August 31, 2021
Latham & Watkins advised Nexters Global
Limited, a Cyprus-based mobile & social game developer and publisher, on
the consummation of its previously announced business combination with Kismet
Acquisition One Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, resulting in
Nexters becoming a publicly-listed company. Shares of the newly formed British
Virgin Islands parent company, Nexters Inc., began trading on the Nasdaq Global
Market on August 27, 2021 under a new GDEV ticker.
The Latham team was led by Moscow capital
markets partner David Stewart and Frankfurt counsel Yoseph Choi, with associate
Jessica Burke. Advice was also provided on cross-border securities law matters
by Houston partner Ryan Maierson and Washington, D.C. partner Paul Dudek; on
sanctions matter by Washington, D.C. partner Les Carnegie; on tax matters by
New York partner Jiyeon Lee-Lim with associate Shruti Hazra; on compliance
matters by Washington, D.C. partner J. Christian Word; and on public company
representation matters by New York counsel Emily Corbi.