Fenwick & West LLP represented long-time client Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) in the merger of its subsidiary Electronic Arts EA Holdings AB with Sweden-based Digital Illusions CE AB (DICE). Electronic Arts and DICE have had a close working relationship since 2002. EA will pay EUR 7.2 per share to DICE shareholders. The merger is subject to approval at the annual general shareholders meeting of DICE which is scheduled for May 24, 2006.
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