Rovio Entertainment Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, August 18, 2023 at 1.00 p.m. EET
Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act
Rovio Entertainment Corporation (the “Company”) has received a notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act from MOOR Holding AB. According to the notification, the holding of MOOR Holding AB in the Company’s shares and votes decreased below the 5% threshold on August 17, 2023.
% of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights through financial instrumentsTotal of both in %Total number of shares and voting rights of issuerResulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached00082,963,825Position of previous notification15.88% 15.88%
Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:
A: Shares and voting rights
sharesNumber of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rightsISIN codeDirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)Direct
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)FI40002668040 0 SUBTOTAL A00
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or le-gal entity:
% of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights through financial instrumentsTotal of bothKaj Hed100%0100%
All shares in the issuer held by MOOR Holding AB (representing 15.57% of the issuer’s shares) have been sold in conjunction with Sega Europe Limited’s public offer to acquire the issuer.
ROVIO ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
Rene Lindell, CFO
Investor Relations phone: +358 40 730 3442
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
Rovio Entertainment Corporation is a global mobile-first games company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games, which have been downloaded over 5 billion times. Rovio is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started as a popular mobile game in 2009, and has since evolved from games to various entertainment, animations and consumer products in brand licensing. Rovio has produced The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and its sequel, The Angry Birds Movie 2 was released in 2019. The company offers multiple mobile games and has eight game studios – one in Espoo (Finland), one in Stockholm (Sweden), one in Copenhagen (Denmark), one in Barcelona (Spain), two in Montreal and one in Toronto (Canada). The studios also include a subsidiary in Izmir (Turkey) called Ruby Games, which was acquired in 2021. Most of the employees are based in Finland where Rovio is headquartered. The company’s shares are listed on the main list of NASDAQ Helsinki stock exchange with the trading code ROVIO.