Atari sells 34 percent of Euro-Asian sales network to Namco

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 9 September 2008 11:17 GMT

Namco’s bought 34 percent of Atari’s European and Asian sales network for €30 million.

Between June 31, 2012 to June 20, 2013, Namco will also have the option to buy the remaining 66 percent from Infogrames.

“I am delighted that this transaction strengthens our outstanding partnership with Namco Bandai, one of the industry’s greatest creators and publishers of video games, and is a significant development in Infogrames’ reinvention,” said Infogrames boss David Gardner.

“The agreement will give Infogrames a guaranteed and strengthened product portfolio and provide us additional means to invest in new product development for packaged and online markets.”

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