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Berlin, 14 April 2014 – King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), the leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced that Gabriel Hacker has joined as Head of Studio in Berlin. Hacker is responsible for growing and managing the studio team in Berlin, which will create new games for King.
London & Stockholm, 25th March 2014: King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 22,200,000 of its ordinary shares at a price to the public of $22.50 per share. King is offering 15,533,334 shares and certain selling shareholders are offering 6,666,666 shares. In addition, certain selling shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,330,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on 26 March 2014, under the symbol “KING.”
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.