Fenwick Represents Embracer Group in Acquisition of Perfect World Entertainment

Fenwick represented Embracer Group in its agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Perfect World Entertainment (PWE), a video game developer and publisher for PC and consoles.

With this acquisition, PWE will operate within the Embracer group as a subsidiary of Gearbox Entertainment Company, with a continued focus on publishing and creating games. More information can be obtained from Embracer Group’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team consisted of corporate partners Mark Stevens and Scott Behar, associates Sawyer Li and Min Ju Park and law clerk Cecilia Grimaldi; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Marshall Mort, counsel Jane Piehler and associates Jonathan Stephenson, Cynthia Yuan and Elizabeth Fu; technology transaction partner Joseph Schenck and associates Peter Hart, Andrew Martinez and Teddi Josephson; intellectual property partner Connie Ellerbach and associate Noah Drake; privacy and cybersecurity partner Jim Koenig, director Brent Hoard and manager Sarah Borchers; tax partner Will Skinner and associate Alexis Maguina.