Goodbye Kansas adds $12M in investment, opens office in USA and wants to go public.
Goodbye Kansas, a Stockholm, Sweden-based gaming company announced securing SEK 108M ($12M) in capital investment. The financing round is made as part of an IPO planning for 2019 and was supported by 76 new investors, including Swedbank Robur, through its Microcap fund, which contributed with SEK 30M.
AT the same time, the company announced its intentions of publicly listing its shares and opening an office in USA, in Los Angeles.
Goodbye Kansas, founded in 2014 and led by CEO Peter Levin, is a group of companies providing VFX, CGI, Motion capture, animation, development and marketing of games, and also creates, develops and manages its own brands and IP’s.
The group consists of Goodbye Kansas Studios, Goodbye Kansas Game Invest and Infinite Entertainment with studios and offices in Stockholm, Uppsala, London, Hamburg and Los Angeles.
Goodbye Kansas has 180 employees and expects to reach more than SEK 200M in revenue in 2018, a 25% increase from SEK 165M in 2017.