Marks first key milestone in bringing VR experiences to new heights
BERLIN, GERMANY (August 31, 2016) Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) and Starbreeze AB (First North: STAR) today announced at a global press conference in Berlin that they have started to ship StarVR® Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Displays (HMD) to IMAX Corporation in preparation for the highly anticipated opening of the IMAX VR® Center in Los Angeles, expected later this year, and others in the near future. Earlier in 2016, Acer committed to delivering a small volume of units of StarVR® HMDs this year with mass production of the devices to commence in 2017. Also on hand at the press conference were Bo Andersson Klint, CEO at Starbreeze and Rob Lister, Chief Business Development Officer at IMAX Corporation.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (August, 30, 2016) The board has been informed that Varvtre AB has acquired from DigitalBros in an off-market transaction on August 26, a total of 2,000,000 Starbreeze common B-shares.
Starbreeze gästade under torsdagkvällen ett av de större aktieägarforumen på plattformen Discord och ställde upp på en AMA/QA (en så kallad “Ask me Anything eller “Questions and Answers”). Eventet syftade till att ge en bättre förståelse för Starbreeze affär och ge möjlighet till att ställa frågor till bolagets representanter av mer lättsam karaktär. Svarade på frågor gjorde företagets IR-ansvariga tillsammans med CFO. Nedan följer ett sammandrag* :
Note that in accordance with the decision taken on the Annual General Meeting in November 2015, this is the second quarterly report after changing the company’s fiscal year to calendar year. The comparative period Q2 2015 corresponds to April-June 2015, previously named Q4 2014/2015.
The next report to be issued will thus be Q3 2016 and will be released on 24 November 2016.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (18 August, 2016) Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, together with Canadian studio Behaviour Interactive today announced the 1st chapter for Dead by Daylight, titled “The Last Breath”, successfully launched on Steam on August 18th. The chapter is available for free on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels.
Dead by Daylight is an asymmetrical multiplayer horror game in which one crazed killer hunts four friends through a terrifying nightmare. Players take on the role of both killer and survivors in a deadly game of cat and mouse. It’s a Mature Gamer take on the thrills of Hide & Seek.
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Aktieägarna i Starbreeze AB (publ), 556551-8932, kallas härmed till extra bolagsstämma fredagen den 9 september 2016 klockan 10:00 på Hannes Snellman Advokatbyrå, Kungsträdgårdsgatan 20, Stockholm.
Aktieägare som önskar delta i bolagsstämman ska
dels vara införd i eget namn i den av Euroclear Sweden AB förda aktieboken fredagen den 2 september 2016 (avstämningsdagen är lördagen den 3 september 2016),
dels göra anmälan till bolaget senast måndagen den 5 september 2016 till adress Starbreeze AB, ”Extra Bolagsstämma”, besöksadress Regeringsgatan 38, 111 56 Stockholm, postadress Box 7731, 103 95 Stockholm eller via e-post: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vid anmälan ska uppges namn, person-/organisationsnummer, adress, telefonnummer och aktieinnehav. I det fall aktieägaren avser att låta sig företrädas genom ombud måste behörighetshandlingar, såsom exempelvis fullmakter och registreringsbevis, vara tillgängliga vid stämman. Sådana behörighetshandlingar bör emellertid även biläggas anmälan. För den som önskar företrädas av ombud tillhandahåller bolaget fullmaktsformulär som finns tillgängligt på bolagets hemsida, www.starbreeze.com.
Aktieägare som har sina aktier förvaltarregistrerade måste, för att äga rätt att delta vid bolagsstämman, tillfälligt omregistrera aktierna i eget namn. Aktieägare som önskar sådan omregistrering måste underrätta sin förvaltare om detta i god tid före fredagen den 2 september 2016 (avstämningsdagen är lördagen den 3 september 2016), då sådan omregistrering ska vara verkställd.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (August 17, 2016)Starbreeze AB has agreed with Smilegate Holdings Inc as holder of the MSEK 215 convertible bond issued in February 2016, to make certain changes to these bond terms in order to clarify Starbreeze’s financing and financial reporting, ultimately facilitating future co-operations and further financing. The agreed changes are of a pure technical nature and does notalter the original commercial agreement as such.
The parties have agreed to substitute certain bond terms with the issuance of separate warrants for subscription. As a result, the number of shares that will be issued remains the same for the same situations, as will the interest, maturity and other previously agreed terms.
The changes will impact Starbreeze’s accounting from the second quarter 2016 as the full value of the converted bond under the new agreement won’t have to be re-assessed to market value each quarter. Further details will be set out in the upcoming Q2 report due on August 25, 2016.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (June 30, 2016) Starbreeze AB, an independent creator publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced its acquisition of the French toys to life, VR and augmented reality tech company ePawn for a total consideration of 4 MEUR (approximately 37.8 MSEK) in Starbreeze B-shares and 1.5 MEUR (approximately 14.2 MSEK) in cash.
To complete the deal, the Board resolved to issue 1 901 656 B-shares under its mandate from the AGM, based on a market share price determined at SEK 19.90 and an exchange rate of 9.461. The issue represents 0.7% of the capital and 0.2% of the votes on a fully diluted basis.
“With ePawn, we will significantly diversify our virtual reality and toys-to-life offerings, as well as speed up the development of existing internal projects already in the works,” said Bo Andersson Klint, Starbreeze CEO. “The ePawn team has already innovated and productified their technologies and we acquire not only many good ways of applying them, but also a solid portfolio of patents that will benefit Starbreeze for many years to come.”
ePawn is a next generation VR and toys-to-life company merging real life gaming experiences with their digital counter part through its gaming boards and mats in table and room scale sizes. ePawn’s patented technology captures everything that happens on the game board and feeds digital applications with information. Up to 40 objects equipped with off-the-shelf NFC (Near Field Communication) tags can simultaneously be put into play on a game board and ePawn’s technology will calculate their position, orientation and altitude in real-time and at the millimeter level. ePawn has developed several versions of its technology to fit many gaming-related markets, such as video games, toys, board games and greatly enchanted augmented reality support between for example a toy and a mobile device.
Virtual reality applications include large and flexible flooring tiles that can be assembled to equip spaces with a solution for affordable positioning system capable of tracking several people in a room.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (June 25, 2016) Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) and Starbreeze AB (First North: STAR) announced today that in relation to the setup of a joint venture for the manufacturing and commercialization of the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) Head Mounted Display (HMD), the companies additionally reached a term sheet that Acer Inc. will contribute financing to Starbreeze through a two-year bond convertible into B-shares, corresponding to 9 MUSD. The bond will be issued under the Board’s authorization from the AGM as soon as finalized terms are agreed upon.
The bond will have a coupon not exceeding an interest cost of 2% per year. Acer may convert the bond into B-shares at a conversion price at 60-day average share price, prior to June 24. Based on the number of outstanding shares today the bond would, upon conversion, approximately correspond to 1,6% of the share capital, and 0,5 % of the votes based on recent SEK to USD and stock price quotations.
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris and Los Angeles, the company creates games by own design and through licensed content, aiming to create franchises that prosper as games and elsewhere. We live and die by gameplay.
Starbreeze's most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead based on the hit comic series. Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, inviting developers to leverage its self publishing knowhow on Steam, having one of the largest communities on the digital distribution platform.
Next, Starbreeze is set to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, integrating software and hardware in the Project StarVR and the StarVR head mounted display.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze's shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A-share) and SE0005992831 (B-share). Remium Nordic is the company's Certified Adviser.