19 January 2022
Keywords Studios plc ("Keywords Studios", "the Company")
Issue of Shares
Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, today announces the issuance of 20,585 new ordinary shares to the vendors of Waste Creative Limited ("Waste Creative") in respect of the share element of the initial consideration due 30 days post completion.
Since the acquisition, the shares to be issued relating to Waste Creative have been fully represented in the reported earnings per share numbers through the basic and diluted weighted average denominators used.
Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the admission of these 20,585 new ordinary shares to trading on AIM. Admission of the new shares is expected to take place at 8:00am on 24 January 2022. The Company's total issued share capital following admission will consist of 76,323,241 ordinary shares of one pence each with one voting right per share. The figure of 76,323,241 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company following admission.
For further information, please contact:
Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)
Bertrand Bodson, Chief Executive Officer
Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer
Joseph Quinn, Investor Relations
+353 190 22 730
Stuart Skinner/Kevin Cruickshank/Will Baunton
+44 20 7260 1000
MHP Communications (Financial PR)
Katie Hunt/Charles Hirst
+44 20 3128 8193
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 over 70 facilities in 23 countries strategically located in Asia, Australia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, marketing services, game development, testing, localization, audio and player support 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. Across the games and entertainment industry, clients include Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Konami, Microsoft, Netflix, Riot Games, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Tencent and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Anthem, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Valorant, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Doom Eternal. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).
 Keywords Studios acquired Waste Holdings Limited which wholly owns Waste Creative Limited