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Chief executive Debbie Bestwick, 46, started this Yorkshire-based games developer best known for its Worms franchise, which has sold more than 75m copies. It sells its titles worldwide through distributors such as Sony, Microsoft, Apple and Google. It secured £16.5m from private equity firm LDC in 2016, spending an undisclosed sum to acquire Mouldy Toof Studios, the Derby developer of popular prison-break game The Escapists. International sales reached £11.5m in 2016.

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Company details
ActivityVideo game developer
LocationWest Yorkshire
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa41.49%
International sales £000s11,507
Total sales £000s13,458

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