GKC Partners has advised Zynga subsidiary Rollic Games on its acquisition of Turkish mobile game studios Creasaur Entertainment, Zerosum Games, and Forgerhero. Ilker & Colak advised Forgerhero on the deal. Tevetoglu and the Juris Law Firm reportedly advised Zerosum and Creasaur, respectively.
According to Zynga, "all three studios have previously published games with Rollic and will continue to develop original mobile titles in-house under the Rollic umbrella."
Founded in 2007, Zynga offers interactive entertainment and mobile gaming.
"These studios create visually captivating, mind-teasing titles and we are excited to bring their creativity and technical skills into the Rollic family," Rollic co-founder Burak Vardal commented. "These acquisitions further our strategy of expanding our in-house network of innovative developers to support live services with ongoing creative updates, while also adding to our portfolio of inventive games."
GKC Partners has previously advised Zynga on its acquisitions of Peak (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on June 3, 2020) and Rollic (as reported on August 12, 2020), as well as on Rollic's acquisition of Uncosoft Yazilim (as reported on May 18, 2021).
The GKC Partners team consisted of Partner Emre Ozsar, Counsels Sezin Elcin Cengiz and Hakan Eraslan, Associates Asli Gulum, Selin Kaledelen, Emrehan Mermer, and Lidya Ercan, and Intern Efe Soysal.
The Ilker & Colak team included Partners Alp Ilker and Halil Colak.