International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Gram Games, the mobile game developer behind 1010! and Merge Dragons!, on its $250 million sale to leading social games company, Zynga Inc. (Zynga).
The acquisition brings to Zynga a talented team with a proven track record of developing highly engaging mobile games across multiple genres played by millions of people daily. Zynga expects its acquisition of Gram Games will be an additional catalyst to its growth and delivery of its long-term profitability targets.
Founded in 2012, Gram Games is an innovative mobile game developer with studios in London and Istanbul. Its talented team of 77 employees is focused on delivering high quality, deeply engaging entertainment experiences in the hyper-Casual and Puzzle genres. Their mobile games include nine titles that have collectively been downloaded more than 170 million times by players around the world.
The Osborne Clarke team advising Gram Games was led by Partner Mathias Loertscher and included Associate Director Tom Try, Senior Associate Jonathan Falconer, Trainee Solicitor Sarah Mitchell (corporate), Associate Alistair Godwin and Partners Erika Jupe, Stuart Janaway (tax) and Partner Tom Harding (commercial).
Osborne Clarke is widely recognised as a leading European law firm for interactive entertainment.