Acer Gaming Inc. today announced its intent to invest up to 55% of WINKING ENTERTAINMENT LTD (hereinafter WINKING)’s common shares as part of its efforts to expand its foothold in the game-related business, venturing into the realm of game content.
WINKING is one of the world’s top art outsourcing and game development studios and has participated in the development of popular games such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Lineage2M, Genshin Impact, Final Fantasy XIV, Blade & Soul 2, Honor of Kings, Identity V and Onmyoji. With clients that cover over 70% of the top 25 game publishers, the studio has over 600 employees in Taipei, Shanghai, Nanjing, and Singapore.
Acer Gaming plans to purchase 7,850,966 shares of WINKING’s issued common shares from its shareholders and subscribe 1,744,659 new shares through cash capital increase. The total amount of purchased shares shall be 9,595,625 common shares at a price not exceeding NTD 642,034,647. The actual execution of this transaction is subject to the competent authority’s approval.
With nearly two decades of industry experience under WINKING’s belt, combined with Acer Gaming’s resources in the domain and Acer Group’s global footprint, the collaboration is expected to create synergy to help both companies’ international expansion.
About Acer Gaming
Acer Gaming Inc. was founded in 2020 as an extension of Acer’s venture in gaming and esports. Through the distribution of game consoles and relevant services, it strives to provide a complete online and offline experience for gamers.