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.
|Bid / Ask||-|
|Volume (4w avg)|
|vs Sector (1yr)||+101.03%|
|vs ASX 200 (1yr)||+111.39%|
|ASX Rank||1,159 of 2,319|
|Sector Rank||50 of 91|
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.
No incorporation details available.
DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.
|Mr Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli||Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director||Nov 2020||
Mr Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli
Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director
Mr Nicolli has a career as an influential leader and highly successful businessman in the technology sector. From 2010 to 2016, Mr Nicolli was the Group Managing Director and CEO of ASX-listed IT services company UXC Limited. During his 13 years with UXC, Mr Nicolli was instrumental in leading the growth of UXC's ITservices business from $60 million annual revenue to $750 million (via both organic growth and acquisitions) and employing 3,000 staff. Under Mr Nicolli's leadership, UXC became widely recognised as the largest and one of the most respected ASXlisted IT companies in Australia. Mr Nicolli oversaw the acquisition of UXC by global IT firm CSC in late 2016 for in excess of $400 million. Other current directorships held by him are as Non-Executive Director Vista Group International Limited, Empired Limited and Chairman of ReadCloud Limited. He is Chairman of NRC Vista Group and Empired Limited Member of Audit and Risk Committee for Vista Group, and Empired Limited
|Mr Gerrit Johan Ten Cate||Non-Executive Director||Nov 2020||
Mr Gerrit Johan Ten Cate
Mr Cate is currently the Chief Business Officer 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 large teams developing online gaming technology and services, and negotiated business and technology partnerships for large publishers and start-ups. After a number of years managing online services for Sony PlayStation, he spent a decade at EA as an Executive Producer and later as Sr. Director of Business Development for EA Partners. He has experience in start-ups and grew the team at MaxPlay, a cloudbased game engine technology and was also pivotal in raising MaxPlay's $20m Series A funding round with Silicon Valley investors. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
|Mr Mark James Goulopoulos||Non-Executive Director||Dec 2011||
Mr Mark James Goulopoulos
Mr Goulopoulos is an experienced investment advisor and one of the co-founders of PlaySide. As Director of Corporate Strategy since PlaySide's inception, Mr Goulopoulos has led and set corporate strategy for the business including the business model of utilising cash flow from fixed priced contracts to finance original IP development. Mr Goulopoulos has over 20 years' experience in equities Mr Goulopoulosets and investment banking. He has originated, led, and advised on numerous financing transactions for both ASX listed and pre-IPO businesses across various industries. Mr Goulopoulos 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.
|Mr Aaron Jonathon Pasias||Non-Executive Director||Dec 2011||
Mr Aaron Jonathon Pasias
Mr Pasias is a professional investor in early stage companies, equities and property and is one of the co-founders of PlaySide, having worked for over 8 years as the Company's Finance Director and Company Secretary. In addition, Mr Pasias has over 15 years' experience in both the financial markets and property industries. He has evaluated and invested in various opportunities across a range of ASX listed and preIPO companies and has had active involvement with Boards of companies where he has been a major shareholder. In addition to his equity investments Mr Pasias has also driven a variety of commercial, retail, and residential property developments.
|Mr Gerry Stephen Sakkas||Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director||Dec 2011||
Mr Gerry Stephen Sakkas
Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director
Mr Sakkas is the CEO and co-founder of PlaySide and has spent over 13 years in the games industry. Mr Sakkas 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. Mr Sakkas's strong entrepreneurial drive saw him leave EA and co-found PlaySide in 2011. For the past 9 years Mr Sakkas has been responsible for leading and growing PlaySide to a team of 80+ staff, with his creative drive a key focus for growth.
|Mr Darren Robert Briggs||Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary||N/A|
PLY directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.
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|06/09/21||Gerry Sakkas||Expiry||328,500||$0.355||$116,617||As advised by the company|
|06/09/21||Gerry Sakkas||Buy||+492,750||$0.355||$174,926||Conversion of securities|
|06/09/21||Gerry Sakkas||Exercise||492,750||$0.355||$174,926||Conversion of securities|
The current holdings of PLY directors.
|Director||Last Notice||Direct Shares||Indirect Shares||Options||Convertibles|
|Cristiano (Cris) Nicolli||30/06/2021||N/A||639,019||N/A||N/A|
|Gerrit Ten Cate||01/11/2020||0||N/A||N/A||N/A|
A substantial shareholder is a person or entity that owns 5% or more of the voting shares in a company. Shares can be held through multiple entities, so the Substantial Shareholders list differs from the Top 20 Shareholders list.
Shareholding changes less than 1% do not require notification to the market. When all “Last Notice” dates are identical, it suggests that no (or minimal) change has occurred since the most recent Annual Report.
|Name||Last Notice||Total Shares||Shares Held (%)|
|Atlantis MG Pty Ltd||13/08/2021||79,166,667||21.60|
|Yondro Pty Ltd||13/08/2021||79,166,667||21.60|
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|
12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.
No sell transactions reported by Substantial Shareholders in the past 12 months.
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