SciPlay Corporation’s Acquisition of Koukoi Games Oy

Castrén & Snellman advised SciPlay Corporation on the deal.

SciPlay Corporation, a NASDAQ listed company, acquired Koukoi Games Oy, a Finland-based developer and operator of casual mobile games. The Koukoi team will take over the organic build of a new casual game concept, a key step in SciPlay’s expansion in the casual genre and revenue diversification strategy to drive long-term growth and shareholder value.

Koukoi Games Oy, a mobile game company, was founded in 2015 in Oulu, Finland. Koukoi Games Oy is known for their hit game Om Nom Run which has been downloaded over 30 million times.

SciPlay Corporation is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms. All of SciPlay’s games are offered and played on multiple platforms, including Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon. In addition to developing original games, SciPlay has access to a library of more than 1,500 real-world slot and table games provided by Scientific Games Corporation and its Subsidiaries.

The Castrén & Snellman team included Carola Lindholm (Picture), Nicklas Svento, Tim Lassander, Mikko Alakare, Veera Ylitalo and Hilma-Karoliina Markkanen.

Involved fees earner: Mikko Alakare – Castrén & Snellman; Tim Lassander – Castrén & Snellman; Carola Lindholm – Castrén & Snellman; Hilma-Karoliina Markkanen – Castrén & Snellman; Nicklas Svento – Castrén & Snellman; Veera Ylitalo – Castrén & Snellman;

Law Firms: Castrén & Snellman;

Clients: SciPlay Corporation;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler