eOne Family sees 7% revenue rise in 2012

Company will also seek a premium listing to admit it to the FTSE 250 market.
Publish date:
1_184_3430_Peppa Pig, second.jpg

Entertainment One's Family division - which is currently managing the rapid international expansion of Peppa Pig among other brands - saw revenue increase by seven per cent YOY in 2012.

Overall, the company enjoyed a 25 per cent leap in underlying profit growth last year, up to £53.8 million.

However, Entertainment One also suffered almost £27 million in charges relating to factors such as potential pay offs for top execs and HMV and Blockbuster falling into administration.

Plans were also revealed to seek a premium listing that will admit it to the FTSE 250 market.

Elsewhere, revenues at the film division grew 25 per cent to £518 million, thanks to the success of the fifth movie in the The Twilight Saga. The TV arm grew revenues by 15 per cent to £133.4 million.

Want to receive up to the minute licensing industry news straight to your inbox? Click here to sign up for the free Licensing.biz Daily Digest and Newsflash services. You can also follow Licensing.biz on Twitter and Facebook.


Featured Jobs

Rainbow logo landscape_home of classic Final

Product Manager

Rainbow Designs Ltd I Olympia, London I Salary: Competitive I Date Published Wednesday 16th January 2019