Press Release

Cooley Represents Backflip Studios in Acquisition by Hasbro

July 16, 2013

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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