SCi RECORDS LOSES
BUT REMAINS UPBEAT
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[ September 29th 2005 ]
Group Plc has recorded a pre-tax loss of £14 million
as the UK firm continues to assimilate Eidos
into its corporate profile. Results for the nine
months to 30 June 2005 include the results for
SCi for the nine month period to 30 June 2005
and the results of the Eidos Group for the seven
week period from the effective date of acquisition
(16 May 2005) to 30 June 2005.
include: Acquisition of Eidos plc effective from
16 May 2005 makes SCi the largest UK computer
and video games publisher and a leading player
in the global video games industry. Change in
year-end to 30 June following the acquisition
results in a pre-tax loss of £14.0 million after
exceptional charges, which is 7% better than the
market expectation of a loss of £15.1 million.
has traded well since the acquisition of Eidos.
Strong performances from Championship Manager
and the distribution of Lego
Star Wars means that Eidos made an operating
profit of £1.6 million in the seven period from
acquisition to 30 June 2005.