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Ostermann & Partners and Wolf Theiss Advise on Sale of Gamepires to Jagex

Ostermann & Partners and Wolf Theiss Advise on Sale of Gamepires to Jagex

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Ostermann & Partners, working with Herbert Smith Freehills, has advised Gamepires on its sale to Jagex. Wolf Theiss advised Jagex on the acquisition.

Financial details were not disclosed.

Gamepires is a Croatian game development studio founded in Zagreb in 2010. It developed the SCUM video game that sold over three million copies.

Jagex is a developer and publisher of community-driven games. The company employs more than 450 people at its Cambridge headquarters.

“Partnering with Jagex provides us the opportunity to take SCUM to the next level,” Gamepires Creative Director and Co-Founder Tomislav Pongrac said. “Jagex’s world-class reputation as a company where players drive game development matches our ethos and will help us grow as entrepreneurs and as a studio. We’re extremely excited to see how we can build on everything we’ve achieved with SCUM so far and take the game to its full potential.” 

The Ostermann & Partners team included Managing Partner Mojmir Ostermann and Senior Associates Barbara Vricko Hrabar and Marta Jelakovic.

The Wolf Theiss team included Croatia-based Partner Luka Tadic-Colic and Associate Marija Lalin, Sofia-based Partner Richard Clegg, and further team members from the firm’s Budapest office.

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