After spending the summer at the top of both the iTunes and Android app stores, UK games company King may be riding that success to cash in on a timely IPO. Telegraph reports that the company has secretly filed its pre-IPO S-1 with the SEC, although very few details about the paperwork (as well as King’s current financial standing) are known. It could be the right time for the decade-old company to go public, but it’s hard to not consider the cautionary tale of Zynga’s own IPO efforts. Will history repeat itself?

  1. They are actually based in Stockholm.

  2. They did have a London office when it founded in 2003 though: http://www.develop-online.net/features/2037/Fit-for-a-King


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