November 13, 2018 (London) – International law firm Proskauer has advised Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, on its acquisition of a controlling interest in Lucht Probst Associates GmbH ("LPA") which is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.
LPA is a provider of innovative software and advisory services focused on financial services distribution and regulatory compliance solutions, with a specific focus on capital markets and wealth management participants. Motive Partners will support LPA and its founders in accelerating the company's growth, including product development, international expansion and strategic hiring.
Motive Partners is a sector specialist investment firm that is focused on technology enabled companies that power the financial services industry. Based in New York and London and comprised of investors, operators and innovators, Motive Partners brings differentiated expertise, connectivity and capabilities to create long-term value in financial technology companies.
This represents the second deal that Proskauer has advised on for Motive Partners and Neil Cochrane Principal at Motive said: “We are extremely grateful for the expertise Richard and Tom at Proskauer have provided us with on this transaction as well as their wider support as we seek to execute on further financial technology investment opportunities over the coming months.”
Proskauer partner Richard Bull comments: “We’re delighted to have worked with Motive Partners on this transaction and wish them every success with this investment. This transaction is the latest in a series of transactions we’ve worked on in the fintech space over the past year, and we’re pleased to have added value to Motive through our industry expertise and knowledge.”
The Proskauer team was led by London partner Richard Bull alongside associate Tom Wood. They worked closely with SKYE Partners on the German aspects of the transaction.
Watson Farley & Williams served as LPA's legal advisor in connection with the transaction.
More information on Motive Partners can be found at www.motivepartners.com.