Weil advises Apax Digital on investment in Price f(x)

Photo: Dr. Kamyar Abrar, Corpo­rate Part­ner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges Frank­furt am Main
14. July 2020

Frank­furt a. M./ Munich — Apax Digi­tal, the growth capi­tal arm of London-based finan­cial inves­tor Apax Part­ners has inves­ted in Price f(x) AG (“Pricefx”). As part of the Series C finan­cing round, Pricefx recei­ved addi­tio­nal capi­tal of USD 65 million. The company has thus raised around USD 130 million in capi­tal to date. The finan­cing round was led by Apax Digi­tal with parti­ci­pa­tion from legacy inves­tors. The Frank­furt and Munich offices of the inter­na­tio­nal law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advi­sed Apax Digi­tal on this transaction.

Foun­ded in 2011 in Pfaf­fen­ho­fen a.d. Glonn and opera­ting globally in five loca­ti­ons, Pricefx is a global leader in cloud-based pricing models as “Soft­ware as a Service” and offers a compre­hen­sive range of solu­ti­ons. Pricefx will use the funding to expand and soli­dify its leading global market posi­tion as a cloud soft­ware plat­form, as well as to acce­le­rate product inno­va­tion, expand its part­ner network and explore stra­te­gic acquisitions.

Advi­sor Apax Digi­tal: Weil Gotshal & Manges
The Weil tran­sac­tion team was led by Fran­k­­furt-based Corpo­rate Part­ner Dr. Kamyar Abrar (photo) and was supported by asso­cia­tes Thomas Weise, Aurel Hille, Stef­fen Giolda (all Corpo­rate, Frank­furt), Mareike Pfeif­fer (Labor Law, Frank­furt), Alisa Preis­sler (Tax, Frank­furt), Dr. Barbara Sand­fuchs (IP/IT, Munich) and para­le­gal Kris­tina Thiel (Labor Law, Frankfurt).

Advi­sor Price (fx): Shear­man & Sterling
Part­ner Dr. Alfred Koss­mann, Coun­sel Annette Petow and Asso­cia­tes Dr. Aliresa Fatemi, Sven Opper­mann and Denise Tayler (all Frank­furt M&A) and Part­ners Michael Dorf (San Francisco/Menlo Park M&A) and Larry Crouch (San Francisco/Menlo Park Tax).

About WEIL
Weil, Gotshal & Manges is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with more than 1,100 lawy­ers, inclu­ding appro­xi­m­ately 300 part­ners. Weil is head­quar­te­red in New York and has offices in Boston, Dallas, Frank­furt, Hong Kong, Hous­ton, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Prince­ton, Shang­hai, Sili­con Valley and Washing­ton D.C.

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