Embracer Group has acquired Tarsier Studios, a Swedish game development studio based in Malmö, working with global publishing powerhouses such as Nintendo, Sony Interactive and Bandai Namco. Tarsier Studios is famous for the critically acclaimed game series Little Nightmares, developed by Tarsier and released with Bandai Namco. The acquisition includes the development studio, all employees and intellectual property rights.
Through the acquisition of Tarsier Studios, Embracer Group builds on its strong presence in the Swedish market and establishes a platform in Malmö.
The acquisition is will be financed by Embracer Group's existing cash and by issuing new B-shares in Embracer Group AB.
Baker McKenzie acted as legal advisor to the Embracer Group in connection with the acquisition. Baker McKenzie's team consisted mainly of Anna Orlander, Maja Uppgren, Ian Gulam, Edvard Henriksson, Truls Sandberg and Joakim Falkner.