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Stillfront Group consist of four highly diverse game studios all across Europe, publishing on a multitude of platforms.

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Stillfront Group has a rich game development history with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. We’re one of northern Europe’s largest cross platform game creators with a lot of experience under our belt.

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About Stillfront

Stillfront is an independent creator, developer, publisher and distributor of digital games – with a vision to become one of the leading independent game developers and publishers. Stillfront operates through four near-autonomous yet highly collaborative subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta and Simutronics in the United States.

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The Group’s portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. UNRAVEL, developed by Coldwood Interactive in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and Gamescom and was released in Q1 2016. SUPREMACY 1914 and CALL OF WAR are high-immersion strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. MANAGERZONE FOOTBALL & HOCKEY are sports management strategy games launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games. Lara Croft ™ Relic Run is a successful mobile game having more than seventeen millions downloads.

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Stillfront Group Interim Report: Doubled Revenues, Quadrupled Profits

2016-08-29

Continued Very Strong Development for Stillfront Group Stillfront issued its Interim Report for the period January - June 2016 on August 26. CEO Jörgen Larsson comments: "Stillfront has during the first half of 2016 achieved two milestones that I am very proud of: We have launched two games -  Coldwood's Unravel and Bytro's New World Empires. We have also made our first acquisition as a listed company by acquiring a majority stake in Simutronics. Both milestones are fully in line with Stillfront's strategy PLEX. Further, the Board of directors has been strengthened by the addition of two very competent and experienced directors: Annette Brodin Rampe and Mark Miller.  Stillfront's revenues increased by 114% as compared to the first half of 2015. The profitability is still very strong and our prime profitability metric, EBITDA excluding expensed investments, amounted to 20.3 MSEK, corresponding to an all time high profit margin of 42%." Highlights of the report: • Net revenues amounted to 48.4 MSEK (corresponding period 2015: 22.7 MSEK), which is an increase of 114% compared to the corresponding period 2015. • EBITDA excluding expensed investments amounted to 20.3 MSEK (5.1 MSEK), which is an increase of 299%. EBITDA including expensed investments amounted to 9.5 MSEK (1.2 MSEK). • Profit/loss before tax was 6.2 MSEK (-2.5 MSEK), which is an improvement of 8.7 MSEK. Profit/loss after tax was 2.8 MSEK (-2.9 MSEK). • Earnings per share before dilution amounted to 0.54 SEK (-0.97 SEK). Earnings per share after dilution amounted to 0.53 SEK (-0.94 SEK). • As of June 30 cash and cash equivalents amounted to 76.5 MSEK (6.2 MSEK). • Remaining 49% of Bytro Labs GmbH acquired in June. Stillfront now owns 100% of Bytro Labs. • Acquisition of a majority stake in Simutronics Corp was made in June. Simutronics is consolidated as of June 1, 2016. • Bytro launched New World Empires, a free-to-play game in the Grand Strategy Games genre. • Sales of Unravel commenced February 9 and has been very satisfying. Coldwood has entered an agreement with Electronic Arts regarding the development of a sequel to Unravel.   Key figures, The Group MSEK 2016Apr-Jun 2015Apr-Jun 2016 Jan-jun 2015 Jan-Jun 2015 Jan-Dec Net Revenues 23.1 10.8 48.4 22.7 57.1 Growth in revenues 114% 114% EBITDA excl investments 10.3 0.3 20.3 5.1 12.9 EBITDA margin excl investments 44.5% 2.8% 42.0% 22.3% 22.6% EBITDA incl investments 2.9 -1.8 9.5 1.2 4.0 EBITDA margin incl investments 12.7% -16.6% 19.7% 5.5% 7.1% Profit/loss before tax 0.3 -3.8 6.2 -2.5 -4.5   The full report, in English and Swedish, is published on the Stillfront website, section Investors/Financial Reports.  

STILLFRONT AND SIMUTRONICS JOINING FORCES

2016-06-21

Stockholm, Sweden/St Louis, Missouri June 21, 2016 Stillfront Group AB (publ) today announces its acquisition of the majority of the shares in Simutronics Corp. Simutronics, based in St Louis, Missouri, was founded in 1987 by David Whatley, who is the CEO of the company. David Whatley is a highly respected industry veteran and acts as speaker regularly in different industry contexts such as GDC, iDEV360, Unite and many more.     Simutronics has developed and is operating the games GemStone IV and DragonRealms. Both of which are MUD-style text-based games with a very loyal player base. Further, Simutronics is a well renowned and profitable mobile games developer, having developed Tiny Heroes™, One Epic Knight™ and Lara Croft Relic Run™. Lara Croft Relic Run™ has been a great success with more than seventeen million downloads. With this acquisition Stillfront adds both a new Strategy games genre as well as mobile game capabilities to the Group.   Simutronics is currently developing its own IP in the mobile strategy game area, to be announced. Simutronics currently has 20 employees and reached over 2 MUSD in revenues during 2015. David Whatley will remain the CEO of Simutronics and continue to lead the talented team. Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments ”Simutronics and Stillfront constitutes an excellent fit. We share the philosophy and cornerstones of Stillfront’s PLEX strategy and Simutronics will strengthen Stillfront’s position in a number of areas, for instance in the mobile space and Unity development. I am extremely pleased to have David Whatley and his entire team at Simutronics as a valuable strategic addition to the Stillfront family”, Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments. David Whatley, CEO, Simutronics, comments ”I am excited for Simutronics to be joining forces with Stillfront Group. We share a common vision and objectives, and I firmly believe this will be a great strategic advantage for both companies”, David Whatley, CEO, Simutronics Corp., comments.

