Fenwick represented Niantic, a leading augmented reality and mobile real-world company, in its acquisition of online gaming community leader Mayhem.
Founded in 2017, Mayhem developed an online platform that enables gamers to self-organize custom game formats for their communities. The acquisition will help drive Niantic’s creation of new ways for its growing global community of players to connect and play.
More information can be obtained from Niantic’s announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partner Kris Withrow and associates Victoria Lupu, Syeda Nawroj and Alexej Ladonnikov; executive compensation & employee benefits partner Nancy Chen and associate Jonathan Stephenson; technology transactions partner Joseph Schenck, associates Julia Chung and Brandon Cheung and law clerk Jeremiah Oteh; and privacy & cybersecurity partner James Koenig, of counsel Hanley Chew and directors James Gregoire and Brent Hoard.