Games Investment Market Transition in 2013
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.
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.