Facebook’s Acquisition of Ready at Dawn


Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP represented Ready at Dawn in the operation.

Facebook continues to add VR developers to its stable of Oculus studios, as the company announced the acquisition of Ready at Dawn Studios. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Developer Ready at Dawn (The Order: 1886, Lone Echo) will now operate under Facebook’s Oculus Studios banner, where it will continue to develop “VR content for gamers.”

As part of the Oculus Studios team, Ready At Dawn will continue creating memorable, immersive, and innovative VR content for gamers around the world as an independently-operated studio.

Ready At Dawn is a veteran game developer, having shipped games to multiple platforms in the past, and a VR pioneer.

The Sheppard Mullin team was led by partner Stephanie Zeppa (Picture) and included partners Rachel Hudson, James Gatto, Keith Gercken, Michael Chan, and Jennifer Redmond; special counsel Malika Levarlet; and associates Daniel Belzer, Robert Kay and Omar Hashim.

Involved fees earner: Daniel Belzer – Sheppard Mullin; Michael Chan – Sheppard Mullin; James Gatto – Sheppard Mullin; Keith Gercken – Sheppard Mullin; Omar Hashim – Sheppard Mullin; Robert Kay – Sheppard Mullin; Malika Levarlet – Sheppard Mullin; Jennifer Redmond – Sheppard Mullin; Rachel Tarko Hudson – Sheppard Mullin; Stephanie Zeppa – Sheppard Mullin;

Law Firms: Sheppard Mullin;

Clients: Ready at Dawn;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti