Tradewest Games SAS


Established in Paris, France, in February 2006, Midway Games SAS was a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. to bolster distribution and marketing capabilities in the region. It ran into trouble when the main Midway company filed for bankruptcy in February 2009. On 20th August Spiess Media Holding announced to have completed the buy-out of the division. Spiess Media Holding is a company owned by Martin Spiess, Midway's former international executive vice president. Renamed Tradewest Games SAS on 21st August 2009, the division became a publishing and distribution business operating under the name Tradewest as Spiess also acquired the rights to that North American games brand.

Contributed by Freeman (44277) on Apr 10, 2006. [revised by : Jeanne (76520) and Sciere (505776)].