Supercell Oy’s Majority Stake Acquisition of Space Ape Games


Fenwick & West represented Supercell Oy, the Finland-based developer of mobile games, including “Clash of Clans”, “Clash Royale” and “Boom Beach”, in its 62% majority stake acquisition of Space Ape Games, a London-based maker of mobile titles such as Samurai Siege, Rival Kingdoms and Fastlane: Road to Revenge.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Supercell Oy develops mobile games for tablets and smartphones. It develops combat strategy, epic strategy, and farm games. Supercell Oy was founded in 2010 and is based in Helsinki, Finland with additional offices in San Francisco, California; Tokyo, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and Beijing, China.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Mark Stevens (Picture), Greg Roussel, Steve Fisher, Maureen Montgomery and Larry Suh; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Shawn Lampron, Marshall Mort and Sander Schouten; technology transactions lawyers Stephen Gillespie, Michael Riskin and Jung Yoo; and tax lawyers David Forst and Michael Knobler.

Involved fees earner: Mark Stevens – Fenwick & West LLP; Gregory Roussel – Fenwick & West LLP; Stephen Fisher – Fenwick & West LLP; Maureen Montgomery – Fenwick & West LLP; Larry Suh – Fenwick & West LLP; Shawn Lampron – Fenwick & West LLP; Marshall Mort – Fenwick & West LLP; Stephen Gillespie – Fenwick & West LLP; Michael Riskin – Fenwick & West LLP; Jung Yoo – Fenwick & West LLP; David Forst – Fenwick & West LLP; Michael Knobler – Fenwick & West LLP;

Law Firms: Fenwick & West LLP;

Clients: Supercell;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti