Asmodee, the world’s leading platform for modern board games, today announced the signing of a strategic investment in popular board game developer Exploding Kittens.
“Exploding Kittens has always been our long-term partner, combining amazing creativity and innovation capabilities as well as the ability to reach a wide audience. We are delighted to join the co-founders and Chernin Group as shareholders of the business, which will make Asmodee CEO Stéphane Carville said: “We will strengthen our listing strategy in the United States and cooperate more closely in game design. ”
The long-term partnership between Exploding Kittens and Asmodee can be traced back to 2016, when Asmodee first cooperated with the company to distribute its games in Europe. Since then, the two companies have continued to strengthen their partnership through other distribution and licensing relationships around the world. Through this new strategic partnership, the two companies aim to leverage the creative talents and extensive U.S. footprint of the Exploding Kittens team, as well as Asmodee’s 21 game studios and their direct presence in more than 20 countries. Global distribution network.
“From the very beginning, Exploding Kittens was designed to inspire…