White & Case LLP has advised Nordic Capital on the deal, while DLA Piper has advised BearingPoint.
Nordic Capital signed the agreement with management and technology consulting firm BearingPoint to acquire BearingPoint RegTech (RegTech).
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor with a focus on selected regions and sectors, including healthcare, technology & payments, financial services, and selectively, industrial and business services. It has invested over €15 billion since its inception in 1989 and has local advisory offices in Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Norway, the UK and the US.
Founded over 25 years ago, RegTech is a leading European provider of unique software solutions across the regulatory value chain. It is a market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with over 6,000 customers including banks, insurance companies, supervisory authorities and financial services signed. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, RegTech operates 17 offices across ten countries with a total workforce of approximately 630 employees and is expected to generate revenues of close to €100 million in 2020.
BearingPoint is a globally leading independent management and technology consultancy with a consulting network of more than 10,000 people that supports clients in over 70 countries.
The White & Case team which advised Nordic Capital on the transaction was led by partner Stefan Koch (Frankfurt; Picture) and included local partner Tomislav Vrabec, partners Carola Glasauer, Jost Kotthoff and Bodo Bender (all Frankfurt) and Axel Schulz (Brussels), local partners Sebastian Pitz (Frankfurt) and Sebastian Stuetze (Hamburg) and associates Hugo Schwarz Leite, Marco Stephan, Paul Kohlhaas, Christian Sperling, Mathias Bogusch and Anna Dold (all Frankfurt), Jonas Lagerroos (Stockholm) and Louisa Maier-Witt (Hamburg).
The DLA Piper team advising BearingPoint was led by partner Dr Thomas Schmuck assisted by senior associate Dr Christian Marzlin. The wider team included partners Andreas Füchsel (all Corporate/M&A), Dr Marie-Theres Rämer (Tax, all Frankfurt), Jan Pohle (IPT), Prof Dr Ludger Giesberts (Lit&Reg, both Cologne) and Semin O, counsel Sergej Bräuer (both Antitrust, Frankfurt), Dr Thilo Streit (Lit&Reg) and Dr Thorsten Ammann (IPT, both Cologne), senior associates Niklas Mangels, Philipp Groll (both Corporate/M&A), Miray Kavruk (all Frankfurt) and France Vehar (Cologne, both IPT) as well as associates Philipp Meyer (Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt ) and Andreas Rüdiger (IPT, Cologne). DLA Piper teams from the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Romania also provided advice on the transaction.
The BearingPoint in-house legal team was led by Dr Andreas Schöpperle (Group General Counsel) and Rainer Schöner (Senior Counsel). The M&A team in BearingPoint’s Capital business unit, under the leadership of Patrick Palmgren, managed the transaction together with Andreas Flach (BearingPoint Chief Financial Officer).
Involved fees earner: Thorsten Ammann – DLA Piper; Sergej Bräuer – DLA Piper; Andreas Füchsel – DLA Piper; Ludger Giesberts – DLA Piper; Philipp Groll – DLA Piper; Miray Kavruk – DLA Piper; Niklas Mangels – DLA Piper; Christian Marzlin – DLA Piper; Philipp Meyer – DLA Piper; Semin O – DLA Piper; Jan Pohle – DLA Piper; Marie-Théres Rämer – DLA Piper; Andreas Rüdiger – DLA Piper; Thomas Schmuck – DLA Piper; Thilo Streit – DLA Piper; France Vehar – DLA Piper; Bodo Bender – White & Case; Mathias Bogusch – White & Case; Anna Dold – White & Case; Carola Glasauer – White & Case; Stefan Koch – White & Case; Paul Kohlhaas – White & Case; Jost Kotthoff – White & Case; Jonas Lagerroos – White & Case; Louisa Arlette Maier-Witt – White & Case; Sebastian Pitz – White & Case; Axel Schulz – White & Case; Hugo Schwarz Leite – White & Case; Christian Sperling – White & Case; Marco Stephan – White & Case; Sebastian Stütze – White & Case; Tomislav Vrabec – White & Case;