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Codemasters is a video game developer and publisher that specializes in racing games. The Company publishes for all platforms including Microsoft Xbox One, Sony Playstation 4, PC-DVD and mobile phones and provides persistent online services. Codemasters' popular game brands include DiRT, GRID, Cricket, and Operation Flashpoint.

TypePrivate
Founded1986
HQSoutham, GB
Websitecodemasters.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)783
Revenue (FY, 2019)£71.2 M(+402%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Codemasters Office Locations

Codemasters has offices in Southam, Birmingham and Runcorn
Southam, GB (HQ)
Codemaster Campus, Stoneythorpe
Birmingham, GB
Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street Queensway
Runcorn, GB
Manor Farm Rd
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Codemasters Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1986

Codemasters total Funding

$100 m

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Codemasters Revenue

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Codemasters's revenue was reported to be £71.22 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

71.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

62.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

87.6%

Net income (FY, 2019)

86.3m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

37.5m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

5.9m

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

18.4m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.2m10.6m17.3m57.8m36.4m33.0m27.2m63.1m60.9m49.4m41.6m56.4m85.5m64.6m105.3m109.6m57.2m49.1m46.8m24.8m30.5m50.0m14.2m71.2m

Revenue growth, %

23%

Cost of goods sold

4.5m5.4m8.0m27.2m24.6m26.9m25.2m27.6m31.5m26.2m17.4m22.4m37.5m42.5m40.5m42.8m23.0m22.4m15.0m8.3m9.1m14.0m1.7m8.8m

Gross profit

2.7m5.2m9.2m30.6m11.8m6.2m2.0m35.5m29.4m23.2m24.2m34.0m48.0m22.1m64.8m66.7m34.1m26.7m31.9m16.5m21.4m36.1m12.5m62.4m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.7m759.0k6.3m9.5m1.8m17.0k1.6m3.3m2.9m8.2m1.5m3.7m9.9m9.0k9.2m314.0k661.0k39.0k450.0k742.0k1.1m9.1m18.4m

Accounts Receivable

225.5k3.7m1.8m2.1m5.7m2.7m2.5m3.1m4.1m858.0k5.3m11.6m8.2m13.9m5.4m11.7m3.4m1.3m793.0k1.1m605.0k628.0k1.6m2.2m

Inventories

151.6k556.0k345.0k4.3m1.7m835.0k1.3m2.0m1.2m149.0k229.0k274.0k1.3m1.7m1.5m802.0k958.0k422.0k357.0k233.0k2.5m151.0k182.0k351.0k

Current Assets

5.4m7.6m12.3m31.1m18.5m16.2m18.4m17.0m23.4m10.1m21.9m42.1m52.4m50.8m21.6m40.3m22.3m22.1m17.6m19.4m12.3m7.4m13.0m28.6m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

740.1k1.7m3.8m13.9m871.0k(5.8m)(5.3m)9.9m(2.0m)(20.6m)11.3m2.6m(460.0k)(92.9m)61.7m(4.3m)(14.0m)(12.2m)(3.7m)(11.9m)(10.3m)2.9m9.9m86.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.5m

Dividends Paid

850.0k400.0k1.2m9.8m250.0k8.0m

Net Change in Cash

794.6k
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Codemasters Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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72/100

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Codemasters Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Codemasters Online and Social Media Presence

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Codemasters News and Updates

: Take-Two drops Codemasters acquisition bid, clearing way for EA

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. TTWO indicated Wednesday it was not topping Electronic Arts Inc.’s EA bid for U.K.-based racing games publisher Codemasters Group Holdings PLC UK:CDM. In December, EA had offered $1.2 billion for Codemasters, following a $1 billion bid from Take-Two in November. In…

: EA tops Take-Two in bid for racing game publisher Codemasters

Electronic Arts Inc. EA said Monday it was offering $1.2 billion to acquire U.K.-based racing games publisher Codemasters Group Holdings PLC UK:CDM, topping an offer by rival Take-Two Interactive Inc. TTWO Under EA’s offer, Codemasters stakeholders will receive 604 pence a share, prompting Codemaste…

EA to acquire Codemasters for $1.2 billion

Everybody thought the deal was done — Take-Two was supposed to acquire Codemasters for nearly $1 billion. Take-Two even reached an agreement with the board of Codemasters. But Electronic Arts crashed the party at the last minute and offered even more money. EA now plans to buy Codemasters for $1.2 b…

EA outbids Take-Two to buy Codemasters Group for $1.2 billion

Electronic Arts has outbid rival Take-Two Interactive to buy Dirt 5 publisher Codemasters Group for an estimated $1.2 billion.

EA acquires UK-based game developer Codemasters in $1.2 billion deal

Electronic Arts confirmed reports this morning that it has reached an agreement to acquire UK-based game developer and publisher Codemasters, valuing the company at approximately $1.2 billion. The deal is anticipated to be completed in Q1 2021, and comes at a surprise as rival publisher Take-Two Int…
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Codemasters Blogs

Codies Racing Line: June 3, 2021

Special delivery! The Codies Racing Line is here every fortnight for a first-class service of news and information on Codemasters titles – and the virtual mailbox is full to the brim once again. No spam mail or flyers for dodgy-looking local take-outs here – only the good stuff. Without further ado,…

Record-breaking participation in F1® Esports Series qualification as new campaign begins with Pro Exhibition

Following the huge success F1® Esports has had over the last year with the Virtual Grands Prix and 2020 F1® Esports Series, we’re happy to announce, along with Formula 1®, that over 494k of you attempted to qualify for this year’s 2021 F1® Esports Series – an increase of 108% from 2020. There were m…

Codies Racing Line: May 20, 2021

A a new trailer. A cover art reveal A huge game update. A preview of our real-world rally team beginning another round of action. A money-can’t-buy giveaway. Fantastic stories from our community on the power of games for Mental Health Awareness week. To take inspiration from those legendary scribes,…

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10th-16th, 2021)

Codemasters has partnered with Public Health England on its Every Mind Matters campaign to share important information and steps that anyone can take to improve their own mental wellbeing during Mental Health Awareness Week. The post Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10th-16th, 2021) appe…

Codies Racing Line: May 6, 2021

Welcome to another Codies Racing Line, and the first of May 2021! To be honest with you, this week’s edition of the Racing Line is a pretty normal affair – and of course, normality in these parts means an absolute lorry-load of news, reveals and details to bring you on Codemasters titles. New update…

Jon Armstrong wins Junior WRC opener in Croatia

Codemasters DiRT Rally Team Earns Maiden Victory in 2021 Junior WRC Championship   Today, the Codemasters DiRT Rally Team celebrates Jon Armstrong’s first Junior WRC victory in Croatia last weekend, with a 33.5-second lead over his closest rival. The Northern Irishman, co-driven by England’s Phil Ha…
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Codemasters Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Codemasters founded?

    Codemasters was founded in 1986.

  • How many employees does Codemasters have?

    Codemasters has 783 employees.

  • What is Codemasters revenue?

    Latest Codemasters annual revenue is £71.2 m.

  • What is Codemasters revenue per employee?

    Latest Codemasters revenue per employee is £91 k.

  • Who are Codemasters competitors?

    Competitors of Codemasters include 101XP, Happy Elements and Raw Fury Games.

  • Where is Codemasters headquarters?

    Codemasters headquarters is located at Codemaster Campus, Stoneythorpe, Southam.

  • Where are Codemasters offices?

    Codemasters has offices in Southam, Birmingham and Runcorn.

  • How many offices does Codemasters have?

    Codemasters has 3 offices.