JAMDAT Mobile Acquires Jeux Hexacto Assets

Los Angeles, California-based JAMDAT Mobile Inc., a provider of wireless entertainment, indirectly acquired the assets of Jeux Hexacto Inc., a provider of Palm and Pocket PC and next-generation 3G phone platforms games. The deal closed on July 3, 2003 and its value is confidential. As a result of the acquisition, JAMDAT will add Hexacto’s entire library of original and branded titles to its slate, integrate Hexacto’s Montreal-based development team into its publishing business and broaden its leadership to additional mobile entertainment platforms.

JAMDAT Mobile was represented in-house by Craig Gatarz, chief operating officer and general counsel; assisted in Canada, by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team that included John Leopold, Jean Farley and Jason Streicher (corporate), Derek Chiasson (tax) and Patrick Essiminy (labour); and in the U.S., by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP with a team that included Tom Hopkins, John Bonn and Ian Smith.

Jeux Hexacto was represented by Lafortune Leduc, G.P. in Montreal, with a team that included Daniel Lafortune, Marise Viger and Geneviève Desroches Caron.