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Fenwick & West Represents Glu Mobile in its Acquisition of PlayFirst

April 30, 2014

Fenwick & West LLP represented Glu Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, in its recently announced acquisition of PlayFirst, Inc., creator of casual games such as Diner Dash, Cooking Dash, Hotel Dash and Wedding Dash. Glu has agreed to pay a total consideration of 3 million shares of the company’s common stock along with the assumption of approximately $3.55 million of PlayFirst’s debt.

The acquisition continues to bolster Glu’s competitive mass in the casual gaming genre, both from an IP and talent perspective. More information about Glu Mobile's acquisition of PlayFirst can be obtained from the company press release.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys David Bell, Matthew Karwoski and Elena Coleman; executive compensation and employee benefits attorney Blake Martell; technology transactions attorney Michael Riskin and tax attorney Larissa Neumann.