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Codemasters Are Gearing Up For Stock Exchange Debut

After abandoning their approach to go public back in 2007, Codemasters are reportedly preparing another launch at the British Stock Exchange.

As reported by Sky News, Codemasters’ Indian majority owners Reliance Big Entertainment Limited are preparing for the company to go public sometime in 2018, with the British developer reportedly being assessed of being worth in excess of 100 million British pounds.

Founded in 1986 by brothers David and Richard Darling, Codemasters are the largest independent racing game developer. Despite occasional ventures into other genres like shooters (Operation Flashpoint) in the past, Codemasters have kept their commitment to virtual racing, currently maintaining the official Formula One Game franchise, the long-running DiRT Rally series and more.

Codemasters going public would be the first time an independent racing game developer would be joining the stock market.

  • AnklaX

    I don’t know if that’s a good thing after seeing the changes that happened at EA and Ferrari who are going to make SUVs.

  • Shaun Field

    Maybe they can give some shares to the people they steal from!

  • melanieuk1

    “Codemasters’ Indian majority owners Reliance Big Entertainment Limited”

    Really I didn’t know it was owned by a yet another Indian company, damn there is nothing Great about Britain, selling off our Car manufacturer, selling off our Steel, Great Britain my [BEEP].

    • MC

      I didn’t know either, apparently they sold half of the company in 2010 then Reliance took a controlling share in 2013.

  • Chillisteak

    Well I could be wrong but I think this will be the beginning of the end for Codemasters.

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