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CONSUMER PRODUCTS & SERVICES | Toys & Games
pokemon.co.jp

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About The Pokemon Company

The Pokemon Company is a Japanese company that is responsible for brand management, production, marketing and licensing of the Pokemon franchise, consisting of video game software, a trading card game, anime television series, films, manga, home entertainment products, merchandise, and other ventures.

The Pokemon Company Headquarter Location

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 8F 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, 106-6108,

Japan

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PokéBeach.com Forums The Pokemon Company International to Buy Millennium Print Group -

Apr 19, 2022

You should upgrade or use an alternative browser . The Pokemon Company International to Buy Millennium Print Group In an official press release today, The Pokemon Company International has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Millenium Print Group, which has been a partner in the manufacture of cards for the Pokemon Trading Card Game since 2015. Millenium Print group will continue to operate independently but will gain “both investment and industry- expertise from The PokĂŠmon Company International.” The full text of the press release follows below. Bellevue, Wash. – April 18, 2022 – The PokĂŠmon Company International, the company responsible for management of the globally popular PokĂŠmon brand outside of Asia, has entered into agreement to purchase North Carolina-based Millennium Print Group, a manufacturer and printer of trading cards and associated packaging in the US. The two companies have been business partners since 2015 with Millennium Print Group serving as longtime printers of The PokĂŠmon Company International’s best-selling product, the PokĂŠmon Trading Card Game. With this acquisition, The PokĂŠmon Company International aims to further develop Millennium Print Group’s capabilities, infrastructure, and scale to become a premier printer of trading cards, serving the broader industry. Millennium Print Group will continue to operate as a separate, autonomous organization, but will gain both investment and industry- expertise from The PokĂŠmon Company International. “The talented team at Millennium Print Group has been an important partner to The PokĂŠmon Company International for many years, helping us bring the PokĂŠmon Trading Card Game to our fans with the quality they expect,” said Kenji Okubo, president of The PokĂŠmon Company International. “By joining forces in a more meaningful way, our goal is to enhance the ways our organizations work together and continue to bring the highest quality PokĂŠmon TCG products to market. Simultaneously, we aim to develop Millennium into an even better, bigger, state-of-the-art version of their already exceptional organization, benefitting not just PokĂŠmon, but all of their customers.” “Millennium Print Group has had the pleasure of growing alongside the PokĂŠmon brand and PokĂŠmon Trading Card Game for nearly a decade,” said Terry Pegram, CEO, Millennium Print Group. “In that time, we have had the opportunity to develop an amazing relationship with the expert team at The PokĂŠmon Company International, an organization with a special culture who lives its values every day. This exciting new chapter for Millennium Print Group has tremendous beneficial impact for both our business and its employees. We look forward to continuing to support our team members and customers while growing Millennium to be a premier printer for trading cards in the world.” To learn more about The PokĂŠmon Company International visit www.Pokemon.com and to learn more about Millennium Print Group visit www.mprintgroup.com.

The Pokemon Company Investments

1 Investments

The Pokemon Company has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Niantic as part of their Series C on January 1, 2019.

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The Pokemon Company Investments Activity

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Company

Amount

New?

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1/3/2019

Series C

Niantic

$245M

Yes

15

Date

1/3/2019

Round

Series C

Company

Niantic

Amount

$245M

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

15

The Pokemon Company Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

The Pokemon Company acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Millennium Print Group on April 18, 2022.

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4/18/2022

$99M

Acquired

2

Date

4/18/2022

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Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Sources

2

The Pokemon Company Partners & Customers

6 Partners and customers

The Pokemon Company has 6 strategic partners and customers. The Pokemon Company recently partnered with Canon Medical Systems on June 6, 2021.

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Business Partner

Country

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6/15/2021

Partner

Japan

1

4/9/2020

Vendor

United States

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12/24/2019

Distributor

United States

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8/8/2019

Partner

Indonesia

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7/22/2019

Partner

China

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6/15/2021

4/9/2020

12/24/2019

8/8/2019

7/22/2019

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Partner

Partner

Business Partner

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Japan

United States

United States

Indonesia

China

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