Bigpoint Named to Top 50 League Table; Among Fastest
Growing European Digital Entertainment Companies
HAMBURG, Germany, May 13, 2010 -- Bigpoint - the worldwide leader in
browser-based video games - today announced that it won two GP Bullhound Media
Momentum Awards at the annual event in London. In addition to its two awards,
Bigpoint also joined the Top 50 League Table, a select group that consists of
the 50 fastest growing digital entertainment companies in Europe.
extremely delighted to have won these two important awards," said Nils Holger
Henning, CCO, Bigpoint. "That Bigpoint, as a German gaming company, is among the
50 fastest growing companies in Europe proves that the games industry is a very
attractive market with extraordinary potential."
Bigpoint won both the
Fastest Growing Larger Company and Uniqueness of Offering awards. Along with
other award-winning companies, such as Vente-Privee and Wonga.com, Bigpoint is
the first browser-based games company from Germany to receive this honor.
The Media Momentum Awards is a popular event that takes place in London
and attracts the "who's who" of Europe's digital media world. The sixth-annual
awards event is organized by specialist media and technology investment bank, GP
Bullhound. Premium Sponsors include Schroders Private Banking, Acton Capital
Partners, and Kemp Little. About Bigpoint
is the worldwide leader in browser-based video games. As an online-game
publisher, content provider for large media companies, and developer, Bigpoint's
game portfolio has achieved the same high quality associated with PC or console
games. More than 390 employees from over 35 different nations work together at
company's headquarters in Hamburg. Bigpoint also has locations in Berlin, San
Francisco, and Malta. Its games are available in 20+ languages and provide more
than 120 million gamers from Europe to America and beyond with free, first-class
entertainment, without the hassle of having to download or install any
Please click here for Bigpoint's browser games list
About GP Bullhound:
With offices in London and San
Francisco, GP Bullhound is a leading investment banking firm providing advice on
mergers & acquisitions and institutional capital-raising to emerging growth
companies in the Technology sector. The firm was established in 1999, and has
completed over 90 M&A and Private Placement transactions since its founding.
Comprised of some of the most experienced technology advisory professionals, our
long track record and dedicated approach has helped us establish a leading
global position. We have strong domain expertise in the areas of Internet and
Digital Media, Software and Services, and CleanTech and Hardware, where we focus
on providing preeminent advisory services to some of the best entrepreneurs,
management teams and investors around the globe.