Expected turnover ESforce Holding will be $ 40 million dollars in 2017.
11 May 2016
General Director of the new company ESforce Holding, which appeared after the record inflows in the business eSports organization Virtus.Pro, Anton Cherepennikov said one of the Russian media about the prospects for the development of infrastructure Virtus.Pro. Recall that $ 100 million was invested in the business team Virtus.Pro and its "daughters" in October 2015 by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov and his holding company USM Holdings.
We already wrote about it in the articles: "Team Virtus.Pro receive 100 million dollars of investment" and "Mecca for gamers in Moscow. In October, will be built the largest esports-arena in the world".
Anton Cherepennikov reminded reporters that the new company ESforce Holding has already established more than 20 companies to serve investments and bought six companies in Europe. These companies will act as organizers and hosters new eSports tournaments and create content and media streams within Virtus.Pro financing program.
"Competitors in the territory of post-Soviet countries, we have in principle.
Our media resources have already covered 80% of the media market. "
Anton Cherepennikov, co-owner of ESforce Holding.
Despite all the work done eSports market infrastructure in Russia and other CIS countries is still being formed. Of respondents indicated that they are investing in the future. If we take the company's turnover in 2015, it amounted to just over $ 3 million dollars. Immediately after the reinvestment of 50% of the invested, in 2017, it is expected to turn a sports organization about $ 40 million. From which it follows that in a few years, analysts predict ESforce Holding dynamics of capital turnover in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Cherepennikov emphasized also on the change of generations. After all, e-sports market in the Russian-speaking countries already involved adolescents 10-15 years. Those. in a few years, these young people must bring an additional value of the company and its assets. We are talking about an additional two generations of fans of eSports, which is now attracting media resources ESforce Holding.
"Our company has been in the eight leading companies in the world of eSports market. Now we are on the second!"