Embracer Group acquires Dark Horse, DIGIC, Perfect World Entertainment, Shiver Entertainment, and Spotfilm Networx

Originally published on Famitsu - Gematsu by Sal Romano

■ Dark Horse

Embracer Group AB has today entered into an agreement to acquire Dark Horse Media, LLC, a leading entertainment company.

Post-closing, Dark Horse will become the tenth operative group of the Embracer group.

Through the acquisition, Embracer strengthens its transmedia capabilities by adding expertise in content development, comics publishing, and film and TV production.

Dark Horse owns or controls more than 300 intellectual properties, many of which are attractive for future transmedia exploitation, including the creation of new video games.

Dark Horse founder and CEO Mike Richardson will continue to lead the company together with existing management.

Through the acquisition, Embracer

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