Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Overview
Date Founded

2003

Headquarters

Keilaranta 7,Espoo, Uusimaa 02150

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

391

Industries

Computer Software
IT Consulting & Services
Entertainment

Company Description

Rovio Entertainment Oyj develops mobile and media games, which engages in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing, and licensing. It operates through the following segments: Games, Brand Licensing, and Other. The Games segment consists of mobile games business, which includes all mobile games developed by the business unit for distribution through mobile application stores, such as Apple and Google, and from which Rovio receives revenue in the form of end consumer in-app purchases and in-app advertising. The Brand Licensing segment comprises two sub-units, Consumer Products and Content Licensing, which generate royalty revenues from licensing the Angry Birds brand to product categories other than mobile games. The Other segment relates to subsidiary, group management, intellectual property protection, and other expenses. The company was founded by Niklas Peter Hed and Petteri Vainikka in 2003 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Investor

Head of Human Resources

Head of Brand Licensing

Head of Studio

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman at Marimekko Oyj

Partner at Moor&Moor AB

Investor at Equal Media Ltd.

Former Executive Vice President at Sanoma Oyj

Chief Executive Officer & Director at BrandBastion Oy

Director at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

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Owners & Shareholders
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AAM is a growth-oriented investment manager which invests globally in equity and fixed-income with a strong focus on the Finnish market. Their investment process is primarily top-down and based on macro-economic analysis. Fundamental research at the company level informs equity investment decisions, which are based on in-depth sector analysis. In-house analysis is supplemented with outsourced research.The firm seeks to invest in companies with a strong market position, competent management and profit growth potential.

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Central Church Pension Fund uses external asset managers to manage their investments. They apply a variety of approaches, including responsibility analysis, active ownership, engagement and impact investing, and combine them in different ways. They conduct responsibility analysis to assess the level of responsibility of investment objects in terms of the different environment, social and governance criteria, and this information can then be used to either favor or avoid the companies in question.The Pension Fund practices active ownership and engagement by initiating a dialogue with companies in order to change corporate practices. In direct engagement, they attend annual general meetings and participate in company dialogues. In indirect engagement, an asset manager or consultant carries out the dialogue with the companies and participates in the annual general meetings on behalf of the Pension Fund.Impact investing refers to investments in companies, organizations or funds, whose purpose is to make investment returns along with a significant social or environmental impact.

Recent Transactions
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Rovio Entertainment Oyj issued Ordinary Shares

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Rovio Entertainment Oyj purchases Futuremark Oy /Games Studio Bus from Futuremark Oy

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Rovio Entertainment Oyj purchases Studio Kombo Oy

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Advisors & Consultants
Special Advisor

Former Owner at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Advisor

Partner at Atomico

Advisor

Partner at Atomico

Clients

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following 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.

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$428M
Total Enterprise Value
$611M
Earnings Per Share
$0.27
Revenue
$297M
Net Profit
$20.6M
EBITDA
$65.1M
EBITDAMargin
21.89%
Total Debt
$2.74M
Total Equity
$140M
Enterprise Value Sales
2.05x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.38x
TEVNet Income
29.64x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
23.35%
Investors
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Founding Member at Lightneer Oy

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Executive Chairman at Marimekko Oyj

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Former Vice President-Technology at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Suppliers
HiQ International AB IT Consulting & Services | Stockholm, AB

HiQ International AB engages in the provision of communications, software development, and business-critical information technology services. It operates through the following market segments: Telecom; Automotive; Industry; Public Sector; Finance and Insurance; Media, Gaming and Entertainment, Defense and Security; and Retail. Its Telecom segments works with suppliers, operators, users, and the legislative authorities. Automotive Segments delivers both technical expertise and acts as partner within concept and innovation. In Industry segments helps many companies to streamline operations. The Public Sector has framework agreements with the central purchasing authorities. Its Finance and Insurance offers in mobile payments and banking services. Media, Gaming, and Entertainment involves in the development of sports betting solutions. In Defense and Security, the firm helps the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration to simplify tracking of equipment using radio-frequency identification technology. Retail segments supplies retail chains with services ranging from idea and design to quality assurance. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Impelus Ltd. Internet Software & Services | East Sydney, NS

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Digimarc Corporation IT Consulting & Services | Beaverton, Oregon

Digimarc Corp. engages in the provision of media identification and management solutions. It develops solutions, license intellectual property and provides development services. It also connects print, audio and packaging to brand-defined online content; protects, identifies, and tracks digital files; and confirms content and objects are genuine, unaltered, and from an authorized source. Its products include Digimarc Discover and Digimarc Barcode. The company was founded on June 18, 2008 and is headquartered in Beaverton, OR.