Asmodee in exclusive discussions to acquire Rebel, set foot on the Polish market and strengthen its operations in Europe
The Asmodee Group has announced today that it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire REBEL SP. Z O.O. Founded in 2003 by Piotr Katnik, Rebel distributes boardgames and hobby products and has been a long-standing distributor of the Asmodee Group studios and partners. The synergy between Asmodee’s catalogue and Rebel’s operations in Poland is […]
The Asmodee Group has announced today that it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire REBEL SP. Z O.O.
Founded in 2003 by Piotr Katnik, Rebel distributes boardgames and hobby products and has been a long-standing distributor of the Asmodee Group studios and partners.
The synergy between Asmodee’s catalogue and Rebel’s operations in Poland is a great opportunity to bring new games, from the Asmodee Group studios and from all Asmodee partners to this market.
Thanks to this operation, Asmodee will have a direct access to the fastest growing game market in Europe of a size of 95M€.
“We are delighted to establish a deeper partnership with Rebel and strengthen our position in Poland. Rebel and Asmodee have been partners for more than 10 years and this next step will allow us to bring our boardgames and those of our publishing partners to a new level in Poland.” said Stéphane Carville CEO of Asmodee Group.
“We are proud to join the Asmodee Group, with which we share the same philosophy: a focus on great games. The Polish market is very demanding and wants top quality products and service. As a part of the Asmodee Group we will be able to strengthen and diversify our boardgame and cardgame ranges enabling us to bring the very best games from the hobby market to the largest possible audience in Poland.” said Piotr Katnik, CEO of Rebel.
Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor with operations located in Europe, North America, and China. Asmodee’s best known titles, either published or distributed on behalf of key publishing partners, include Catan, Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Dobble/Spot it!, Star Wars: X-Wing, 7 Wonders, Dixit, Takenoko, Abyss, Timeline, Jungle Speed, The Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow. In some European countries, Asmodee also distributes trading card games such as Pokemon, Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! Asmodee has headquarters in Guyancourt, France.
Rebel is a Polish company which has been operating for almost 15 years and is the leader on the Polish board game market. It deals with distribution, sales and publishing of its own games and owns the biggest online tabletop game shop in Poland. In cooperation with its key publishing partners, it distributes Polish versions of games such as Ticket to Ride, Small World, 7 Wonders, Splendor, Dixit, Dobble, Jungle Speed, and Timeline. It is the original publisher of games such as Dream Home, Drako, and K2 which have won recognition of players all over the world. Rebel has its headquarters in Gdańsk, Poland.
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