Fenwick & West LLP represented BioWare Corp. in the formation of a creative and management partnership with Pandemic Studios, LLC by private equity firm Elevation Partners. BioWare is an industry powerhouse known for its role-playing games rich in story and character. The transaction value, including future capital needs and rollover of the founders' shareholdings, will be more than $300 million, making the BioWare/Pandemic alliance one of the world's best-funded and largest independent game development efforts.
More information about the transaction can be obtained from the BioWare/Pandemic Studios Web site.
The Fenwick & West transaction team consisted of corporate attorneys: Mark Stevens, Gregory Roussel, Michael Tang, Kee Bong Kim, Blake Martell; IP attorneys Ralph Pais, Jennifer Stanley, Benjamin Longoria; and tax attorneys David Forst andTimothy Fitzgibbon.
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