Cooley Represents Backflip Studios in Acquisition by Hasbro

Broomfield, Colo. – July 16, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it represented Backflip Studios in its sale of a 70 percent stake to Hasbro Inc. for $112 million in cash. Backflip is a Boulder, Colorado based mobile game developer; Hasbro is one of the largest toy makers in the world.

Under the terms of the deal, Backflip will remain in Boulder and will maintain its current management structure.

The Cooley corporate team included partners Keith Berets and Laura Medina and associate Matt Dubofsky. Partners Bill Morrow, Francis Fryscak, Mike Platt, John Crittenden; special counsel Chuck Schwab and associates Kelly Bartling, Michael Baker, Eric Risi, Jonathan Rivinus, Bryan Berman and Ariana Hiscott also advised on the transaction.  

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Related Contacts
John Crittenden  Retired Partner San Francisco
Bill Morrow  Retired Partner San Diego
Michael Platt  Partner in Charge – Colorado Colorado
Laura M. Medina  Partner Colorado
Keith Berets  Partner Colorado
Kelly Bartling  Special Counsel Colorado
Matthew Dubofsky  Partner Colorado
Jonathan Rivinus  Partner Colorado
Bryan Berman  Associate Colorado