FASA and DECIPHER Deal Off
7th December 1999
Decipher Inc. and FASA Corporation jointly announced today that they have
ended their negotiations for Decipher's planned acquisition of FASA. The
parties acknowledged that there were several significant business issues upon which
they were unable to reach agreement.
Warren Holland, Decipher's Chairman & CEO stated, "We value the positive
relationship we developed with FASA and Ral Partha, but Decipher is now pursuing a myriad
of other opportunities as the company continues its meteoric growth."
Morton Weisman, FASA's Chairman & CEO stated, "While I greatly admire
Decipher, the decision to end our discussions was mutual and with respect. I'm sure
that FASA and Decipher will remain friends, and I hope that we will have the
opportunity to work with their very talented staff in the future. FASA will continue to
develop its game lines and miniature products and we plan to expand our marketing
and distribution programs."
Founded in 1983, Decipher Inc. is a worldwide leader in the collectible card
game industry. Decipher is dedicated to The Art of Great Games reg;. The company's
product lines include Star Wars Customizable Card Game[TM], the Star Trek
Customizable card game[TM], Young Jedi Collectible Card Game[TM] and more.
In addition, Decipher's Specialty Products Group produces leading games such as
How To Host A Murder reg;, How To Host A Teen Mystery[TM], Girl Power[TM],
Pente[TM], Scratchees[TM], Rumors[TM] and more. Visit www.decipher.com
for additional contests and interactive features.
Founded by Jordan Weisman and L. Ross Babcock III, FASA Corporation is a
leading developer and manufacturer of RPG products, miniatures and miniatures games.
FASA Corporation has been creating successful new game worlds since 1980. The
current line includes BattleTech reg;, Shadowrun reg;, VOR: The Maelstrom[TM] and
Crimson Skies[TM]. Additional product information can be found at www.fasa.com.
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