Corporate Finance

Marmalade Games

Cowgills Corporate Finance has advised market-leading games developer and publisher Marmalade Game Studio (Marmalade) on a multi-million pound investment by leading mid-market private equity firm LDC.

About Marmalade

Marmalade is the UK’s leading developer of mobile, console and PC board games. Its catalogue includes classics such as Monopoly, Cluedo and Game of Life, licensed by gaming giants such as Hasbro, with its most recent addition, Jumanji, inspired by the feature film.

 

About the deal

Cowgills Corporate Finance has advised market-leading games developer and publisher Marmalade Game Studio (Marmalade) on a multi-million pound investment by leading mid-market private equity firm LDC. The investment will support the management team’s ambitious organic growth strategy and future game launches.

LDC’s investment will support the existing management team as they invest in the development of new games and recruiting new talent. Marmalde have already gone through a period of exceptional growth over recent years, with revenues growing by over 100 per cent in the last three years.

 

Sector

Gaming

 

Testimonial

“They held our hands from start to finish and were honest and realistic about the journey ahead and the challenges we needed to navigate. The speed in which they secured the funding with LDC was impressive and they matched us with a partner with whom we had total synergy. We are incredibly grateful to Sam, Brad and the team at Cowgills.”

Read more about the deal here.

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Meet the team

Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson

Partner

Ian Johnson

Partner

Sam Davies

Sam Davies

Partner

Sam Davies

Partner

David Furlong

David Furlong

Partner – Debt Advisory

David Furlong

Partner – Debt Advisory

Jane Rash

Jane Rash

Director

Jane Rash

Director

Lorraine Dewhurst

Lorraine Dewhurst

Business Development Manager

Lorraine Dewhurst

Business Development Manager

Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson

Corporate Finance Partner

Andrew Nelson

Corporate Finance Partner

Julie Brown

Julie Brown

Head of Research

Julie Brown

Head of Research

Ben Barlow

Ben Barlow

Associate Director

Ben Barlow

Associate Director

James Kennedy

James Kennedy

Director

James Kennedy

Director