The reason for the increase is that the Swedish Tax Agency believes that Sweden has released intellectual property rights to King's software, collected data and gaming brands such as Candy Crush and Farm Heroes in connection with King's acquisition of the American gaming group Activision Blizzard. 2016
– We believe that the Swedish company has transferred its rights. We want to make this deal half the value of intellectual property rights, says Robert Glansberg, Tax Agency.
The Swedish Tax Agency has requested the King more than half a billion kroons in profits that the institution considered to be a king hidden in Malta.
King's Representative Charley Tesch writes in an e-mail to the newspaper that the company "regrets that the Swedish Tax Agency does not agree with our view on how Kings' business should pay fairly and fairly".
He writes, among other things, that the company must continue to engage with authority to find a solution to this issue.