PocketGamer, May 2017

When Next Games announced that it was to begin publicly trading, it came as something of a surprise. Indeed, the Helsinki-based studio best known for The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land became the first Finnish game developer to go public on the NASDAQ First North Finland.

This step into uncharted territory appears to have paid off for Next Games, with its IPO oversubscribed several times. And more broadly, the IPO coincided with a doubling of revenues in Q1 2017.

To find out more about the motivations behind the IPO, what it means for Next Games as a company and the significance of being the first Finnish game developer to list publicly, PocketGamer.biz reached out to CEO Teemu Huuhtanen.

Read the full story here.