Partners Group’s Acquisition of Version 1

In UK Clifford Chance, advised on the matter.

Clifford Chance advised Partners Group with a team including Charlotte Madden (Picture – Corporate M&A), Jonny Myers (Corporate M&A).

Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, acting on behalf of its clients, acquired Version 1 (or “the Company”), one of the leading digital transformation services providers in the UK and Ireland, from Volpi Capital and management. Headquartered in Dublin, Version 1 works with private and public sector clients on complex digital transformation programs. The Company’s services include application modernization, cloud migration services, and cloud-native software engineering, which involves the development of applications in the cloud.

Version 1 has around 450 clients, including blue-chip companies and central government departments, and 2,100 employees across offices in Ireland, UK, India, and Spain. In the last ten years, the Company has successfully integrated 13 add-on acquisitions that have expanded its service portfolio and geographic coverage.

The Clifford Chance team was led by London-based Partners Charlotte Madden (Picture) and Jonny Myers, supported by Senior Associate James McMillan and Associates Georgia Demeure and Henry Everett and trainee Francis Tang.

Involved fees earner: Georgia Demeure – Clifford Chance; Henry Everett – Clifford Chance; Charlotte Madden – Clifford Chance; Jonny Myers – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Partners Group;

Author: Giulia Di Palma