Uken Games

Uken Games in the sale of Bingo Pop to Jam City

Client

Uken Studios, Inc.

Value

-

Service

Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

November 2018

Lead Office

Toronto


On November 28, 2018, Jam City, a leader in mobile entertainment, announced its acquisition of Bingo Pop, one of the top bingo mobile games worldwide, from Uken Studios, Inc. (Uken Games). The Bingo Pop team has joined Jam City and will continue to manage game operations from Jam City’s new Toronto studio.

This acquisition continues Jam City’s rapid global expansion and provides Jam City with access to leading creative talent in Toronto, one of the fastest growing and most exciting tech markets in the world.

Uken Games is a game studio based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It focuses on cross platform social and mobile games for iOS and Android. In 2011, the company was the recipient of the Digi Award for Canada’s Most Promising New Digital Company.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Uken Games with a team consisting of Chad Bayne, Justin Dharamdial, Jeremy Lin, Sahil Chopra (Corporate), Shari Cohen (Employment), Matthew Ritchie (Real Estate) and Dov Begun (Tax).


Team
Chad Bayne

Chad Bayne

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Justin Dharamdial

Justin Dharamdial

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Sahil Chopra

Sahil Chopra

Associate, Corporate

Shari Cohen

Shari Cohen

Associate, Employment & Labour

Matthew Ritchie

Matthew Ritchie

Associate, Real Estate

Dov  Begun

Dov Begun

Partner, Taxation