Allen & Overy has advised Epic Games on the acquisition of Capturing Reality from its founders.
According to Allen & Overy, “Capturing Reality is developing a photogrammetry software tool - RealityCapture, currently the fastest solution on the market, enabling automatic creation of virtual reality scenes, textured 3D meshes, orthographic projections, geo-referenced maps and much more from images and/or laser scans.”
Epic is an interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine.
Allen & Overy’s team in Bratislava was led by Senior Associate Tomas Bury and included Managing Partner Martin Magal, Counsel Katarina Matulnikova, Senior Associate Zuzana Cich Hecko, and Lawyers Lukas Lomencik and Michaela Nemethova.
Allen & Overy did not reply to our inquiry on the deal.