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Latham & Watkins Advises Riot Games In Acquisition of Hypixel Studios, Developer of Upcoming Block Game Hytale

April 16, 2020
A Los Angeles led team represented the game developer and publisher in the transaction

Riot Games, the game developer and publisher best known for League of Legends, announced it has completed its acquisition of Hypixel Studios. This acquisition represents the expansion of a long-standing relationship, with Hypixel Studios gaining access to Riot Games’ experience in developing and publishing acclaimed, player-focused games. 

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Riot Games in the transaction with a corporate team led by Los Angeles partner Alex Voxman with associates Alexandra McArthur and Eduard Grigoryan. Advice was also provided on intellectual property and technology transactions matters by Los Angeles partner Ghaith Mahmood with associate Natasha Phillips; on benefits matters by Los Angeles partner Larry Seymour and San Francisco partner Julie Crisp with associate Mary Alice DiPietro; and on tax matters by San Francisco partner Grace Lee with associate Jessica Chen.