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Fenwick & West Represents King in its Agreement to Acquire Z2Live

February 13, 2015

Fenwick & West represented King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, in its recently announced agreement to acquire Z2Live, Inc., a Seattle-based game development company. Total consideration for the acquisition consists of $45 million in cash, and up to $105 million of additional cash consideration linked to future events, including revenues generated by certain games launched by Z2Live over a specific period, to be paid annually over a three-year period following the acquisition date. The acquisition is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of customary conditions, including regulatory approval in the United States.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Mark Stevens, Ken Myers, Neil Dugal and Adam Derry; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Blake Martell, Adriana Sherwood and Elena Coleman; technology transactions attorneys Jennifer Stanley and Michael Riskin; tax attorneys Adam Halpern and Idan Netser and antitrust attorney Ashley Walter. ​