New news from the Chinese giant Tencent Holdings, famous and known in the industry for his studies, but also for the studies and holdings it owns. Today, in fact, we know another one more when it is revealed that has acquired 3.8% of the shares of Remedy Entertainment.
In total, as you may have read at the beginning, 500,000 shares have been sold to Tencent by Accendo Capital, which still maintains 14% of these and of votes in circulation. Following the agreed and announced transaction, the company claims that it still has approximately a total of 1.8 million shares.
TO Remedy was informed of the sale when it already took place, but the creators of Control claimed that this is nothing more than a capital market transaction. Therefore, it is not connected to any commercial activity that has to do with the study, stating that your creations will not be affected no way.
“Naturally, we are aware of Tencent’s extensive experience within the industry, so we are honored by the interest shown by them and we happily welcome them as new shareholders.“said the Remedy CEO, Tero Virtala. In February, the news was known that Remedy had the best year in its history, doubling profits by 30% to 41.1 million euros.
The Finnish study didn’t release any new games last year, as he was focused on expanding his acclaimed game, Control, with additional platforms and downloadable content in Control Ultimate Edition.
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The studio announced in December of last year that Control had sold more than 2 million copies.