Date of Update: 01/09/2019

Astralis Group

Ticker: ASTGRP DC

Theme: Media

Country: Denmark

Sector: Investment Companies

Company Description:

Astralis Group is a leading esports and media organization. The company's assets include three esports teams: Astralis (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive), Origen (League of Legends), and Future FC (FIFA). Astralis Group generates revenues from a combination of commercial sponsorships, merchandise sales, league and tournament revenue sharing, and prize money.

3 Company Facts:

  • Astralis is widely-regarded as one of the best teams in Counter-Strike history. Astralis maintained the world's #1 ranking for a record 86 consecutive weeks.1
  • Origen owns a franchise in the European League of Legends league, the LEC. For its inaugural season, franchise slots were reportedly sold for $10 to $13 million.2
  • Astralis has more than 3 million followers accross all of its social media platforms.3

3 Industry Facts:

  • In 2019, the number of esports viewers around the globe was estimated to reach 443 million. In 2022 the number of esports viewers is expected to reach 595 million.4
  • Europe accounted for 16% of all esports enthusiasts in 2019, second to only the Asia Pacific region.5
  • Prize revenues are highly volatile, and typically 50-100% of prize winnings are offset by costs.6

Related Companies: Enthusiast Gaming

3 Key Company Drivers:

  • League / tournament sharing revenues
  • Sponsorship revenues
  • Merchandise sales

Notable Brands:

Astralis logo
Astralis, CS:GO team
Origen logo
Origen, League of Legends team
Future FC logo
Future FC, FIFA team
CS:GO logo
CS:GO

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