subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft®. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, India, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan

Awards & Honors
Rank #543
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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