Monday 26 November 2018
Law firms Maddocks and Osborne Clarke have advised global toy company Moose Toys on its acquisition of UK toy company Worlds Apart.
Under the deal, Moose Toys acquired all of Worlds Apart’s assets and brands, which include the Scruff-a-Luv, Ready Beds and Kid Active brands.
Moose Toys, an Australian company, is the creator of popular toy brands Shopkins, Little Live Pets, Pikmi Pops, Happy Places, The Grossery Gang and Mighty Beanz, and has recently announced its collaboration with Epic Games for the release of the Fortnite Battle Royale Collection.
Teams from Maddocks and Osborne Clarke worked in close collaboration with each other, the business and its other advisers Grant Thornton and KPMG to help deliver the transaction.
The Maddocks team was led by partner Damien Wurzel, senior associate Steven Tang and lawyer Jack Coventry. The Osborne Clarke team was led by partner Simon Spooner, senior associates Alice Naylor and Gareth Glendenning and trainee solicitor Amy Moylett.
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