The Nordic law firm Synch has acted as legal advisor to THQ Nordic

The Nordic law firm Synch has acted as legal advisor to THQ Nordic

Synch acted as legal advisor to THQ Nordic in connection with its acquisition of Goodbye Kansas Game Invest AB through a wholly owned subsidiary, THQ Nordic Lager 1 AB.

The purchase price amounts to 42.4 MSEK on a cash and debt free basis. The acquisition includes a portfolio of minority investments in five early-stage develop-ment studios; Palindrome Interactive, Fall Damage, Neon Giant, Kavalri and Framebunker as well as royalty rights to THQ Nordic’s upcoming game Biomutant.

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), MX vs ATV, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Time Splitters, Satisfactory, Wreckfest amongst many others. The group has its head office in Karlstad, Sweden, and a global presence through its three operative groups; Deep Silver/Koch Media, THQ Nordic GmbH and Coffee Stain. The group has 18 internal game development studios and approximately 2 500 employees and contracted developers in more than 40 countries.

Founded in 2014, Synch is a Nordic law firm focused on innovation, digital business and technology. With the objective to simplify the management of legal matters, Synch introduces innovative digital technology in its business operations as well as offers digital services to its clients. The result is that Synch is more accessible to its clients at their own convenience.

The Synch legal services offering includes the areas of Advisory Services, Project & Transactional Services, Managed Services and Digital Services.

The team at Synch was headed by Andreas Börjesson, Mårten Lindberg and Nicklas Bexelius.

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