THQ Nordic heeft bekend gemaakt dat het bezig is met een overname van Koch Media GmbH. Daaronder valt ook uitgever Deep Silver, publisher van onder andere Saints Row, Dead Island en Metro. Met de overname zou bijna 100 miljoen Euro gemoeid zijn, namelijk 91.5 miljoen.
Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe and North America with studios in Germany, the UK, and the US, and offices in several Central and Northern European cities. Koch Media’s business consists of three business areas; i) Games, which are mainly published under the Deep Silver label with several AAA-intellectual property rights such as Saints Row, Dead Island and Metro; ii) Partner Publishing, which is the leading company in this business area in Europe and iii) Film, which is a business within movies for primarily the German and Italian speaking territories. Koch Media generated net sales of approximately SEK 2,548 million and Adjusted EBIT of approximately SEK 296 million for the period April – December 2017.