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Playside Studios Ltd (PLY)

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PLY's Principal Activity is the the development of mobile games that are distributed and downloaded on Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.

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vs Sector (1yr) -22.72%
vs ASX 200 (1yr) -22.94%


Market Capitalisation
ASX Rank 1,511 of 2,295
Sector Rank 41 of 62

Key Information

Shares Issued
Sector Communication Services
Similar Companies PPL / SPA / FLX
EPS -$0.007
DPS $0.00
NTA per share $0.04

Broker Consensus

PLY is not covered by a major broker, or data from most recent compilation was omitted due to not meeting QA guidelines.


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Company Overview

PlaySide Studios Limited (PLY) is independent video game developers, with titles across a range of categories including self-published games based on original intellectual property and games developed in collaboration with major Hollywood studios such as Disney, Warner Bros and Nickelodeon. PlaySide has a team of over 70 games creators and other staff. Its portfolio consists of 52 titles delivered across 4 platforms: Mobile, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and PC.

Incorporation Details

No incorporation details available.

Corporate Details

Head Office Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor BDO Audit Pty Ltd
Date Listed 17 Dec 2020

Upcoming Calendar (Forecasted)

Date Event
25/02/2022 Report (Interim)

Dividend History

DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.

Ex-Date Amount Franking Gross Type Payable
No dividends paid.

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Directors & Management

Directors & Management

Name Title Since Bio
Mr Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Nov 2020 Director Bio icon

Mr Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli

Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director

Mr Nicolli has a career as a leader and a businessman in the technology sector. From 2010 to 2016, he was the Group Managing Director and CEO of ASXlisted IT services company UXC Limited. Mr Nicolli oversaw the acquisition of UXC by global IT firm CSC in late 2016. Mr Nicolli is currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX/NZX listed Vista Group International Limited (ASX: VGL), a provider of software and cloud solutions to the global film industry. Mr Nicolli is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed international IT services provider Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) and eLearning software solutions provider ReadCloud Limited (ASX: RCL). Mr Nicolli is a past member of the New Zealand Society of Accountants.

Mr Gerrit Johan Ten Cate Non-Executive Director Nov 2020 Director Bio icon

Mr Gerrit Johan Ten Cate

Non-Executive Director

Mr Ten Cate is currently the COO of Tilt Five, a technologies firm focusing on Augmented Reality. He is a long-time game industry executive, and has produced and designed AAA games for PC, console and mobile platforms, led teams developing online gaming technology and services, and negotiated business and technology partnerships for large publishers and startups. After several years managing online services for Sony PlayStation, he spent a decade at EA as an Executive Producer creating games and later as Sr. Director of Business Development for EA Partners. He has contributed to franchises including The Sims, The Simpsons, and Dante's Inferno. Mr Ten Cate has experience in various start-ups and at MaxPlay, a cloud-based game engine technology. He is Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA).

Mr Mark James Goulopoulos Non-Executive Director Dec 2011 Director Bio icon

Mr Mark James Goulopoulos

Non-Executive Director

Mr Goulopoulos is an experienced investment advisor and early stage financier. He has over 20 years of experience in equities markets and investment banking. He has originated, led, and advised on numerous financing transactions for both ASX listed and pre-IPO businesses across various industries. He is a founding partner of Cumulus Wealth, a boutique wealth management firm founded in 2019. He was previously a Director of Wealth Management at Patersons Securities for over 10 years. At Cumulus Wealth he provides specialised investment portfolio advice to various clients and family offices whilst also being actively involved in the origination and structuring of financing transactions for companies ranging from start-up to ASX listed and across various industry sectors.

Mr Aaron Jonathon Pasias Non-Executive Director Dec 2011 Director Bio icon

Mr Aaron Jonathon Pasias

Non-Executive Director

Mr Pasias is a professional investor in early stage companies, equities and property. He has over 15 years of experience in both the financial markets and property industries. He has evaluated and invested in various opportunities across a range of ASX listed and pre-IPO companies and has had active involvement with Boards of companies where he has been a major shareholder. In addition to his equity investments he has also driven a variety of commercial, retail, and residential property developments.