Stillfront Group Welcomes New Board Directors Annette Brodin Rampe and Mark Miller

2016-06-16

Stockholm, Sweden. June 16th, 2016 Annette Brodin Rampe and Mark Miller, respectively, were elected at the annual general meeting May 18th as new directors of the board for the period until the next annual general meeting. “Stillfront Group extends warm welcome to our new board directors who adds decades of their invaluable experiences at home and abroad among various organizations on listed companies, international M&A, asset management, strategic investment, entrepreneurship and beyond. ” Says Per Skyttvall, Chairman of the Board of Stillfront Group. We are excited to welcome our new board director Annette Brodin Rampe who brings not only her 20 years of successful board level experience in Nordic large-cap companies, e.g Norske Skog, but also her great experience in industrial economics, marketing & organisation. We are excited to welcome our new board director Mark Miller who has an international background in various countries and corporations in asset management, strategic analysis, international M&A and went on to found his own international M&A firms CatCap GmbH with more than 500 employees across 38 countries. We look forward to our new board directors' contributions to the board and Stillfront Group for future development!   About Annette Brodin Rampe  Annette holds a Master of Science in Industrial Chemistry from Chalmers University of Technology. Annette is the Managing Partner for Europe of Brunswick since November 2014. Before joining Brunswick in 2007, Annette was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at E.ON Sverige AB. She also served as Chief Executive of Senea, a listed Swedish data systems company. Annette brings with her 20 years of successful board level experience in Nordic large-cap companies, among others Norske Skog, Vattenfall and Peab. Born 1962. About Mark Miller  Mark studied economics and business at the University of Witten/Herdecke and the University of Texas at Austin under a scholarship from the Association of German-American Clubs and a Fulbright scholarship. Holding a BA in business administration, he worked at Deutsche Bank in the corporate client and asset management businesses before joining Bertelsmann AG as a strategic investment analyst. Mark is the founder and managing partner of CatCap GmbH, an international M&A firm. He has been involved in more than 100 successful transactions. Born 1973.    

Stillfront's Coldwood Develops Sequel To Unravel

2016-05-18

Umeå, Sweden. May 18th, 2016 New adventures for Unravel's Yarny from Coldwood and EA Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA) and Coldwood Interactive today announce the development of a sequel to Unravel to be developed by Coldwood Interactive for Electronic Arts. Coldwood Interactive is the studio behind Unravel - the highly acclaimed puzzle platformer game developed for EA, that was launched February 9, 2016. Unravel has received much praise and is particularly recognized for the beautiful graphics with stunning environments inspired by the nature of northern Sweden, its folk music inspired soundtrack and the heart warming story of Yarny. Yarny fans all over the world can now look forward to more exciting adventures for the little hero made out of yarn. Coldwood Interactive is a wholly owned subsidiary to Stillfront Group AB (publ). Christopher Holmberg, CEO, Coldwood Interactive, comments " I am very proud that Coldwood has been given EA's confidence to develop yet another exciting game. I am equally proud of the great work that the entire team at Coldwood has performed with the development of Unravel. I look forward to a continued productive cooperation with EA.", Christopher Holmberg, CEO, Coldwood Interactive, comments. Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments " I congratulate the entire team at Coldwood on the great success with Unravel. The fact that EA has chosen Coldwood as a partner in a new development project is proof that Coldwood is a truly outstanding studio.", Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments. For additional information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson, CEO at StillfrontPhone: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com About Stillfront Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games - with a vision to become one of Europe's leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through four near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, and Dorado Online Games in Malta. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are Sweden, Germany, the United States and South America. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. Selected games Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120

