VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 10, 2021 /CNW/ – LEAF Cell Inc. (TSX: LEAF) (“LEAF” or the “Firm“) is happy to supply the next replace in relation to year-to-date highlights to coincide with the corporate’s commencement to Toronto Inventory Trade (“TSX“) and resumption of buying and selling.
- LEAF commences buying and selling on TSX February 10, 2021 and is scheduled to take part within the digital market open ceremony on February 18, 2021 to rejoice LEAF’s commencement to TSX.
- Two of LEAF Group’s studios awarded App Annie’s Stage Up High Writer Awards 2021 for prime 10 publishers primarily based in Canada by worldwide income.
- Accomplished the $159M acquisition of East Aspect Video games Inc. (“ESG“), beforehand introduced on February 5, 2021, creating Canada’s largest publicly traded cell gaming firm.
Darcy Taylor, CEO of LEAF commented:
“We have had an unbelievable begin to the yr closing a $23M public providing, closing a $159M acquisition of ESG, naming 4 new board members, and having each our studios be acknowledged by App Annie as prime Canadian publishers, all within the final week. Our momentum continues this week as we attain one other milestone with our commencement to the TSX.
The acquisition of ESG establishes LEAF as the most important Canadian publicly traded cell recreation firm. Mixed with LEAF’s TSX commencement, this supplies for higher consciousness and entry to capital to help LEAF’s development technique. Our new board members deliver sturdy abilities and expertise that can function priceless sources as our firm continues to develop.
We imagine ESG’s entrepreneurial mindset, that has pushed their success, will match completely with LEAF’s decentralized organizational construction. Our studios are independently operated by native groups with governance and companies supported by LEAF.
We count on the cell recreation trade to proceed to be dynamic and are trying ahead to being an enormous a part of that as our studios launch thrilling video games all year long.”
Jason Bailey, CRO of LEAF and founding father of ESG commented:
“The founders of ESG are extraordinarily excited to take this huge subsequent step in our journey. We labored onerous since 2011 to construct an organization we’re very pleased with from a cultural, technological and trade vantage. Now with this merger of property with LEAF, we’re poised to grow to be rather more than a cell recreation firm. We’ve an amazing set of property in our publishing catalog, however the true alternative lies within the IdleKit platform and partnerships we’re growing. So far as we now have come, we’re simply getting began.”
EAST SIDE GAMES ACQUISITION
With the completion of the $159M acquisition of East Aspect Video games Inc (beforehand introduced on Feb. 5, 2021), an award-winning Canadian recreation studio joins the LEAF Group.
East Aspect Video games will proceed to be led by Josh Nilson, whose stewardship has empowered the studio to garner many different awards over its historical past, together with “High 50 Cell Recreation Makers 2020” from Pocket Gamer Biz, and “High 400 Canada’s High Rising Firms: 2020” from The Globe and Mail Report, 2020.
East Aspect Video games, based in 2011, has grow to be essentially the most recognised unbiased developer and writer of free to play cell video games with a monitor document of over a decade of manufacturing profitable titles. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, they’ve centered on making one of the best narrative idle video games within the enterprise, and creating know-how platforms for builders to inform wonderful tales.
East Aspect Video games, and their 120+ workers, strongly imagine in community-driven design, making video games constructed for followers by followers, and having one of the best tradition round. Their video games and their group have the identical aim; to be inclusive and for everybody.
We’re happy to announce that LEAF Group studios, ESG and LDRLY (Applied sciences) Inc. (“LDRLY“), had been each just lately awarded App Annie’s Stage Up High Writer Award 2021 for prime 10 publishers primarily based in Canada by worldwide income.
Every year since 2012, App Annie acknowledges essentially the most modern and profitable corporations on cell from around the globe. The awards embody best-in-class world and regional classes together with Gaming, Streaming, Meals & Drink, Finance, Buying, Leisure, Well being & Health, and Picture & Video.
App Annie is the trade’s most trusted cell information and analytics platform.
VIRTUAL MARKET OPEN CEREMONY AND GRADUATION TO TSX
LEAF to take part within the digital market open ceremony scheduled for February 18, 2021 to rejoice LEAF’s commencement to TSX which commences on February 10, 2021. The TSX ceremony can be broadcast on its digital show in downtown Toronto in addition to within the TSX studio.
As beforehand famous within the launch dated February 5, 2021, LEAF has voluntarily delisted its frequent shares from the TSX Enterprise Trade (“TSXV“) to coincide with the graduation of buying and selling of its frequent shares on the TSX.
LEAF Cell Inc. (TSX:LEAF) is a number one free-to-play cell recreation group, creating partaking video games that produce enduring participant loyalty. Our studio teams entrepreneurial tradition is anchored in creativity, execution, and development by means of a various portfolio of unique and licensed IP cell video games that embody: Archer: Hazard Telephone, Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm, The Goldbergs: Again to the 80s, It is At all times Sunny: The Gang Goes Cell and Trailer Park Boys Grea$y Cash.
We’re headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and our video games can be found worldwide on the App Retailer and Google Play. For additional data, please go to: www.leafmobile.io and be a part of our on-line communities at LinkedIn, Twitter, Fb, and Instagram.
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