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.

The proceedings have previously been publicly announced and THQ Nordic and Koch Media consider this as the next step in the process.

Koch Media will monitor the process closely and is fully committed to comply with all rules and regulations.

For additional information, please contact:
Lars Wingefors, Founder and CEO
Tel: +46 708 471 978
E-mail: lwingefors@thqnordic.com

About THQ Nordic

THQ Nordic acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games for the global games market. The company has an extensive catalogue of over 100 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro (exclusive license), Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, Time Splitters, Delta Force, Alone in the Dark, Wreckfest amongst others.

THQ Nordic has a global presence, with its group head office located in Karlstad, Sweden and with three divisions; Deep Silver/Koch Media, THQ Nordic and Coffee Stain. The group has fifteen internal game development studios based in Germany, Finland, UK, USA and Sweden and engages about 2,000 people.

THQ Nordic's shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQN B with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser, reachable via info@fnca.se or phone: 08-528 00 399. For more information, please visit: http://www.thqnordic-investors.com

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[1] http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-2010_en.htm

THQ Nordic PR 5 April

Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC and console games for the global games market. The group has an extensive catalogue of over 130 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, TimeSplitters, Satisfactory and Wreckfest amongst many others.

With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its three operative groups: Koch Media GmbH, THQ Nordic GmbH, and Coffee Stain AB. The group has eighteen internal game development studios engaging more than 2800 employees and contracted employers in more than 40 countries.