Embracer Group AB (publ) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the Asmodee group from amongst others funds advised or managed by PAI Partners SAS. The acquisition is subject to completion of the consultation of the relevant works council and exercise by the shareholders of Asmodee of their sell option.
Vinge has advised Embracer in connection with the signing of a new SEK 18 billion facilities agreement with SEB, Nordea and Swedbank for the purpose of, amongst other things, financing the acquisition.
Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC, console and mobile games for the global games market. With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through eight operative groups with 86 internal game development studios, and is engaging more than 9,000 employees and contracted employees in more than 40 countries.