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2019-05-22

THQ Nordic acquires legendary game studio Piranha Bytes

THQ Nordic AB (publ) is today announcing the acquisition of the assets belonging to the group of companies doing business as Piranha Bytes (“Piranha”). Piranha is the developer behind the critically acclaimed game series Gothic ®, Risen® and ELEX® and is a long-term developing partner to THQ Nordic. Through the acquisition THQ Nordic adds a strong portfolio of existing intellectual properties (IPs) and an exciting new game pipeline.

The acquisition includes the development studio and all IP rights. The parties have agreed upon not disclosing the purchase price. However, the purchase price equals c. three years of what management’s estimated royalty payments to Piranha for upcoming titles would have been, if the acquisition had not occurred.

THQ NORDIC - Pressrelease Piranha ENG

2019-05-07

Invitation to a presentation of THQ Nordic’s Q5 and full-year report

THQ Nordic hereby invites you to a presentation in connection with the publishing of the full-year report for the extended fiscal year 2018/2019 and the interim report for the fifth quarter, the period January-March 2019. The report will be published the same morning, well before the market opens.

THQ Nordic PR 7 May

2019-04-05

THQ Nordic's subsidiary Koch Media receives statement of objections from European Commission

Koch Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of THQ Nordic AB (publ), has today received a statement of objections from the European Commission, which has also been publicly announced[1]. The proceedings origin back to business performed prior to 2015.

THQ Nordic PR 5 April

2019-03-04

Statement regarding the recent AMA event

To: Group employees, Partners and Consumers

Statement regarding the recent AMA event

2019-02-13

THQ Nordic acquires leading Australian publishing partner, 18POINT2

THQ Nordic AB’s wholly owned subsidiary Koch Media GmbH  has entered into an agreement to acquire 18POINT2 Pty Ltd. 18POINT2 is one of Australia’s leading publishing partners of games products and through the acquisition THQ Nordic establishes a strong platform on the Australian market.

The purchase price for the Company equals ca 1.9[1] (http://connect.ne.cision.com#_ftn1) MEUR on a cash and debt free basis plus additional earn-out consideration of maximum 0.41 MEUR subject to fulfilment of agreed commercial milestones. During 2018, 18POINT2 had Net Revenues of ca 15.61 MEUR and an EBIT of ca 2.31 MEUR.

THQ Nordic acquires 18POINT2 ENG

2019-02-04

Invitation to THQ Nordic’s Q4 presentation

THQ Nordic hereby invites you to a presentation in connection with the publishing of the interim report for the fourth quarter of 2018. The report will be published the same morning, well before the market opens.

THQ Nordic Q4 invitation

2019-01-30

THQ Nordic AB confirms Deep Silver publishing strategy

As recently announced by Deep Silver, the digitally distributed PC version of Metro Exodus will be available solely via the Epic Game Store upon release February 15.

The parent company THQ Nordic AB would like to confirm this distribution strategy and clarify the back-ground and business rationale of the partnership.

THQ Nordic - Statement 30 Jan

2019-01-10

THQ Nordic acquires the Outcast IP

THQ Nordic today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property “Outcast” from the three original creators of the game.

THQ Nordic acquires Outcast PR ENG

2018-12-20

THQ Nordic’s main shareholder transfers class A shares between fully owned holding companies

Karlstad/SWEDEN: THQ Nordic’s main shareholder Lars Wingefors has notified the company that he is carrying out an internal transaction between fully owned holding companies, whereby half of his A shares are being transferred from one holding company to another. The rationale of the transaction is to simplify the administration of the current holding company, Lars Wingefors AB.

THQ Nordic PR 20 DEC 2018 ENG

2018-12-03

THQ Nordic acquires the Carmageddon IP

THQ Nordic today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property “Carmageddon” from Stainless Games, based in Newport, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.

THQ Nordic PR 3 dec