WEIL advises Apax Digital on investment in Signavio

Cate­gory: Private Equity
12. July 2019

Berlin, London, Frank­furt a. Main, Munich — Signa­vio recei­ved EUR 157 million (USD 177 million) in a Series B finan­cing round for further global expan­sion. The finan­cing round led by Apax Digi­tal, the growth capi­tal arm of London-based finan­cial inves­tor Apax Part­ners, also included Deut­sche Tele­kom Capi­tal Part­ners (DTCP) and Summit Part­ners. The Frank­furt and Munich offices of inter­na­tio­nal law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advi­sed Apax Digi­tal on its invest­ment in SaaS provi­der Signavio.

Signa­vio, which was valued at EUR 350 million in the finan­cing round, is a leading provi­der of cloud-based process mode­ling and manage­ment systems. The company is head­quar­te­red in Berlin and opera­tes at a total of nine loca­ti­ons worldwide.

Advi­sor Apax Digi­tal: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
The Weil tran­sac­tion team was led by Fran­k­­furt-based Corpo­rate Part­ner Dr. Kamyar Abrarin this tran­sac­tion. and was supported by Tax Part­ner Ludger Kempf (Frank­furt) and Asso­cia­tes Sebas­tian Bren­ner, Thomas Weise, Aurel Hille, Stef­fen Giolda (all Corpo­rate, Frank­furt), Mareike Pfeif­fer (Labor Law, Frank­furt), Alisa Preis­sler (Tax, Frank­furt), Dr. Konstan­tin Hoppe, Dr. Barbara Sand­fuchs (IP/IT, Munich), Dr. Sandra Kühn (Liti­ga­tion, Munich) and Para­le­gals Sandra Maurer (Corpo­rate, Munich) and Kris­tina Thiel (Labor Law, Frank­furt). Weil’s U.S. attor­neys also served: part­ners Kevin Sulli­van (Corpo­rate, Boston) and Ted Posner (Liti­ga­tion, Washing­ton, DC) and asso­ciate Anthony Cahill (Corpo­rate, Boston).

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