Thrive’s Acquisition of Edge Technology Group

Dechert advised Edge Technology Group, and its majority owner, private equity firm Court Square Capital, in the transaction.

Thrive executed the acquisition of Connecticut-based Edge Technology Group.

Edge Technology Group is a sector-focused consultancy, exclusively representing alternative investment managers globally.

Court Square is a middle market private equity firm with one of the most experienced investment teams in the industry.

Thrive is a leading provider of NextGen managed services designed to drive business outcomes through application enablement and optimization.

Canaccord Genuity served as the exclusive financial advisor to Edge. Alliance Bernstein, Morgan Stanley, NXT, Northwestern Mutual and Churchill provided financing for the transaction.

The Dechert team included corporate partners Kenneth Young (Picture), Paul Bennett, Stephen Chan and Christopher Field, and associates Sean Herron, Therese Ang, Zita Chan, Devyn Kurpis, Nicholas Wee, Emad Maghsoudi, David Chan and Chet Eckman; finance partner Lindsay Flora and counsel Elizabeth Le Vay; employee benefits partner Andrew Braid and associate Tabitha Crosier; tax partners Elizabeth Guidi and Edward Lemanowicz, and associate Harris Cornell; intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski, counsel Nathan Smith and associates Stephanie Kwan and  Madeleine White; antitrust partners Clemens York and James Fishkin, counsels Michael Okkonen and Beverly Ang, and associates Thirith von Doehren and Delphine Strohl; labor and employment partner Jeffrey Rubin and associate Jennifer Hill; privacy and cybersecurity partner Karen Neuman and associate Daniel Murdock; environmental partner Abbi Cohen; and real estate special counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas.

Involved fees earner: Therese Ang – Dechert; Beverly Ang – Dechert; Paul Bennett IV – Dechert; Andrew Braid – Dechert; Stephen Chan – Dechert; Zita Chan – Dechert; David Chan – Dechert; Abbi Cohen – Dechert; Harris Cornell – Dechert; Tabitha Crosier – Dechert; Chet Eckman – Dechert; Christopher Field – Dechert; James Fishkin – Dechert; Lindsay Flora – Dechert; Elizabeth Guidi – Dechert; Sean Herron – Dechert; Jennifer Hill – Dechert; Devyn Kurpis – Dechert; Stephanie Kwan – Dechert; Elizabeth Le Vay – Dechert; Edward Lemanowicz – Dechert; Emad Maghsoudi – Dechert; Daniel Murdock – Dechert; Karen Neuman – Dechert; Michael Okkonen – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Thomas Rayski – Dechert; Jeffrey Rubin – Dechert; Nathan Smith – Dechert; Delphine Strohl – Dechert; Thirith von Döhren – Dechert; Nicholas Wee – Dechert; Madeleine White – Dechert; Clemens York von Wartenburg – Dechert; Kenneth Young – Dechert;

Law Firms: Dechert;

Clients: Court Square Capital Partners; Edge Technology Group;