Bloomberg Japan has reported that 20 companies, including Sega, have come forward and expressed interest in bidding on Atlus’ intellectual properties. Rumors have been circulating that Atlus’ parent company, Index Holdings, will be selling off its assets to pay down its debt. Rumors also suggest candidates will be picked as early as next week, and the business will be transferred by the end of August. Atlus has come forward and said that their current situation is not affected by Index’s financial troubles, but the rumors still persist.
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