Jorgen Larsson founded Stillfront Group in 2010, and the company has been highly acquisitive within the mobile games industry. Notable acquisitions include Goodgame Studios for €270m, Storm8 for $400m and Nanobit for $100m.
The company is listed on the Swedish stock exchange and has a market cap of approximately €850m today. The company employs around 1500 people around the world, making it one of the biggest mobile games groups in Europe.
Under Larsson’s stewardship, the company has sought to build a diversified portfolio of games and push into new markets such as Japan.
Goodgame Empire is published by Stillfront portfolio company Goodgame Studios, and is one of their most successful games.
Players build their own medieval empires, creating alliances and waging war against other players in order to gain power and influence.
It is reported that Goodgame Empire has generated over $1bn in revenues during its lifecycle.