RFRSH sell off Heroic

Yossarian
November 16th, 2018 13:52

The Heroic brand, along with the players, has been sold off by RFRSH, the organisation has announced.

Going forward, Asger "AcilioN" Larsen and co. will be playing under the Heroic tag for a company called Seranades Global Inc., from which Erik Askered becomes the new Executive Director for the brand. Askered is also a partner in CUBE Esports, a marketing agency that also employs the former Swedish 1.6 star Emil "HeatoN" Christensen.

The move means that RFRSH are now in compliance with WESA rules, after the organisation promised in June 2017 that it would scale down on the number of teams they held ownership of. Since RFRSH' former team GODSENT ceased its operations in June this year, RFRSH now only own Astralis while also organising the BLAST Pro Series events.

friberg and the rest of Heroic have been sold off

The agreement between RFRSH and Seranades Global Inc. involves "the players' contracts, licenses, and all rights" regarding the team, according to a statement sent out by RFRSH. The organisation goes on to state that it has been working on the sale for some time, and that several potential investors showed interest in acquiring the brand. Heroic's new Executive Director, Erik Askered, had the following to say about the deal:

We see great opportunity in acquiring Heroic. The team has a tremendous potential, which we look forward to develop towards the goal of becoming the number one CS:GO-team in the world, says Askered.

Heroic are currently ranked #19 in the world and have two events ahead of them, with Toyota Bangkok Masters commencing November 20 and DreamHack Winter coming up the week after.

