King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies. Its games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch between devices and platforms.
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyActivision Blizzard
HQLondon, GB
Founded2003
Websiteking.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
King.com was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at King.com

Humam Sakhnini

Humam Sakhnini

President
Thomas Hartwig

Thomas Hartwig

CTO
Sebastian Knutsson

Sebastian Knutsson

Chief Creative Officer
Tjodolf Sommestad

Tjodolf Sommestad

Chief Development Officer
Riccardo Zacconi

Riccardo Zacconi

Co-Founder, Chairman
Colin Daly

Colin Daly

Chief People Officer
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King.com Office Locations

King.com has offices in London, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 6 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
178 Wardour St, Soho
Berlin, DE
Jägerstraße 32
București, RO
Opera Center, Strada Costache Negri 1-5
Barcelona, ES
Av. de Josep Tarradellas, 123, 6th Floor
Barcelona, ES
Avinguda Diagonal, 557
Malmö, SE
7th Floor, Bruksgatan 1
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King.com Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2003

Total Funding

$84 m

Investors

In total, King.com had raised $84 m. King.com is a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard

King.com Revenue

King.com's revenue was reported to be £143.94 m in FY, 2018
GBPFY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.6m7.4m12.9m21.5m27.2m32.3m28.0m23.9m8.0m132.4m273.1m416.4m245.9m217.5m143.9m

Revenue growth, %

106%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

1.5m4.5m7.9m12.7m13.9m12.3m10.3m7.1m

Gross profit

143.0k2.9m5.0m8.8m13.4m20.0m17.7m16.8m
GBPFY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

375.4k1.4m6.2m7.6m6.7m9.6m10.6m8.9m8.6m4.5m41.4m3.8m21.0m1.2m47.3k

Accounts Receivable

77.0k598.0k598.3k501.4k1.0m1.3m1.1m892.1k1.1m40.5k

Inventories

Current Assets

390.8k1.9m7.1m9.1m10.4m13.5m16.7m14.9m17.0m19.7m111.9m68.4m161.4m153.0m175.0m111.5m
GBPFY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(681.6k)874.0k569.2k(642.6k)1.1m2.6m528.9k221.4k179.8k74.1m117.4m198.5m59.8m72.3m

Dividends Paid

188.2m130.2m73.3m59.8m

Income Taxes Paid

(21.9m)(44.3m)(41.3m)
GBPFY, 2003

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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King.com Operating Metrics

Nov, 2017

Monthly Active Users

293 m

Downloads (Candy Crush Saga)

2.73 b
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King.com Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Z2February 12, 2015$150 m
Nonstop GamesAugust 13, 2014
Fabrication GamesMay 13, 2012

King.com Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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King.com Online and Social Media Presence

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King.com Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    68/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

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King.com News and Updates

EU-Startups Podcast / Episode 2: Interview with King.com founder Riccardo Zacconi

For the 2nd episode of the EU-Startups Podcast we set-up a phone interview with Riccardo Zacconi, the founder and former CEO of the Candy Crush creator King.com. The Italian entrepreneur started King with his co-founders in 2003 and grew the company from a tiny team to a 2,500 employee corporation. …

King.com Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was King.com founded?

    King.com was founded in 2003.

  • Who are King.com key executives?

    King.com's key executives are Humam Sakhnini, Thomas Hartwig and Sebastian Knutsson.

  • How many employees does King.com have?

    King.com has 2,711 employees.

  • What is King.com revenue?

    Latest King.com annual revenue is £143.9 m.

  • What is King.com revenue per employee?

    Latest King.com revenue per employee is £53.1 k.

  • Who are King.com competitors?

    Competitors of King.com include Goodgame Studios, Rovio Entertainment and Glu Mobile.

  • Where is King.com headquarters?

    King.com headquarters is located at 178 Wardour St, Soho, London.

  • Where are King.com offices?

    King.com has offices in London, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does King.com have?

    King.com has 13 offices.