Global law firm Baker McKenzie served as US and international counsel to Devolver Digital, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based video game publisher and developer, for its initial public offering of common shares on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. Devolver Digital shares now trade on the AIM market under the symbol “DEVO.”
Founded in 2009 to be a developer-friendly, indie publisher of video game titles, Devolver Digital has become the highest-rated indie publisher with an industry-wide reputation built on trust and a diversified portfolio of projects.
The Baker McKenzie team was led by Capital Markets Partners Roger Bivans and Harrison Morris. The US-based Baker McKenzie team also included Intellectual Property lawyers Marcela Robledo, Alysha Preston and Paulina Timmer; Employment lawyers Benjamin Ho and Adeola Olowude; and Compensation lawyers Sinead Kelly and Alexia Noble.
The Baker McKenzie team outside the United States included:
United Kingdom: Ben Saraci, Jacob Turner
The Netherlands: Rebecca Kuijpers-Zimmerman, Tim Alferink, Casper Henschen, Niels Matze, Jot van Suijlen
Poland: Tomasz Krzyzowski, Pawel Jaros
Germany: Sebastian Schwiddessen
"Baker McKenzie's globally diverse team was instrumental in the execution of this successful public offering. The Firm's global presence, combined with its specific knowledge of local markets, was invaluable for our team and something we truly appreciated,” said Harry Miller, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Devolver Digital. “The Baker team seamlessly integrated with me and our legal team to advise in this process,” added Brian Chadwick, General Counsel of Devolver Digital.Baker McKenzie is a transactional powerhouse with over 2,500 deal lawyers and expertise in over 46 countries. We excel in cross-border deals – over 60% of our deals are multi-jurisdictional. We are global and local, combining money-market sophistication with local excellence.