Sweden Emil 'HeatoN' Christensen
Emil 'HeatoN' Christensen
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Denmark Asger 'AcilioN' Larsen
Asger 'AcilioN' Larsen
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ok
2018-11-16 13:52
Nice ok dood
2018-11-16 13:52
thank
2018-11-16 13:54
#26
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World _EpiC_ 
yeah team has potential but its a dead game
2018-11-16 13:55
#28
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Austria shaakeh 
selling godsent and heroic, expected astralis next?
2018-11-16 13:56
nah they will get higher salaries now
2018-11-16 13:59
One owner/org cant have 2 teams competing in major thats why they sold Heroic.
2018-11-16 18:25
Well, your name is _EpiC_. No wonder you consider this game dead
2018-11-17 03:04
#98
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World _EpiC_ 
what?
2018-11-17 09:05
#7
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Sweden Unluko 
LUL
2018-11-16 13:53
#12
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Latvia Frip! 
Wasted comment
2018-11-16 13:53
like Faze
2018-11-16 13:54
Still making more money than u ever will :*
2018-11-16 14:14
ruski logic
2018-11-16 14:15
Just pointing out (ever heard of fake flag?)
2018-11-16 14:16
ok
2018-11-16 13:52
NOICE
2018-11-16 13:52
#4
Laz | 
Europe onlineJ420 
ok
2018-11-16 13:52
#6
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Brazil OLIVEIRA_MHN 
1st
2018-11-16 13:54
#11
shox | 
Vietnam buai 
nt brudda
2018-11-16 13:53
#22
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Brazil OLIVEIRA_MHN 
Ty bruh
2018-11-16 13:54
#8
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Denmark Doctor_Viktor 
Expected
2018-11-16 13:53
SOLD
2018-11-16 13:53
#10
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Denmark oskarsports 
lit
2018-11-16 13:53
Ecks dee
2018-11-16 13:53
Ok
2018-11-16 13:53
#16
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Belgium jorneiro 
rip
2018-11-16 13:54
Wut
2018-11-16 13:54
#20
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Finland Vkims 
New SK gaming
2018-11-16 13:54
#21
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Bulgaria wypex 
potential to become the best csgo team? OMEGALUL
2018-11-16 13:54
#49
shox | 
Vietnam buai 
everybody has their own dream xD
2018-11-16 14:15
#88
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Denmark Cleandog 
+1
2018-11-16 18:13
#87
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Denmark Cleandog 
+1
2018-11-16 18:13
ultra giga lul x0x0x0x0x0x00 they know cs ded game so easy money
2018-11-16 13:54
#85
XeqtR | 
Norway F1lur 
Cool
2018-11-16 17:46
#24
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Spain Pollete 
Summary? They are orgless right?
2018-11-16 13:55
#27
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Germany PeetM 
No the the Organisation just changed, but they keep their name.
2018-11-16 13:56
No the org brand is bought by another company, nothing really changes but it is interesting
2018-11-16 13:56
#30
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United States ferric 
No Heroic is still an org, it is just owned by another big company. For example: Rfrsh owns Astralis Infinite owns Optic gaming Axiomatic Gaming owns Team Liquid Immortals own MIBR FC Copenhagen own North
2018-11-16 14:03
Not only FC Copenhagen, a big danish company called "Nordisk Film" is Co owner and founder with FC Copenhagen
2018-11-16 14:35
Philadelphia 76ers owns Dignitas
2018-11-16 14:58
#78
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Spain Pollete 
Thank you :)
2018-11-16 16:20
#31
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India Reaper1 
no, only the owners have changed
2018-11-16 13:57
Why don't you read the article? They sold the brand and the players to another org.
2018-11-16 13:58
#77
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Spain Pollete 
Read it but I didn't understand it ^^
2018-11-16 16:19
Hard to read article?
2018-11-16 20:43
#25
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France Dov 
"becoming the number one CS:GO-team in the world" good luck
2018-11-16 13:55
#55
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World nakTriceps 
No way. Only with good roster changes in future.
2018-11-16 14:21
#32
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Norway eirik2nd 
Ok
2018-11-16 13:57
#33
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Namibia banned_so 
human trafficking is illegal, nt
2018-11-16 13:57
ok i buy
2018-11-16 13:59
they are slaves or what? lol
2018-11-16 14:00
#38
shox | 
India iejesus 
Ok
2018-11-16 14:03
We see great opportunity in acquiring Heroic. The team has a tremendous potential, which we look forward to develop towards the goal of becoming the number one CS:GO-team in the world, says Askered. LMAO I mean I love Friberg so much but top1 for this team???
2018-11-16 14:06
Friberg numba 4 2019 mark my words
2018-11-16 14:58
Nobody cares
2018-11-16 14:06
Blac friday sale.
2018-11-16 14:06
$50 for this
2018-11-16 14:09
"The team has a tremendous potential" Rofl
2018-11-16 14:11
#45
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Czech Republic B0barian 
Weird flex, but OK
2018-11-16 14:14
About damn time heroic becomes a team of its own
2018-11-16 14:15
HLTV the OFF site See off Round off And now, presenting to you for the first time SELL OFF
2018-11-16 14:18
Oof
2018-11-16 14:19
Nice heaton
2018-11-16 14:20
HOW MUCH
2018-11-16 14:22
TriHard
2018-11-16 14:26
#59
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Lithuania andy_ 
+1 TriHard
2018-11-16 14:42
So now they will send Astralis to wesg lol
2018-11-16 14:46
Friberg soon switching to Rainbow 6 Siege, check HLTV!
2018-11-16 14:48
Bet its the same owners behind 15 proxies
2018-11-16 15:00
I wanted heroic sticker rip
2018-11-16 15:09
#66
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Europe ScineLy1 
Heroic after Friis is > t5
2018-11-16 15:10
where is he?
2018-11-16 19:16
omg
2018-11-16 15:19
gay
2018-11-16 15:20
“Number one csgo team in the world” LMAOOOOO
2018-11-16 15:22
#71
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Lithuania KoksSkirtumas 
We need to buy it and fix games after that.ez profit
2018-11-16 15:26
new SK Gaming
2018-11-16 15:35
friberg back to NiP soon?
2018-11-16 15:37
Wow, Imagine if you just were sold like an animal
2018-11-16 16:02
Rip
2018-11-16 16:04
Didn't expect this team to actually get sold, i thought they would just close the brand like godsent but fair play.
2018-11-16 16:08
#79
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Malaysia byaIi 
Sellout
2018-11-16 16:23
#80
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Turkey Slapdash 
Heroic top1 now
2018-11-16 16:27
#81
Xyp9x | 
Czech Republic @Puget 
Astralis is buying off the competition :(( Lost all my respeito
2018-11-16 16:33
#82
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Brazil rodrigo0079 
How much?
2018-11-16 16:35
#83
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Sweden itchybells 
Ok so its always ez handicap for heroic when facing astralis. free odds.
2018-11-16 16:54
For a second I thought this post was about refrezh joining Heroic
2018-11-16 17:35
#86
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Norway Trombass 
HeatoN 😍😍
2018-11-16 18:01
#90
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Denmark CRAM3R 
RFRSH is getting weird. Too many commercials at Astralis and at Blast Pro. Only invite the same teams to Blast Pro, and now sell off Heroic?
2018-11-16 18:25
#91
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Canada Lizzie 
cute dream
2018-11-16 18:51
tremendous potential lmfao
2018-11-16 19:14
I read this as refrezh selling heroic
2018-11-16 19:15
GOD HEATON PogChamp
2018-11-16 20:06
#99
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Denmark ennec2107 
RFRSH will buy out Fragster, you heard it here first.
2018-11-19 20:44
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