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, the developer of the popular "Angry Birds" mobile game, may be planning to launch an initial public offering in three to four years, according to a
"It is very possible that we will be listed in bourse in three to four years, but we are not in a hurry," Rovio's Chief Marketing Officer Peter Vesterbacka was quoted as saying in
, a Finnish business daily publication, on Monday.
Rovio's "Angry Birds"
He didn't specify where the company expects the IPO to take place.
"We can carry out all of our current plans without bourse listing, but bourse is still a more meaningful direction than, for instance, selling the company," he said.
Vesterbacka said Rovio is hoping to become the world's leading entertainment brand within the next three years. The firm is in the process of opening a new office in China and is considering expanding its offices to Japan and the United States.
Vesterbacka estimated that the company's total 2011 sales will come in between $69.85 million and $139.7 million, a significant jump from $6.5 million in 2010.
--Written by Theresa McCabe in Boston.
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