Eurazeo completes the acquisition of Asmodee, the games publisher and distributor

Today Eurazeo announces completion of the acquisition of 83.5% of the share capital of Asmodee based on an enterprise value of €143 million, in accordance with the terms announced on November 12, 2013.

This transaction was completed following its approval by European competition authorities. To finance this acquisition, Eurazeo invested equity of €98.0 million, while the company’s management and founders reinvested €14.0 million, for a total injection of €117.8 million.

The acquisition debt was provided by European Capital and Tikehau, which have also made a dedicated debt facility available to the company to finance its external growth.

Virginie Morgon, Chief Operating Officer of Eurazeo, commented “In line with our expectations, 2013 was an exceptional year for Asmodee. As shareholders, and alongside Stéphane Carville and his teams, we will now be able to concentrate on development projects aimed at accelerating the transformation of the company into a world leader in games publishing and distribution”.

Source: Press Release on www.eurazeo.com

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