Mergers and Acquisitions

Hard Rock Digital in its acquisition of WGames

Hard Rock Digital
Key Contact
Eric M. Levy

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Team
Matthew T. Oliver

Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Joshua Blatt

Associate, Corporate, Montréal

Melanie Simon

Associate, Employment and Labour, Toronto

Arsalan Ahmed

Associate, Technology, Toronto

Sam Ip

Partner, Technology, Toronto

Manon Thivierge

Partner, Tax, Montréal

 

On December 12, 2023, Hard Rock Digital announced its acquisition of WGames, a leading social mobile gaming company, in connection with the creation of Hard Rock Games, a new business unit focused on the development and management of its free-to-play online and mobile games. Through its acquisition of WGames, Hard Rock will benefit from enhanced in-house technology, as well as operational and development capabilities to accelerate its social gaming growth.

Hard Rock Digital operates in the online sports betting and interactive gaming industries.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Hard Rock Digital on its acquisition of WGames with a team consisting of Eric Levy, Matthew Oliver, Joshua Blatt (Corporate), Manon Thivierge (Tax), Melanie Simon (Employment & Labour) and Sam IP and Arsalan Ahmed (Technology).

Value
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Date Closed
December 12, 2023
Lead Office
Montréal
Key Contact
Eric M. Levy

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Team
Matthew T. Oliver

Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Joshua Blatt

Associate, Corporate, Montréal

Melanie Simon

Associate, Employment and Labour, Toronto

Arsalan Ahmed

Associate, Technology, Toronto

Sam Ip

Partner, Technology, Toronto

Manon Thivierge

Partner, Tax, Montréal