News and Media
London & Stockholm, 18 February 2014: King Digital Entertainment PLC (“King”), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. King intends to list its ordinary shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "KING."
London, 14th February 2014: King, the world’s leading casual games company, today announced Nicki Sheard has joined as VP Brand Marketing. Sheard is responsible for leading all above the line marketing, licensing and merchandising, player insight and social media for some of the world’s leading casual games including Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga.
London, 12 February 2014: King, the world’s leading casual games company and creator of global hit games Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga, today announced that it is launching its first formal internship programme, beginning in July 2014.
27th January 2014: Over the last few days, there has been a vigorous debate both inside and outside King about how we protect our intellectual property. The discussion has focused on three issues: Our decision to buy the EU trademark for the word “Candy,” and to seek a U.S. trademark as well; our opposition to the game publisher Stoic seeking a trademark for the phrase “Banner Saga”; and the accusation that five years ago, King commissioned a game that basically cloned an existing game from another developer.