28 April 2020
Keywords Studios PLC
("Keywords Studios", "the Group")
Publication of Annual Report and Accounts
Notice of AGM
Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, confirms that its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2019, including notice of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on 27 May 2020, has today been published and can be downloaded from the Company's website www.keywordsstudios.com, and these will shortly be posted to shareholders.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Given the COVID-19 restrictions, it is no longer possible to hold the AGM in the way that the Board had planned and therefore regrettably we cannot allow shareholders to attend in person and the Company's Articles of Association do not currently permit hybrid or virtual meetings.
The AGM will instead be convened on 27 May 2020 at the offices of Keywords Studios, 39 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LT, United Kingdom, with the minimum necessary quorum of two shareholders (Chairman and CEO) present in order to conduct the business of the meeting.
The Board of Directors strongly encourages shareholders to vote by proxy in lieu of attending in person.
Shareholders are encouraged to submit any questions they would like to have answered at the AGM by e-mailing it to the Company so as to be received no later than 22 May 2020. The e-mail address that is to be used for these purposes only is: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Board of Directors will endeavour, where appropriate, to answer such questions by publishing responses on the Company's website at www.keywordsstudios.com as soon as practicable following the AGM.
A video link of a presentation by the CEO of the Company will be made available for shareholders to view from 11:00 a.m. on the day of the AGM on the Company's website at: www.keywordsstudios.com.
The Board of Directors will look at opportunities to meet with shareholders later in the year where possible and only if and when it is deemed safe to do so.
For further information, please contact:
Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)
Andrew Day, Chief Executive Officer
Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer
Joseph Quinn, Investor Relations
+353 190 22 730
Numis (Financial Adviser)
Stuart Skinner/Kevin Cruickshank (Nominated Adviser)
James Black/Will Baunton (Corporate Broker)
020 7260 1000
MHP Communications (Financial PR)
Katie Hunt/James Midmer/Charles Hirst
020 3128 8100
About Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and now with 59 facilities in 21 countries strategically located in Asia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, marketing services, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of over 950 clients across the globe.
Keywords Studios has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies, including Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Konami, Microsoft, Riot Games, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Epic Games and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Mortal Combat X, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Borderlands 3, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Rainbow Six Siege. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).
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