GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

2005

Headquarters

625 Westport Parkway, Grapevine, TX, 76051, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

16K

Industries

Retail: Appliances & Electronics
Retail: Other
Computer Software

Company Description

GameStop Corp. engages in the retail of multichannel video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services. It operates through the following segments: United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, and Technology Brands. The United States segment includes the retail operations and electronic commerce websites www.gamestop.com and www.thinkgeek.com, Game Informer magazine, and Kongregate. The Canada segment comprises of retail and e-commerce business. The Australia segment refers to the retail and e-commerce operations in Australia and New Zealand. The Europe segment pertains to the retail and e-commerce operations in the European countries. The Technology Brands segment consists of Spring Mobile managed AT&T and Cricket Wireless branded stores, and Simply Mac stores. The company was founded in June 2000 and is headquartered in Grapevine, TX.

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In The News
Chicago Sun-Times
September 12, 2019
GameStop closing up to 200 stores globally
The Dallas Morning News
September 12, 2019
GameStops to shutter
The San Diego Union-Tribune
September 12, 2019
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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Executive Chairman

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Chief Merchandising Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Customer Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Leader

Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer & Director at GameStop Corp.

Interim Executive Chairman of the Board at Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

Partner at Korn Ferry

Chief Executive Officer at ObjectVideo, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Atlanta Hawks LP

Manager at LR Enterprises Management LLC

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Sprint Communications, Inc.

Former Vice President-Food & Retail at Waste Management, Inc.

Co-Founder at Gadzooks, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at GameStop Corp.

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3G Capital is a global investment firm focused on long-term value, with a particular emphasis on maximizing the potential of brands and businesses. The firm and its partners have a strong history of operational excellence, board involvement, deep sector expertise, and an extensive global network. 3G Capital works in close partnership with management teams at its portfolio companies and places a strong emphasis on recruiting, developing and retaining top-tier talent. Most recently, in October 2010, 3G Capital completed the acquisition of Burger KingĀ®, one of the most widely-recognized consumer brands in the world. 3G Capital was founded in late 2004, building on the original New York investment office of the firm's principals: Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles, and Carlos Alberto Sicupira. The firm has offices in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.

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Aristeia Capital specializes in offering investment advisory services to private investment funds. In providing these services, the firm focuses on convertible arbitrage opportunities and distressed debt investments. They invest on a bottom up, value oriented basis and seek to reduce the correlation of their investment returns to those of the overall equity and fixed income markets through investment selection and hedging techniques. Aristeia Capital uses a combination of mathematical and statistical modeling and fundamental research to determine their target investments. In selecting investments, they also target undervalued securities and generally focus on specific securities or companies rather than industries or the economy as a whole.

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Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC is a private company headquartered in New York, NY, with operations in US, that provides investment advice. It was founded in 2011 by Patrick Farley Quinn, he is currently the CEO of the firm.

Recent Transactions
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Cool Holdings, Inc. purchases Simply Mac, Inc. from GameStop Corp.

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PRG Group, Inc., Prime Communications LP purchase Spring Communications, Inc. from GameStop Corp.

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Modern Times Group MTG AB purchases Kongregate, Inc. from GameStop Corp.

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onGameStop Corp. purchases Geeknet, Inc.

Auditor

Advised onGameStop Corp. issued Class A Common Stock

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Advised onGameStop Corp. purchases Micromania SAS from L Catterton Europe SASU

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Advised onGameStop Corp. purchases Geeknet, Inc.

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Advised onGameStop Corp. purchases Micromania SAS from L Catterton Europe SASU

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Senior Advisor

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Operating & Financial Officer at GameStop Corp.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP

Clients

Funko, Inc. is a pop culture consumer products company, which engages in designing, sourcing, and distribution of licensed pop culture products. Its product lines include media and entertainment content, which comprises movies, TV shows, video games, music and sports. The company was founded in April 21, 2017 and is headquartered in Everett, WA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$433M
Total Enterprise Value
$341M
Earnings Per Share
$-7.23
TEVNet Income
-0.46x
Debt TEV
2.4x
EBITDAMargin
5.04%
Enterprise Value Sales
0.04x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
0.82x
Net Profit
$-738M
EBITDA
$418M
Revenue
$8.29B
Total Debt
$821M
Total Equity
$1.34B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.73%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-4%
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PlayJam Ltd. operates an online platform for casual and social games on televisions. It provides framework through which gaming, video and other media content can be on-boarded, managed and monetized allowing customers to be as hands off or as hands on. The firm offers game developers a way to monetize games on smart TV and access to global in-app billing, advertising, rewards programs, tournaments, leader-boards, messaging, recommendation engines, full analytics and integration with social networks. The company was founded by Jasper Smith in 1997 and is headquartered in Gomshall, the United Kingdom.

Suppliers
Electronic Arts, Inc. Publishing | REDWOOD CITY, CA

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.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | New York, New York

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, which publishes its titles under the 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play brands. Our products are designed for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services.

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. Appliances & Electronics | San Diego, California

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. provides of innovative interactive entertainment products. It includes designing, manufacturing, sales, marketing, and distribution of products marketed under Mad Catz, Tritton and Saitek brands. The company was founded on August 25, 1993 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Competitors
Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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.

Target Corp. Retail: Discount - MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

In 1969, the Detroit-based J.L. Hudson Company merged with the Dayton Corporation to form the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Awards & Honors
Rank #302
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #302
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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