Stillfront Interim Report January-March 2016

2016-05-18

18 May 2016 Interim Report January-March 2016 STILLFRONT GROUP AB (PUBL) The Quarter january - march 2016 Net revenues amounted to 25.3 MSEK (corresponding period 2015: 11.9 MSEK), which is an increase of 113% compared to the corresponding period 2015 and 29% compared to the previous quarter. Underlying EBITDA, i.e. EBITDA adjusted for expensed investments, amounted to 10.0 MSEK (4.8 MSEK), which is an increase of 111%. EBITDA amounted to 6.6 MSEK (3.0 MSEK). Profit/loss before tax was 4.7 MSEK (1.2 MSEK), which is an increase of 304%. Profit/loss after tax was 2.5 MSEK (0.9 MSEK). Earnings per share before dilution amounted to 0.51 SEK (0.31 SEK). Earnings per share after dilution amounted to 0.47 SEK (0.29 SEK)[1]. As of March 31 cash and cash equivalents amounted to 78.0 MSEK (6.5 MSEK). Sales of Unravel commenced February 9 and has been very satisfying. Coldwood is entering an agreement with Electronic Arts regarding the development of a sequel to Unravel. An outstanding start of 2016 "2016 has started in an exceptionally strong way for Stillfront, and I look forward to a continued exciting year. Compared with the first quarter of 2015, Stillfront more than doubled sales. Our primary profitability metric, underlying EBITDA, increased 111% and profit before tax amounted to SEK 4.7 million. This growth has been completely organic! The strong development is primarily based on the success of our German studio Bytro and our Swedish studio Coldwood, not least because of the acclaimed game Unravel. Stillfront will continue to build on its PLEX strategy, which has proved successful so far. We will strive to accelerate our development further through strategic acquisitions." says Jörgen Larsson, CEO. Key figures, The Group MSEK 2016 Jan-Mar 2015 jan-mar 2015 jan-dec Net Revenues 25.3 11.9 57.1 Growth in revenues 113% Underlying EBITDA 10.0 4.8 12.9 Underlying EBITDA margin 39.7% 39.9% 22.6% EBITDA 6.6 3.0 4.0 EBITDA margin 26.1% 25.5% 7.1% Profit/loss before tax 4.7 1.2 -4.5 For further information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson, CEO+46-70-321 1800jorgen@stillfront.com Sten Wranne, CFO+46-705-851258sten@stillfront.com About Stillfront Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games - with a vision to become one of Europe's leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through four near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, and Dorado Online Games in Malta. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are Sweden, Germany, the United States and South America. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. Selected games Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120 [1] Number of shares after dilution includes shares to be issued as consideration to the sellers of Bytro Labs GmBH. Stillfront 2016Q1 Interim Report

STILLFRONT'S COLDWOOD CREATIVE DIRECTOR ATTEND NORDIC GAMES

2016-05-17

Umeå, Sweden. May 18th, 2016 One of Stillfront's creative directors Martin Sahlin is attending Nordic Games in Malmö this year.

Stillfront's Studio Bytro Announces New World Empires

2016-05-16

Hamburg, Germany. May 16th, 2016 Bytro Announces New World Empires Stillfront's studio Bytro Labs today announces the release of the game 'New World Empires'. The game will be open to the public during the first week of June in an open beta. The game is developed and published by Bytro Labs based upon the proven huge successes Supremacy 1914 and Call of War and built on Bytro's successful engine SUP. The development of New World Empires contains not only a grand strategy war game but also an entrance into a partly new category of games - exploration games - and therefor this opens up for a broader audience. Thus, significant investments have been made into the SUP engine in order to support exploration specific features of New World Empires. Christopher Lörken, Managing Director, Bytro Labs, comments " I am very proud of the quality and content of New World Empires. We are looking forward to the reaction of our current gamers as well as the new audience we will target with this new game. I am equally proud of the great work that the entire team at Bytro has performed with the development, and I look forward to a continued development of products to reach further market success to a broader target group several years to come.", Christopher Lörken, Managing Director, Bytro Labs, comments. Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments " I congratulate the entire team at Bytro on the great work with New World Empire. The Bytro team has excellent capabilities and expertise in developing and publishing state-of-the-art grand strategy games. New World Empires contains new elements that are very promising for continued success of Bytro. I am convinced New World Empires will strengthen Bytro's and Stillfront's market positions.", Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments. For additional information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson, CEO at StillfrontPhone: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com About Stillfront Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games - with a vision to become one of Europe's leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through four near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, and Dorado Online Games in Malta. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are Sweden, Germany, the United States and South America. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. Selected games Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120

Dorado Games Launches Thirty Kingdoms V2.0

2016-05-12

  May 12th 2016, Valletta - Stillfront’s studio Dorado Games today announced the launch of the long awaited complete overhaul of Thirty Kingdoms 2.0. The game is previously developed and published by Dorado Game’s sister company Bytro Labs in Hamburg. Dorado Games has assumed full responsibility for operations of Thirty Kingdoms 2.0. “We are very happy to relaunch Thirty Kingdoms 2.0 version after working day and night with the team to bring the best game to our players. We look forward to the reaction of our current gamers as well as the new audience we will target with this new version of the game, “ says Nick Porsche, managing director of Dorado Games. Play here: http://www.thirtykingdoms.com About Dorado Games Since 2007 Dorado Games (formerly Stillfront Online Games) designs, develops and markets digital online games with a focus on mid core players from all over the world via the internet. Collectively, the founders (Nick Porsche, Simon Dotschuweit) have worked on more than 60+ titles across all platforms. Nick’s latest success being the critically acclaimed MMO Battlestar Galactica Online with over 17M users, which was developed for Bigpoint in collaboration with Universal Studios. About Stillfront Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games – with a vision to become one of Europe’s leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through four near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, and Dorado Online Games in Malta. Stillfront’s games are distributed globally. The main markets are Sweden, Germany, the United States and South America. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com.    

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