FIDEA acted as financial advisor to the shareholders of Techland S.A. on the strategic partnership with Tencent 15 September 2023
Techland is a leading AAA video game developer and publisher, employing 450+ people, with headquarters in Wrocław, and a second office and studio in Warsaw, Poland. The company was founded and led by Paweł Marchewka since 1991. Techland specializes in AAA open-world games i.a. Call of Juarez (2006), Dying Light and Dying Light 2 (2015 and 2022; jointly over 30m units sold to date), which players can enjoy on all major platforms (PC, Xbox and PlayStation consoles). Techland also owns a proprietary engine to power development of its games.
Tencent, the largest gaming company in the world and leading investor in the gaming industry, will become a strategic shareholder of Techland with an aim to help scale up the development and publishing capabilities of Techland. Paweł Marchewka will continue to lead the company as CEO with full creative independence.
Tencent is the biggest player in the gaming world today. We have chosen to work with a strategic partner that can bring great value to us (knowledge, support, presence in areas where we can grow), while allowing us to remain independent in our decision-making and adhere to our values.– stated Paweł Marchewka, CEO and founder of Techland.