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How do spinoffs work? Will I as a shareholder of Embracer, get shares in Asmodee/Coffee Stain & Friends when and if the separation happens?

  • Companies typically pursue a spinoff if they believe a business will benefit from operating as a standalone business – often to pursue individual growth strategies, investments or opportunities, ultimately to unlock value.
  • If a general meeting in Embracer Group resolves to pursue a distribution of dividend of shares in “Coffee Stain & Friends” and Asmodee, shareholders of Embracer Group will – subject to certain conditions and upon completion of spin-off – ultimately own shares in three publicly traded companies. When receiving shares as dividend shareholders will get shares corresponding to their ownership in Embracer Group.

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Embracer Group is a global group of creative and entrepreneurial businesses in PC/console, mobile and board games and other related media. The Group has an extensive catalog of over 900 owned or controlled franchises.

With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its eleven operative groups: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, DECA Games, Gearbox Entertainment, Easybrain, Asmodee Group, Dark Horse Media, Freemode and Crystal Dynamics – Eidos. The Group has 109 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 12,000 employees in more than 40 countries.