Fenwick & West Represents ngmoco in Acquisition of Freeverse

February 26, 2010

Fenwick & West LLP represented its client ngmoco, Inc., a leading iPhone and iPod touch game developer and publisher based in San Francisco, CA, in its recently announced acquisition of Freeverse, a developer and publisher of seamless software for the Mac and iPhone platforms based in Brooklyn, NY. Hit titles in the Freeverse portfolio include Skee-ball, Moto Chaser, Flick Fishing, SlotZ Racer, Flick Bowling and NBA Hotshot, among others.

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

In addition, this week, our client also announced Series C funding of approximately $25 million led by Institutional Venture Partners. ngmoco’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Maples Investments and Norwest Venture Partners. ngmoco’s titles dominated the charts with blockbusters and critical successes like Rolando 2, Star Defense, Eliminate Pro and Touch Pets Dogs.

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The Fenwick & West transaction team included corporate attorneys Mark Stevens, Brian Hicks , Aaron Kornfield and Adam Jacobwitz; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Blake Martell, Mona Clee and Gerald Audant; technology transactions attorneys Jennifer Stanley, Chris Joslyn, Tracy Randall, Christa Gaines Deeringer and Robin Schulman; and tax attorney Tim Fitzgibbon.

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