LONDON, July 26, 2023 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, announced today that it advised With Intelligence on the majority investment into the company by Motive Partners, a specialist private equity firm focused on financial technology.
The investment will support the company’s next phase of growth and accelerate the development of With Intelligence’s data and analytics platform and penetration of new asset classes. The transaction is expected to close in August 2023.
Founded in 1998, With Intelligence is a leading provider of data, intelligence and connectivity to the global asset management industry, with an integrated product suite of data, insights and events covering hedge funds, private credit, private equity, real estate and traditional asset management.
The Proskauer team was led by partners Liam Arthur and Andrew Wingfield (M&A) and Faisal Ramzan (Private Credit). The team also included associates Dave Hill, Jack Morant, Conor Quane, Nick Wardle and Antony Vitanov (M&A); partner Barry Newman, Phil Anscombe, Emily Carling, Antonia George, Shameelah Khan (Finance); partner Oliver Howley (TMT); partner Vikki McKay and associate Benjamin Peacock (Real Estate); partner Mary Wilks (Antitrust); partner Stephen Pevsner and associate David Ward (Tax); partner Rob Sutton and special regulatory counsel Amar Unadkat (Regulatory); special international labor, employment & data protection counsel Kelly McMullon and special international labor and employment counsel Nicola Bartholomew.
Proskauer served as main legal advisor to With Intelligence and assisted in structuring and negotiating the transaction. This transaction adds to the list of private equity-backed M&A transactional work undertaken by Proskauer in the data analytics and fintech spaces.
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