Otonomo Technologies’ Acquisition of Neura

Jones Day advised Neura on the deal, while Latham & Watkins and Gross & Co. represented Otonomo.

Otonomo Technologies Ltd. (Otonomo), a leading provider of a pioneering vehicle data platform and marketplace, has acquired Neura, Inc, a leader in AI-powered Mobility Intelligence.

Otonomo acquired 100% of Neura outstanding equity interests. Otonomo expects this acquisition to expedite Otonomo’s growth and to contribute positively to Otonomo’s revenue moving forward.

Otonomo’s newly expanded mobility intelligence platform will leverage Neura’s advanced analytics powered by patented Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies, and diverse multi-layered data. 

The Jones Day team was led by David Sikes (Picture).

Latham & Watkins represented Otonomo in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Houston partners Ryan Maierson and John Greer, and London partner Josh Kiernan, with Houston associates Ryan Lynch, Clayton Heery, and Jessica Sherman. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partner Nicholas DeNovio, with Century City associate Abigail Friedman; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Jason Cruise and Washington, D.C. counsel Joseph Simei; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum, with Washington, D.C. associate Courtney Thomson; and on intellectual property matters by Bay Area partner Michelle Gross.

The Gross & Co. team was led by Amir Raz, Lev Gaft, Na’ama Leibovitch Cohen, Gal Barak and Meitar Bilu, as well as Ella Tevet, Maayan Pogozelits-Lasri, Guy Gershon, Shani Rosenfeld-Levi, Shay Fahima, Evan Schendler, Joseph Sternthal, Gilad Zabag.

Involved fees earner: Gal Barak – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Meitar Bilu – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Shay Fahima – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Lev Gaft – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Guy Gershon – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Na’ama Leibovitch Cohen – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Maayan Pogozelits Lasri – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Amir Raz – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Shani Rosenfeld Levy – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Joseph Sternthal – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Ella Tevet – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Gilad Zabag – Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; David Sikes – Jones Day; Jason Cruise – Latham & Watkins; Nicholas DeNovio – Latham & Watkins; Abigail Friedman – Latham & Watkins; John Greer – Latham & Watkins; Clayton Heery – Latham & Watkins; Adam Kestenbaum – Latham & Watkins; Josh Kiernan – Latham & Watkins; Ryan Lynch – Latham & Watkins; Ryan Maierson – Latham & Watkins; Michelle Gross – Latham & Watkins; Jessica Sherman – Latham & Watkins; Joseph Simei – Latham & Watkins; Courtney Thomson – Latham & Watkins; Evan Schendler – Yigal Arnon & Co;

Law Firms: Gross Kleinhendler Hodak Halevy Greenberg Shenhav & Co; Jones Day; Latham & Watkins; Yigal Arnon & Co;

Clients: Neura; Otonomo Technologies Ltd.;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini