TCGplayer Agrees to Sell to eBay

New York – August 23, 2022 – Cooley advised TCGplayer, an online marketplace for collectible card game enthusiasts, on its agreement to sell to global commerce company eBay. Partners Kevin Cooper and Jeff Laretto led the Cooley team advising TCGplayer. 

The sale, which is valued at approximately $295 million, will allow TCGplayer to continue operating autonomously as one of the largest online marketplaces for trading card games, and provide eBay with strategic omnichannel capabilities, maintaining its position as a desirable platform for trading card sellers.

TCGplayer is a top technology platform for the collectibles industry. Founded as a digital media company specializing in trading card games within the collectibles space, TCGplayer has grown from its initial roots working with Syracuse, New York-based hobby stores into an expansive ecommerce platform. The company develops applications, data management tools, and technologies beneficial to buyers and sellers in the collectibles industry.

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Related Contacts
Kevin Cooper  Partner New York
Jeff Laretto  Partner New York
Megan Browdie  Partner Washington, DC
Nyron J. Persaud  Partner New York, Chicago
Alexander Lee  Partner Los Angeles – Santa Monica, Los Angeles – Downtown
Lei Shen  Partner Chicago
Ryan Vann  Partner Chicago
Howard Morse  Partner Washington, DC
Tiana Demas  Partner Chicago, New York
David Wittenstein  Senior Counsel Washington, DC
Christine Graham  Special Counsel London, Brussels
Kristin Leavy  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Ryan Montgomery  Special Counsel Boston
Christine Tse  Associate New York
Daniel P. Herrmann  Associate New York
Rubin Waranch  Associate Washington, DC
Terry Kim  Associate New York
Mor Agam  Associate New York
Alex Abelson  Associate New York
Margaret D. Suh  Associate New York
Karun Ahuja  Associate Chicago
Allison Kutner  Associate New York
Savannah Harms  Associate New York
Dov Fiskus  Associate New York
Bryan Berman  Associate Colorado