Mr Gerry Stephen Sakkas Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director Dec 2011 Director Bio icon

Mr Gerry Stephen Sakkas

Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director

Mr Sakkas has over 13 years of experience in the games industry. He started his professional career at EA Games as a tester, and over the next 4 years made his way to lead designer of the Melbourne studio. He worked on games such as Dead Space, The Godfather 2 and Dante's Inferno. Since PlaySide's inception he has led the team responsible for creating, designing and producing PlaySide's titles, such as Catch The Ark, ICY ROPES, Bouncy BITS, Safe Zone and many more. Mr Sakkas also led the team that designed AR Dragon.

Mr Darren Robert Briggs Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary N/A

Director Interests

The current holdings of PLY directors.

Director Last Notice Direct Shares Indirect Shares Options Convertibles
Gerrit Ten Cate 01/11/2020 0 N/A N/A N/A
Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli 01/11/2020 N/A 639,019 N/A N/A
Gerry Sakkas 14/12/2011 79,166,667 N/A N/A N/A
Aaron Pasias 14/12/2011 N/A 79,166,667 N/A N/A
Mark Goulopoulos 14/12/2011 N/A 79,166,667 N/A N/A

Shareholder Info

Top 20 Shareholders About the Data

Data supplied by Morningstar and accurate on Dec 9, 2020.

It's not possible to publish a real-time Top 20 Shareholder list. Companies are not obliged to report this data (with the exception of Substantial Shareholders above 5%). If a company chooses to publish the data, it's usually once a year in their Annual Report.

All data is manually compiled so there might be a delay between the Annual Report being published and the data appearing on Market Index (<7 days for ASX 300 and up to 30 days for micro-caps).

Name Shares Capital
Atlantis Mg Pty Ltd ( The Mg Family Trust A/C) 79,166,667 21.60%
Gerry Sakkas 79,166,667 21.60%
Yondro Pty Ltd (The Pasias Family Trust) 79,166,667 21.60%
National Nominees Limited 17,309,835 4.72%
Tejesh Munusamy 12,500,001 3.41%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 5,875,000 1.60%
Retzos Executive Pty Ltd (Retzos Executive S/Fund A/C) 3,425,000 0.93%
CS Third Nominees Pty Limited (Hsbc Cust Nom Au Ltd 13 A/C) 2,875,000 0.78%
Daniel Armstrong 2,429,986 0.66%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited - A/C 2 2,062,044 0.56%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 2,000,000 0.55%
Maven Funds Management Pty Ltd 1,917,188 0.52%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,615,165 0.44%
Sandhurst Trustees Ltd (Cyan C3G Fund A/C) 1,500,000 0.41%
Rhyl Mayes 1,214,995 0.33%
Kristel Villegas 1,214,995 0.33%
Nicholas Merrett 1,214,995 0.33%
Adam Bax 1,214,995 0.33%
Edward Booth 1,214,995 0.33%
Erin Halpenny 1,214,995 0.33%

Shareholder Distribution

As reported in the most recent Annual Report.

Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001+ Total
No. of Shareholders 0 1 39 632 188 860

Substantial Shareholders

No Substantial Shareholders for PLY in our database.

Shareholders Buying

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

Date Name Bought Previous % New %
07-07-21 Eley Griffiths Group Pty limited 5,903,655 -- 5.63
17-12-20 Atlantis MG Pty Ltd 79,166,667 -- 21.60
17-12-20 Yondro Pty Ltd 79,166,667 -- 21.60
17-12-20 Gerry Sakkas 79,166,667 -- 21.60

Shareholders Selling

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

No sell transactions reported by Substantial Shareholders in the past 12 months.

Historical Data

Share Price History

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