Czech Studio Bohemia Interactive Receives Strategic Minority Investment From Tencent Holding

by Chris Camilleri
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Bohemia Interactive a.s. (“Bohemia Interactive “), a leading games developer in Czechia, is announcing today that Tencent Holding (“Tencent “) has agreed to acquire a minority stake in the company.

Following the strategic investment, Bohemia Interactive will continue to operate independently and be led by the existing management team. With more than 20 years in the game industry, Bohemia Interactive has a proven track record of games like Arma and Dayz and is working together with Tencent to bring their PC/mobile sandbox game creation platform Ylands to Chinese players and game makers.

Terms of the investment are not disclosed. 


“We are pleased to deepen our relationship with Tencent, one of the most significant internet companies in the world. We look forward to working on our current and future generations of games with the support of a strong partner that has known us for many years and understands our unique approach to online games, “said Marek Španěl, CEO of Bohemia Interactive. 

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Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Our communication and social platforms, Weixin and QQ, connect users with each other and with digital content and services, both online and offline, making their lives more convenient. Our targeted advertising platform helps advertisers reach out to hundreds of millions of consumers in China. Our FinTech and business services support our partners’ business growth and assist their digital upgrade. The company invests heavily in talent and technological innovation, actively promoting the development of the Internet industry. Tencent was founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. Shares of Tencent (00700.HK) are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. 

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