THQ Nordic acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games for the global games market. The company is a major player within game and partner publishing with an extensive catalogue of over 100 owned franchises. THQ Nordic has a global publishing reach within marketing, sales and distribution, both online and offline. The company has a global presence, with its group head office located in Karlstad, Sweden and with operational offices in Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany. The group has ten internal game development studios based in Germany, UK, USA and Sweden. THQ Nordic’s B-shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North.
THQ Nordic has completed a private placement of 7.7 million newly issued B-shares, raising proceeds of approximately SEK 1.5 billion before transaction costs. The subscription price in the share issue was determined through a so-called “accelerated book-building” procedure led by Carnegie Investment Bank. Subscribers in the transaction were a wide range of Swedish and international institutional investors.
Carnegie Investment Bank is sole bookrunner and lead manager and Baker McKenzie is legal advisor in connection with the private placement. Baker McKenzie's team mainly consisted of Joakim Falkner, responsible partner, Ian Gulam and Johanna Flink.