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  • Why I think King’s share price will fall by half

    The valuation of King has me terrified. If King tanks after its stock market debut this week (and I think it will), that will be bad news for the games industry for the next three years. Zynga’s...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • King: Lots of stats, new acronyms and a conversion rate of 4%

    Yesterday, the games industry, and indeed the wider world, was all agog at the news that King was preparing for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are the stats that I gleaned from the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • King’s IPO–the Radio 4 Today programme segment on it

    I was interviewed on the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Today, this morning about the King IPO. There’s a lot to get into the 3 minute segment. I did my best. You can hear it on the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Zynga and Rovio: the numbers [infographic]

    This great infographic puts the numbers on Zynga and Rovio side by side. With Rovio planning an IPO next year, it is doomed to the same crisis as Zynga? Can Zynga even hope to emulate Rovio's success...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Dear Rovio, please don’t IPO, you’ll kill the market

    Together with law firm Osborne Clarke, I host a lunch 3 or 4 times a year where a bunch of games companies and financial investors get together to chat about the games business and the difficulties of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Zynga’s share price collapses as status as "Facebook proxy" disappears

    Zynga's shares have fallen by 11.4% in the fast few minutes since Facebook started trading in the US. I'm kicking myself for not seeing this coming.

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • What, exactly, is an IPO?

    My RSS feeds, tweet stream and favourite websites are all awash with news of Facebook’s IPO. But I also picked up questions at a much more basic level like “What is an IPO?” So why did Facebook float,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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