Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Digi-Capital Global Games Investment Review 2013

Games Investment Market Transition in 2013

Digital investment bank Digi-Capital has published its Global Games Investment Review 2013.

Commenting on the Review, Digi-Capital Managing Director Tim Merel said, “The games investment market is in transition in 2013.

Online/mobile games continue to deliver strong growth and returns. Online/mobile games could grow total video games market size to $83B and take >55% revenue share at $48B in 2016F (12.2% CAGR 12F-16F). Games market M&A + IPO returns delivered > 6x investment value return on investment (ROI) between 2005 and 2012. Games IPOs have followed a 2 year cycle since 2005, with potential in 2013/2014 after no substantial games IPOs in 2012.