Frogster ranks among the fastest growing internet companies in Europe

Berlin, 18th May 2010: During the GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards 2010 presented on the 12th of May in London, the Berlin-based publisher of online games Frogster achieved position 20 in the list of the fastest growing internet companies in Europe. The awards run by the British investment and technology bank GP Bullhound recognize outstanding entrepreneurial accomplishments and outstanding growth dynamic within the digital economy for the sixth time this year.

A decisive factor in the Media Momentum ranking is a company�s revenue growth within the preceding three years. Frogster has managed to augment its turnover six-fold in one single year from�2.3m at the end of 2008 to�14.7m at the end of 2009. During this period Frogster also increased its workforce from 90 to over 150 employees. Meanwhile the Frogster group employs over 200 people full-time in its headquarters in Berlin and its subsidiaries Frogster America in San Francisco and Frogster Asia in Seoul. The full list of the 50 fastest growing internet companies in Europe as compiled by the GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards 2010 is available here:

Frogster�s board member, Andreas Weidenhaupt was also named one of the most influential people within the MMOG business worldwide achieving ninth position in a ranking by Beckett Massive Online Gamer in their most recent edition No. 25/2010. Coincidently, the leading US American magazine for massively multiplayer online games regards him as the most influential European in the online role-playing market segment. The announcement of the rankings can be viewed here:

About GP Bullhound

With offices in London and San Francisco, GP Bullhound is a leading investment banking firm providing advice on mergers&acquisitions and institutional capital-raising to emerging growth companies in the Technology sector. The firm was established in 1999, and has completed over 90 M&A and Private Placement transactions since its founding. Comprised of some of the most experienced technology advisory professionals, our long track record and dedicated approach has helped us establish a leading global position. We have strong domain expertise in the areas of Internet and Digital Media, Software and Services, and CleanTech and Hardware, where we focus on providing preeminent advisory services to some of the best entrepreneurs, management teams and investors around the globe.

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Die Frogster-Gruppe mit Hauptsitz in Berlin ist ein b�rsennotierter Publisher von Online-Games. Frogster konzentriert sich auf den Betrieb und die Vermarktung von virtuellen Welten, sog. Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs)� eines der am st�rksten wachsenden Segmente in der Unterhaltungsbranche. Mit seinen Top-Titeln�Runes of Magic� und�Bounty Bay Online� hat Frogster bereits 4,2 Millionen Spieler gewonnen. Zurzeit besch�ftigt die Frogster-Gruppe mehr als 200 Mitarbeiter in den Bereichen Game-Entwicklung, Licensing, IT, Webdesign und -programmierung, Produkt-Management, Marketing, PR, Web Publishing, Community Management, Customer Support, Sales, Hosting, Billing sowie Finance/Administration. Ihre Tochtergesellschaften Frogster America Inc. mit Sitz in San Francisco, USA, Frogster Online Gaming GmbH mit Sitz in Berlin, Deutschland, und Frogster Asia Co. Ltd. mit Sitz in Seoul, Korea, vermarkten und betreiben ihre Games in Amerika, Europa bzw. Asien. Unter dem Dach von Frogster Online Gaming agiert OnlineWelten als eines der reichweitenst�rksten deutschsprachigen MMOG- und Gaming-Portale. Bei Frogster Asia besch�ftigt das Unternehmen ein eigenes Entwicklerstudio, um neue virtuelle Welten zu erschaffen. 2008 wurde Frogster als�Ort im Land der Ideen�, einem Wettbewerb unter der Schirmherrschaft des Bundespr�sidenten Dr. Horst K�hler, ausgezeichnet. Die Aktien der Frogster Interactive Pictures AG sind seit Februar 2006 im Entry Standard an der Frankfurter Wertpapierb�rse gelistet. Internet:


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