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Sumo Group PLC
04 September 2019
 

4 September 2019

 

SUMO GROUP PLC

("Sumo Group" or the "Company")

 

CHANGE OF AUDITOR

 

Sumo Group, the award-winning provider of creative and development services to the video games and entertainment industries, announces that, following the conclusion of a formal tender process led by the Company's Audit Committee, the Company has appointed Ernst & Young LLP ("EY") as its auditor for the year ending 31 December 2019. EY will hold office until the next Annual General Meeting of the Company in June 2020, when their appointment will be subject to shareholder approval.

 

Following the conclusion of the tender process, Grant Thornton UK LLP has resigned as the Company's auditor and has confirmed to the Company that there are no matters connected with its ceasing to hold office that it considers need to be brought to the attention of shareholders or creditors of the Company.

 

Enquiries:



Sumo Group plc

                            Tel: +44 (0) 114 242 6766

Carl Cavers, Chief Executive Officer

David Wilton, Chief Financial Officer


Zeus Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

Nick Cowles / Richard Darlington / Andrew Jones

                            Tel: +44 (0) 161 831 1512

Ben Robertson / John Goold

                            Tel: +44 (0) 203 829 5000



Belvedere Communications Limited

                                      

Cat Valentine (cvalentine@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7715 769 078

Keeley Clarke (kclarke@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7967 816 525

Llew Angus (langus@belvederepr.com)

Tel: +44 (0) 7407 023 147

 

About Sumo Group - www.sumogroupplc.com

 

Sumo Group's businesses provide acclaimed development and design services to the video games and entertainment industries from studios in the UK, India, and Canada.

 

Sumo Digital, as the group's primary business, is one of the UK's largest independent developers of AAA-rated video games, having studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham and Pune in India. The business has acquired two studios since IPO, which operate under their own names, BAFTA award-winning The Chinese Room in Brighton and Red Kite Games in Leeds. Sumo Digital provides turnkey and co-development solutions to a global blue-chip client base.

 

Atomhawk is a multi-award-winning visual design company, with studios in Newcastle and in Vancouver (Canada), servicing the games, film and visual effects industries.

 

Together, the Group delivers full-spectrum visual and development solutions, which include initial visual concepts, conceiving new products and game development involving all aspects of pre-production, production & development, as well as supporting games as a service.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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