Press release • December 20, 2018 • 08:00

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

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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.

Lars Wingefors indirectly owns 6,501,467 Class A shares and 29,523,732 Class B shares in THQ Nordic via Lars Wingefors AB, corresponding to a voting share of approximately 55.9 percent. Through the transaction, half of the mentioned A shares are being transferred to a fully owned subsidiary of Lars Wingefors 2 AB, which is fully owned by Lars Wingefors.

As a consequence of the transaction, THQ Nordic will no longer be consolidated as a subsidiary of Lars Wingefors AB, which will simplify the administration of the holding company.

For additional information, please contact:
Lars Wingefors, Co-Founder and Group-CEO
Tel: +46 708 471 978

About THQ Nordic
THQ Nordic 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 (license), Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, Time Splitters, Delta Force, Alone in the Dark, Wreckfest amongst many others.

The group 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, UK, Finland, USA and Sweden and engages close to 2000 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. For more information, please visit:


Arman Teimouri Head of External Relations +46 54 53 56 50
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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 111 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 12,000 employees in more than 40 countries.