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LDC’s investment is supporting the existing management team, led by joint CEOs Michael Willis and Cristina Mereuta.

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Marmalade Game Studio: multi-million pound investment

Partnership to help management to develop new games and recruit new talent.

Marmalde Game Studio is a UK market leading games developer and publisher.

Investment

£22.5m

Marmalade is the UK’s leading developer of mobile, console and PC board games. Its catalogue includes classics such as Monopoly, Cluedo and Game of Life, licensed by gaming giants such as Hasbro, with its most recent addition, Jumanji, inspired by the feature film.

Based in London and Lisbon, the business has grown revenues by more than 100 per cent in the last three years.

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We have seen people’s love for gaming blossom as they have fun and maintain connections with friends and family through gameplay.”
Cristina Mereuta, joint CEO
Marmalade Game Studio

Supporting organic growth

LDC invested £22.5m in September 2021 to support the existing management team, led by joint CEOs Michael Willis and Cristina Mereuta, as they invest in the development of new games and recruiting new talent.

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It was important to us that our backer was supportive of the strong working culture we have created, and we know from LDC’s track record they will help us to maintain the creative spirit and supportive environment that Marmalade is known for.”
Michael Willis, joint CEO
Marmalade Game Studio