Corgi International Limited announces a license agreement with Nintendo of America
Corgi International Limited (Nasdaq GM:CRGI) today announced that it has entered into a Master Toy/Collectible License Agreement on a multi-category range of products through to 2010 with Nintendo of America Inc. to produce ranges of product on Nintendo® properties that include Super Mario®, Donkey Kong® and the Legend of Zelda®.The comprehensive range of products created for territories outside Asia will include Action Figures, Playset Environments, FX Electronic Products, Iconic Game Replicas, Multi Sized Plush, and Vinyl Figures amongst other categories.
Corgi International CEO Michael Cookson commented, “We are excited to enter this agreement with Nintendo as they are certainly at the forefront of developing cutting edge products and gaming technologies that we feel would translate perfectly into exciting product ranges. These ranges certainly fit into the wide demographic that the company currently creates product for, and with our product development expertise and our strong distribution, we believe that the license will prove a popular addition to the company’s portfolio.”
Gail Tilden, Nintendo of America’s vice president of brand management commented, “Nintendo looks forward to collaborating with Corgi International on an amazing range of products that will cater to fans of all ages. We know that our fans will be excited to see our popular franchises brought to life in a whole new way.”