Roku, Inc.

Roku, Inc.

Roku, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2002

Headquarters

1155 Coleman Avenue, San Jose, CA, 95110, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

1,925

Industries

Appliances & Electronics
Computer Software
Advertising & Marketing
Luxury & Specialty Goods
Entertainment

Company Description

Roku, Inc. engages in the provision of a streaming platform for television. It operates through the following business segments: Player and Platform. The Player segment consists of net sales of streaming media players and accessories through retailers and distributors, as well as directly to customers through the company's website. The Platform segment allows users to personalize their content selection with cable television replacement offerings and other streaming services that suit their budget and needs. Its product categories include Roku audio, Roku TVs, and Streaming Players. The company was founded by Anthony J. Wood in October 2002 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Marketing Officer

Senior Vice President & General Manager of Platform Business

Senior Vice President & General Manager of Account Acquisition

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Senior Vice President of Advanced Development

Senior Vice President, Roku Os

Senior Vice President, Product Engineering & Operations

Board of Directors

Founder at Roku, Inc.

Vice President & Global Head of Content & Business at Google, Inc.

Executive Chairman at Redseal, Inc.

Partner at Genesis Park LP

Former Chief Financial Officer at Pure Digital Technologies, Inc.

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Curai, Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer at Fox Networks Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at BrightSign LLC

Founding Director, Program for Financial Studies at Columbia University - Columbia Business School

Former Chief Strategy Officer at Sky Ltd.

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ARK Investment Management is a registered investment adviser and privately held investment firm, specializing in thematic investing. The firm is rooted in over thirty years of experience in identifying and investing in disruptive innovations that enable outsized growth as industries transform. Through its open source research process, ARK is able to identify companies that it believes are leading and benefiting from disruptive cross-sector forces and changing how the world works.

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Baillie Gifford is an active, team-oriented, research-based manager which is completely focused on delivering long-term returns. The firm’s investment philosophy focuses on growth while their universe is global. They employ bottom-up conviction to portfolio construction. Their diversified strategies maximize investment opportunities, aiming to achieve steady returns. For equities, Baillie Gifford’s analysts conduct qualitative, fundamental analysis to identify the most competitive, innovative and efficient growth companies. For multi-asset strategy, the firm invests in various asset classes such as listed equities, property, high yield credit, commodities, emerging market government bonds and insurance linked securities. For fixed-income, Baillie Gifford invests in government bonds and currencies, emerging market bonds, investment grade and high yield.

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Nikko AM is an active, growth-oriented manager offers both active and passive investment capabilities across equity, fixed income and alternative asset classes, with key strengths in multiple pan-Asian asset strategies. The firm’s general approach focuses on fundamental bottom-up analysis based on in-house research; although it will vary depending on specific requirements of the investment strategy pursued and is tailored accordingly. Through their overseas offices they invest globally, favoring Asian equity and US mid- and large-cap companies, as well as emerging markets. Their alternative investments follow strategies such as global fixed-income and currency arbitrage, Japanese market neutral, convertible bond and option-based arbitrage strategies, and multi-manager funds. Nikko AM provides a broad coverage of global fixed income markets and currencies, with consideration to the following factors: macro fundamentals, interest rates, market liquidity, and investor positioning/relative performance.

Recent Transactions
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Roku, Inc. purchases This Old House Ventures LLC from TZP Group LLC

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Roku, Inc. purchases Nielsen Holdings Plc/Advanced Video Advertising Business from Nielsen Holdings Plc

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Roku, Inc. purchases Quibi Holdings LLC

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Chief Financial Officer at Roku, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Partner, Palo Alto at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$47.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$40.5B
Earnings Per Share
$-0.14
Revenue
$1.78B
Net Profit
$-17.5M
EBITDA
$67.1M
EBITDAMargin
3.77%
Total Debt
$438M
Total Equity
$1.33B
Enterprise Value / Sales
22.78x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
598.69x
TEVNet Income
-2,313.83x
Debt TEV
0.01x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
51.37%
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TFCF Corp. engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming, Television, Filmed Entertainment and Other Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies and online video distributors. The Television segment includes the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Netflix, Inc. operates as a streaming entertainment service company. The firm provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

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