Norton Rose Fulbright advises zeuz on sale to Improbable
Munich/ London — Norton Rose Fulbrighthas advised the founding shareholders of Munich-based multiplayer technology startup zeuz on the sale of their company to Improbable Worlds Limited.
The Bavarian startup was founded in 2017 by Manuel Karg, Markus Schneider, Sebastian Reckzeh and Roberto Omezzolli and currently employs 30 people. zeuz’s container-based approach to hosting and server orchestration provides game developers with cost-effective and efficient solutions, as well as flexibility and scalability without back-end issues. As part of Improbable, zeuz will expand its cost-effective hybrid cloud infrastructure to address new markets and integrate its offering with Improbable’s networking, co-development and game development businesses.
Improbable is a multinational technology company headquartered in London that makes distributed simulation software for video games and enterprise applications. Recently, the company has grown strongly through several acquisitions and also maintains its own studios in Canada, the USA and the UK. The core product is the multiplayer tool SpatialOS.
The Norton Rose Fulbright was led by Munich partner Sebastian Frech (Corporate/M&A) and also included partners David Marshall (London), Dr. Tim Schaper (Antitrust), Dr. Uwe Eppler (Tax, both Hamburg) and Matthew Findley (Employee Benefits, London), counsels Dr. Nicolas Daamen (Corporate/M&A) and Dr. Frank Bayer (Tax), associates Sebastian Eisenhut, Sebastian Köster, Thomas Widdows, Greg Branagan and Julia Gallinger, and transaction specialist Tobias Grans.