Fenwick & West represented Niantic, Inc., a leading augmented reality platform provider known for launching Pokémon GO, in its acquisition of Seismic Games, a Los Angeles-based mobile game developer. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition will help accelerate Niantic realize its vision of an operating system that bridges the digital and physical worlds. More information about Niantic’s acquisition of Seismic Games can be obtained from the company announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Kris Withrow, Sayre Stevick, Victoria Lupu, Shen Zhang, Alexandra Wood and Christina Zhao; technology transactions lawyers Christopher Joslyn and Vanessa Katz; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Shawn Lampron, Marshall Mort and Hans Andersson; and tax lawyers Will Skinner and Sergio Torres.