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m law group advises Doughty Hanson in series B financing of MegaZebra


m law group advised Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures in a seven-digit Series B financing round of MegaZebra. Kizoo Technology Ventures, which provided previous financing, also participated, alongside private investor Markus Stolz.

Founded in 2008 and originally operating on a number of social networks, MegaZebra moved to focus on Facebook during 2010. Its games are amongst the most popular in their respective category, such as highly popular Mahjong Trails.

Since its launch, MegaZebra has put great emphasis on high-quality games, genuine virality, and international games.

With the investment, MegaZebra will further fuel its growth, including hiring more talent and continuing to publish high-quality social games. Sitar Teli from Doughty Hanson will join the Board of MegaZebra, together with Matthias Hornberger of Kizoo.

Counsel to Doughty Hanson:
m law group, Munich: Rainer Kreifels (Lead, Corporate), Dr. Florian Anselm (Corporate), Dr. Johannes Maidl (Corporate), Henno Groell (IP), Manfred Schmid (L&E)

Counsel to MegaZebra:
Bird & Bird, Munich: Stefan Münch, Dr. Alexander Franz

Counsel to Müller Ventures:
Luther, Hamburg, Munich: Dr. Jörg Tielmann, Bernhard Warti, Raffaela Hauenstein


Practice Area: Start-up & Venture Capital
Industry: Information and Communication Technology