Nacon acquires Daedalic Entertainment for 53 million euros
Last updated there is February 18, 2022
A partnership is transformed into a purchase. Today, Nacon and Daedalic Entertainment announced that NaCon would acquire the award-winning developer as part of a € 53 million contract. In addition, a press release provides more details on the acquisition.
Both enter this acquisition an existing partnership. Nacon Group and Daedalic are already partners in the Lord of the Rings edition: Gollum later in 2022. This acquisition is one that seems to be beneficial for both parties. Both publishing houses will benefit from the sharing of intellectual properties as well as increased resources, such as operating revenues.
_ “With Nacon, we are now moving to the next step to further develop our game catalog created by our own team as well as many incredible independent studios. _ Told the founder and CEO of Daedalic, Carsten Fichtelmann.
Daedalic is a leader in the development of independent games that offers solo and multiplayer games. He has a long history of game development with solid titles to his credit. Beyond the operating result, the acquisition will allow Daedalic to enlarge its team and strengthen its development.
After the acquisition, the CEO Fichtelmann and the COO Stephan Harms will remain at the head of Daedalic. Daedalic will continue to operate autonomously in the future. In addition, Nacon will support future Daedalic projects.
The acquisition cost 53 million euros in Nacon. In addition, the agreement leaves nacon in possession of 100% of Daedalic’s share capital after acceptance of the letter of intent. What do you expect from this acquisition? Also, are you enthusiastic about the Lord of the Rings: Gollum?