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Paradox Interactive Acquires White Wolf Publishing from CCP Games.

M2 EQUITYBITES-October 30, 2015-Paradox Interactive Acquires White Wolf Publishing from CCP Games

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30 October 2015 - Swedish video games developer and publisher Paradox Interactive has acquired licensing business White Wolf Publishing from CCP Games in an all-cash deal, the company said.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Now a subsidiary of Paradox Interactive, White Wolf Publishing is a licensing business that owns and manages intellectual properties including World of Darkness, Vampire: The Masquerade and Werewolf: The Apocalypse. Led by CEOTobias Sjogren, former EVP of Business Development at Paradox, White Wolf Publishing will operate as an independent entity with a dedicated team.

White Wolf Publishing has a history of producing gaming universes that span mediums, including tabletop and collectible card games, PC games and books.

Paradox Interactive acquired all of White Wolf's brands, and its new subsidiary will pursue development opportunities across relevant categories of games under the White Wolf Publishing name.

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a global publisher and developer of PC games known for its strategy catalog.

Paradox's portfolio includes established PC strategy franchises such as the Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron series, as well as franchises in other genres such as Magicka and Cities: Skylines.

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