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Nordisk Film Games eyes further investments as it snaps up new director of partnerships

Sofie Filt Læntver will enter the fray on October 1st

Nordisk Film Games eyes further investments as it snaps up new director of partnerships

Copenhagen-based publisher Nordisk Film Games has signed up a director of partnerships in a bid to step up business development and investments.

Sofie Filt Læntver, currently the managing director of non-profit community-based organisation Interactive Denmark, will step into the role on October 1st.

At Interactive Denmark her role is to help the organisation accelerate the Danish games and interactive industries.

At Nordisk Film Games Læntver will help the company expand further into the games sector through new investments, as well as work with its existing industry network.

Nordisk's recent investments include an injection of $5.5 million into indie publisher Raw Fury, $18 million in Star Stable Online developer Star Stable Entertainment.

Fresh partnerships

“We have, in less than two years, build a sizeable portfolio of computer game studios and we have an appetite for more investments,” said Nordisk Film Games managing director Mikkel Weider.

“Now it is time to develop strategic partnerships. We also want to strengthen collaboration across our investments and work closer with our network of gaming experts.

“Sofie Filt Læntver will inject deep knowledge, innovation power and unique networking capabilities to Nordisk Film Games. I am excited to have her onboard.”

Læntver added: “Nordisk Film Games has quickly made its mark on the Nordic computer game scene, and it will be thrilling to develop this position further.

“There are great opportunities in collaborations, business development and new initiatives that will create added value to Nordisk Film, the individual game studios and the Nordic game industry as a whole.”

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