Proskauer advised shareholders of Quentic GmbH on the deal. Willkie Farr & Gallagher advised Insight Partners. Sidley represented Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. Taylor Wessing advised Advanced Manufacturing Control Systems.
AMCS executed the acquisition of Quentic GmbH, which is currently backed by One Peak Partners, Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, HTGF and the founders and management.
Quentic is a German-headquartered Software-as-a-Service for EHSQ and ESG management business in Europe and AMCS is a leading global supplier of integrated cloud-based software and vehicle technology for the environmental, utilities, waste, recycling, and resource industries.
The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the coming weeks.
With this acquisition AMCS significantly broadens their expertise globally in the environmental services industry. Quentic’s management team will continue to shape both the brand’s and company’s future as a global market leader for environmental, health, safety and quality management software and services together with AMCS.
Insight Partners is a global software investor partnering with high-growth technology, software, and Internet startup and ScaleUp companies.
The Proskauer team was led by partner Richard Bull (Picture) and included associates Matt Clift, Jack Morant and Eleanor Craven (M&A) and consultant Paul Hughes (Competition and Anti-Trust). German law firms Vogel Heerma Waitz and Altenburg supported Proskauer on German law aspects of the transaction.
The Willkie team was led by partners Morgan Elwyn and Philip Coletto and included partner Miriam Steets and associates Daniel Mulligan and Aurel Hille.
The Sidley Austin team was led by Mehdi Khodadad, Matthew Stoker, Nicolai Schwarz-Gondek, Adam Runcorn, Arie Van Wijngaarden, Andrew N. Cebula, Rachel Kleinberg, Jason Menzies, Jonathan Westreich, Karen Kazmerzak, Elizabeth Chen and Jamie Sadler.
The Taylor Wessing team included Dr. Peter Hellich (Partner, Lead), Dr. Daniel Schrembs (Salary Partner), Nora Safa, Alicia Müller (both Associate), all Corporate/M&A, Dr. Marco Hartmann-Rüppel (Partner), Lara Skotki (Associate), both Competition, EU & Trade, Dr. Michael Kieffer (Partner), Michael Wietzorek (Associate), both Commercial & Customer Contracts, Marc André Gimmy (Partner), Janine Krupa-Soltane (Salary Partner), Dr. Klara Pototzky (Senior Associate), Annika Meyer (Associate), all Employment, Pensions & Mobility, Dr. Jonathan Alexander Kropp (Salary Partner), Dr. Tim Jonathan Schwarz (Salary Partner), both IP, IT & Data Protection and Theresa Haßlberger (Senior Associate), Yanick Sambulski (Associate Corporate/M&A), all Germany; Ed Waldron, Bryce Bartlett (both Partner, Private Equity), Kate Armstrong (Senior Associate, Commercial Tech & Data), Anna Taylor (Partner), Georgina Wardrop (Senior Associate), Mitchell Roberts (Associate), all Employment, Mobility & Pensions, Emma Oakley (Partner, Real Estate), Graham Samuel-Gibbon (Partner), Michael Akpomiemie (Associate), both Tax & Incentives, all UK; Partner Selma Baouch and Thijs van der Vegt (Associate), both Corporate/M&A, all Netherlands; Philip Hoflehner (Partner), Allan Hahn (Senior Associate) and Bence Töro (Associate) all Corporate/M&A, all Austria; Nicolas de Witt (Partner) and Grâce M’Vunda (Associate), both Corporate/M&A and France.
Involved fees earner: Richard Bull – Proskauer Rose; Matt Clift – Proskauer Rose; Eleanor Craven – Proskauer Rose; Paul Hughes – Proskauer Rose; Jack Morant – Proskauer Rose; Andrew Cebula – Sidley Austin LLP; Elizabeth Chen – Sidley Austin LLP; Karen Kazmerzak – Sidley Austin LLP; Mehdi Khodadad – Sidley Austin LLP; Rachel D. Kleinberg – Sidley Austin LLP; Jason Menzies – Sidley Austin LLP; Adam Runcorn – Sidley Austin LLP; Jamie Sadler – Sidley Austin LLP; Nicolai Schwarz-Gondek – Sidley Austin LLP; Matthew Stoker – Sidley Austin LLP; Arie Van Wijngaarden – Sidley Austin LLP; Jonathan Westreich – Sidley Austin LLP; Michael Akpomiemie – Taylor Wessing; Kate Armstrong – Taylor Wessing; Selma Baouch – Taylor Wessing; Nicolas de Witt – Taylor Wessing; Marc André Gimmy – Taylor Wessing; Allan Hahn – Taylor Wessing; Marco Hartmann-Rüppel – Taylor Wessing; Theresa Haßlberger – Taylor Wessing; Peter Hellich – Taylor Wessing; Philip Hoflehner – Taylor Wessing; Michael Kieffer – Taylor Wessing; Jonathan Alexander Kropp – Taylor Wessing; Janine Krupa-Soltane – Taylor Wessing; Grâce M’Vunda – Taylor Wessing; Annika Meyer – Taylor Wessing; Alicia Müller – Taylor Wessing; Emma Oakley – Taylor Wessing; Klara Pototzky – Taylor Wessing; Mitchell Roberts – Taylor Wessing; Nora Safa – Taylor Wessing; Yanick Sambulski – Taylor Wessing; Graham Samuel-Gibbon – Taylor Wessing; Daniel Schrembs – Taylor Wessing; Tim Schwarz – Taylor Wessing; Lara Skotki – Taylor Wessing; Anna Taylor – Taylor Wessing; Bence Tör? – Taylor Wessing; Thijs van der Vegt – Taylor Wessing; Edward Waldron – Taylor Wessing; Georgina Wardrop – Taylor Wessing; Michael Wietzorek – Taylor Wessing; Philip Coletto – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Morgan Elwyn – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Aurel Hille – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Daniel Mulligan – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Miriam Steets – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;