Sheppard Mullin Represents JAMDAT Mobile in $102 Million IPO
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP announced today that it represented JAMDAT Mobile Inc. in its initial public offering. JAMDAT is a global publisher of wireless entertainment applications, including games, ring tones, images and other content.
The transaction, which closed October 4, was made through an underwriting syndicate led by Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch Co. and UBS Investment Bank. Of the 6,382,500 shares, including 832,500 shares subject to the underwriters' over-allotment option of common stock sold at a price of $16.00 per share, the company sold 4,390,781 shares and selling stockholders sold 1,991,719 shares. Total net proceeds to JAMDAT, less offering costs and underwriting discounts, were $65.3 million.
The transaction was led by Sheppard Mullin Corporate partners Tom Hopkins and Linda Michaelson , with partners John Bonn, Peter Menard, Dave Paik, Jim Brueggemann, Kim McDaniel, Kate O'Brien, and associates Charles Kaufman, Matt Scheflen, Ian Smith, Erin Chrislock, John Lee, Rebekah Prince, and Steve Mullins.
"JAMDAT's IPO is one of only four IPOs this year to price above its expected range. We are thrilled to be involved in such a successful offering," said Hopkins.
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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 425 attorneys in nine offices located throughout California and in New York and Washington, D.C. The firm's California offices are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Century City, Orange County, Del Mar Heights and San Diego. Sheppard Mullin provides legal expertise and counsel to U.S. and international clients in a wide range of practice areas, including Antitrust, Corporate and Securities; Entertainment and Media; Finance and Bankruptcy; Government Contracts; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Real Estate/Land Use; and Tax, Employee Benefits, Trusts and Estate Planning. The firm was founded in 1927.