Fenwick Represents Niantic in Acquisition of 8th Wall

Fenwick represented Niantic, a leading augmented reality and mobile real-world company, in its acquisition of 8th Wall, a WebAR development platform.

The acquisition of 8th Wall is Niantic’s largest acquisition to date and will expand Niantic’s developer platform tools with their proven WebAR technology. More information can be obtained from Niantic’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners Kris Withrow and Niping Wu and associate Bree Thompson; technology transactions partner David Hayes and advisor Sandra Weustink; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Marshall Mort and associates Jonathan Stephenson and Cynthia Yuan; privacy and cybersecurity partner Jim Koenig, director Brent Hoard and manager Sarah Borchers; tax partner Will Skinner and associate Mike Knobler; and litigation associate Diana Buck.


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