Issue of Shares
13 February 2023
Keywords Studios plc ("Keywords Studios", "the Company")
Issue of Shares
Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, today announces the issuance of 21,428 new ordinary shares to the vendors of Climax Studios Ltd ("Climax") in respect of the share element of contingent consideration due based on the performance of Climax post completion.
Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of these 21,428 new ordinary shares to trading on AIM. Admission of the new shares is expected to take place at 8:00am on 17 February 2023. The Company's total issued share capital following admission will consist of 78,156,185 ordinary shares of one pence each with one voting right per share. The figure of 78,156,185 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company following admission.
For further information, please contact:
Bertrand Bodson, Chief Executive Officer
Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer
Giles Blackham, Investor Relations
+353 190 22 730
Numis Securities (Nominated Adviser & Broker)
Stuart Skinner/Will Baunton
+44 20 7260 1000
MHP Group (Financial PR)
Katie Hunt/Eleni Menikou/Charles Hirst
+44 20 3128 8794
About Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)
Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games and entertainment industries. Established in 1998, and now with over 70 facilities in 26 countries strategically located in Asia, Australia, the Americas, and Europe, it provides services across the entire content development life cycle through its Create, Globalise and Engage service lines to a blue-chip client base of over 950 clients across the globe.
Keywords Studios has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies. Across the games and entertainment industry, clients include Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Konami, Microsoft, Netflix, Riot Games, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Tencent and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Anthem, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Valorant, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Doom Eternal. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).