Published on 3 April 2016 by Lemba
Our favourite slot game developer Netent has presented their yearly figures for 2015 last week and the last year was another record year for the company. Not only did the game developer make a record turnover and record profits, the company also reached some important milestones, which are considered essential for the Netent’s company strategy and future.
Netent’s yearly figures for 2015
Netent’s turnover has grown by 31 percent on average since 2007, while the European online casino market has grown by 17 per cent since the same year. In 2015 company turnover grew by 33 per cent while European market growth has been estimated to be 9 per cent. Netent’s turnover in 2015 was SEK 1.132.400.000 (ca. €122.525.436) in comparison to SEK 851.700.000 in 2014. The operating profits were SEK 401.600.000 (ca. €43.453.000). Shareholders too benefit from further improved company results en Netent distributed SEK 8 million among shareholders in comparison to SEK 5 million in 2014.
Netent’s Milestones in 2015
Netent won no less that 7 prestigious industry awards in 2015 in the following categories:
- Slot Provider of the Year (2x)
- Game of the year for Spiñata Grande
- Moible supplier of the Year
- Digital Industry Supplier of the Year
- Innovation in Mobile
- Women in Gaming – Hidden Talent
Besides winning awards Netent obtained gaminig licences in the United Kingdom and Spain. The company also made some important agreements with the US state of New Jersey where a number of large casinos. Other milestone is that Netent games have become available for the first time in ‘brick-and-mortar casinos and gaming halls in the United Kingdom.
Netent’s strategy for the future
Netent is aiming to continue its successful strategy in 2016. The company wants to further expand geographically. The European market remains to be top priority, but the company also has a strong focus on North and Asia. In terms of innovation the game producer will continue to develop the most innovative games of the best quality and the company has big plans in the field of sound technology and virtual reality gaming. Netent promotes a company culture in which one aims to maintain a dynamic, creatuve and goal oriented environment and working process based on the core values: ‘Together we win, Think Ahead Be Ahead, We act SpeedSmart’ en ‘Passion in All We Do’.
In terms of new games the company has a very interesting road map of which the games to be released in the third and fourth quarter are not known yet. On 21 the highly anticipated Jimi Hendrix slot game will be launched. This game is the second brand slot from the trilogy Netent Rocks. In January of this year the game developer launched the first game from this trilogy, the highly success Guns N’ Roses slot developed in cooperation with the band. The new slot game Jimi Hendrix too will be produced in cooperation with the guardians of the legendary rock guitarist’s legacy. In autumn the third rock slots from the trilogy will be launched and this game will evolve around the British rock band Motörhead.
According to the figures and Netent’s own words the company is doing extremely well and we at Netent Casino hope the company will do even better than that, so you can continue to enjoy the best and the most entertaining slot games online.