SEGA To Aquire ATLUS Parent Company

Reports from Nikkei Japan and Gematsu have confirmed that SEGA will be purchasing Index Corporation. The agreement is that SEGA are taking over operations of Index effective as of June 23rd 2013. The transfer of Index Corporation over to SEGA Sammy Holdings, parent company of SEGA, is due to occur on November 1st.

This news comes after Augusts reports of SEGA being among interested bidders after Index Corporation became bankrupt and was forced sell it’s subsidiaries. The deal is supposedly worth roughly $140 million and leaves SEGA having acquired the companies $224 million of debt.

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