Cooley Advises Zynga in its Initial Public Offering
San Francisco, Calif. — Dec. 16, 2011 — Cooley LLP is pleased to announce it advised Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) in its initial public offering of common stock.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are the joint bookrunning managers and representatives of the underwriters for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are also joint bookrunning managers, and Allen & Company LLC is a senior co-manager for the offering.
Cooley's business department chair Eric Jensen and partner Kenn Guernsey led the core team advising Zynga, which included partners John McKenna, David Peinsipp and Peter Werner.
Zynga Inc. is the world's largest social game developer with more than 227 million monthly active users playing their games which include CityVille, FarmVille, Words With Friends, CastleVille, Zynga Poker, Empires & Allies, Indiana Jones™ Adventure World, The Pioneer Trail, Mafia Wars and Cafe World. Zynga Inc. games are available on a number of global platforms including Facebook, Google+, Tencent, iOS, and Android devices. Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $10 million for world social causes. Zynga Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or www.zynga.org.
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