Guillemot

Guillemot Corporation designs and manufactures interactive entertainment hardware and accessories. Specializing in the design and marketing of digital devices and accessories for PC and game consoles, the Group structures its operations around its two well-known brands: Hercules for the hardware and digital devices segment (wireless speakers for smartphones and tablets, mixing controllers for amateur and semi-pro DJs, DJ headphones, multimedia speakers, webcams…), the brand having refocused its activities to concentrate on audio products in 2013; and Thrustmaster for PC and console gaming accessories, designed for users ranging from experienced to casual gamers. Listed on the stock market since 1998 and active in this field since 1984, the Guillemot Corporation Group is currently present in eleven countries including France, Germany, the UK, Spain, the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong and Romania, and distributes its products in more than 85 countries worldwide. The Group’s mission is to offer high-performance, ergonomic products which maximize the enjoyment of digital interactive entertainment end users. The Group focuses its sales and marketing efforts on growth markets, thanks to sales forces directly located in major European countries, in order to win significant market share. The Group’s goal is to be a leader in its field by way of its two strong brands: Hercules for PC hardware, and Thrustmaster for PC and game console accessories.
Type
Public
HQ
Danvou La Ferrière, FR
Founded
1984
Size (employees)
157 (est)
Guillemot was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Danvou-la-Ferrière, FR

Guillemot Office Locations

Guillemot has an office in Danvou-la-Ferrière
Danvou-la-Ferrière, FR (HQ)
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Guillemot Financial Metrics

EUR

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

26.6 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)

1.8
Guillemot's current market capitalization is €26.6 m.

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Guillemot News and Updates

Ubisoft's 'Assassin's Creed' strategy: Recruit your biggest fans to make it

There is no sexy origin story for the Assassin's Creed movie, to hear Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot tell it. He speaks of bringing down customer acquisition costs and finding ways to offset the investment needs of AAA game development. It's all part of the philosophy Ubisoft Motion Pictures was fou…

Vivendi’s stake in game publisher Ubisoft now exceeds 25%, triggering a possible takeover battle

Vivendi said today that its stake in French game publisher Ubisoft now exceeds 25 percent, pushing the company over a legal threshold and possibly triggering a takeover battle. Paris-based Vivendi took over Gameloft, a mobile game publisher started by the same Guillemot family that leads Ubisoft, la…

Ubisoft sheds more details on its victory over Vivendi at annual meeting

Ubisoft shed more light on its annual meeting where its slate of directors was elected despite a looming takeover battle with French media company Vivendi. Ubisoft said the shareholders expressed “massive support for the strategy and management of Ubisoft.” It approved the re-election of Yves Guille…

Ubisoft CEO: NX will put Nintendo ‘back in the race’

Nintendo has clammed up about the Nintendo NX, but thankfully, the world has Yves Guillemot. Ubisoft held a call with its shareholders today to alleviate concerns about a hostile takeover by Vivendi, but this also provided the chief executive officer with another opportunity to hype what Nintendo is…

Ubisoft claims win over Vivendi’s hostile takeover in board election

Ubisoft evidently won a victory over French media company Vivendi today in its attempt to thwart a hostile takeover. Ubisoft’s slate of board candidates were approved in the annual meeting. A spokesperson for Ubisoft confirmed that Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot and his brother Gerard Guillemot were re-…

Forget Nessie, now is the time to spot basking sharks in Scottish waters

Hunted until the 1990s, UK basking shark numbers are still recovering, but August marks the height of the shark spotting season off Scotland’s West Coast“There’s one!” Came a voice from the back of the boat, “Ah… sorry, just a dolphin.” I turned around to see the keen-eyed fellow grinning. Normally …

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