Kismet Acquisition One Corp.
On the August 27, 2021 Nexters Inc., an international game development company which strives to introduce the joy of core gaming experiences to casual players, and Kismet Acquisition One Corp, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, officially closed the SPAC deal.
Nexters Inc., and its ordinary shares and warrants began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the new ticker symbols «GDEV» and «GDEVW» respectively.
As a result of the deal, Nexters and its shareholders received approximately $132 million. Nexters will use the money to fund new projects, expand into more casual genres, launch games in new regional markets and sign new deals with other gaming companies.
«On behalf of the Kismet team, I am thrilled to bring Nexters and its innovative products to the public markets. Andrey Fadeev and his team have built a mobile, web and social gaming powerhouse that can boast some of the world’s most popular titles. We are excited to support Nexters’ continued growth and see Nexters established as a leader in the expanding gaming industry.»- Ivan Tavrin said.
Nexters’ Co-Founder and CEO Andrey Fadeev and Co-Founder and Head of R&D Boris Gertsovskiy will continue to lead the Company, supported by a seasoned management team. The Board of Directors initially consist of seven members, consisting of Andrey Fadeev, Boris Gertsovskiy, Igor Bukhman, Dmitrii Bukhman, Andrew Sheppard, Natasha Braginsky Mounier, and Ivan Tavrin.
The Company held a closing bell ceremony on August 27 at Nasdaq headquarters in New York and celebrated this important milestone.
Credit Suisse, BofA Securities and LionTree Advisors served as capital markets advisors to Kismet Acquisition One Corp.