Stockholm, June 2008 - CEG Interactive Entertainment GmbH located in Hamburg, Germany, today announced the exclusive distribution partnership with PAN Vision Group. With this step, CEG adds an important partner to its distribution network within the whole of Central and Northern Europe. PAN Vision will supply the Scandinavian markets as well as the Baltic States with the Capcom lineup.
As Scandinavia’s leading independent publisher and distributor the PAN Vision Group is owned by the Swedish Cooperative Union, which is one of the major companies in the Nordic retail sector with over 60 consumer associations and 2.9 million members. PAN Vision’s main business areas are games, film and IT products.
For Michael Auer, Sales&Marketing Director Central Europe of CEG Interactive Entertainment GmbH, the signing of the partnership marks an important cornerstone within the distribution structure of Capcom in Central and Northern Europe:“With PAN Vision on our side we are having a strong, experienced and reliable partner supporting us in servicing the Nordic market. The expertise we share within the area of entertainment software will pave the way to success for us.”
PAN Vision’s Senior Business Development Director, Egil Strunke, explains:“For us it is an honour having found a partner in Capcom who is an outstanding Developer and Publisher of Video and PC games. With Capcom on our side we are proud to work together with only the biggest names in gaming industry. Titles like Street Fighter 4, Bionic Commando and Resident Evil 5 promise an exciting and promising fiscal year.”
For further information, please contact:
Egil Strunke, Senior Business Development Director, +46 8 597 962 78, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT PAN Vision
PAN Vision Group is the leading independent Nordic publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. The company had a turnover of $201 million in 2007 and was created in 2001 through the merger of PAN Interactive, Vision Park, and Levande Böcker. PAN Vision has over 150 employees spread over offices in all Nordic and Baltic countries. PAN Vision is a part of the KF Group, owned by the Swedish Cooperative Union (KF).
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man and Devil May Cry. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo and Hong Kong, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.