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Latham & Watkins Advises A Cloud Guru in Sale to Pluralsight

June 2, 2021
A multidisciplinary deal team advises the cloud skills development platform in the transaction.

Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire A Cloud Guru (ACG), a leading cloud skills development platform. The acquisition is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions and follows Vista Equity Partners’ recent acquisition of Pluralsight.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents A Cloud Guru in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Boston partners Hans Brigham and Nate Amory, with assistance from Boston partners John Chory and Evan Smith and Boston associates Laki Triantafylidis, Peter Prial, Martha Anderson, and Henry Adrian van Seventer. Advice was also provided on intellectual property matters by Boston partner Sarah Gagan, with Boston associate Deborah Hinck; on tax matters by Bay Area partner Grace Lee and London partner Karl Mah, with Boston associate Jeremiah Cowen and London associate Michael McGowan; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Dave Della Rocca, Chicago partner Robin Struve, and London partner Sarah Gadd, with Chicago associates Leah Segall and Samantha Voutyras; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partners Amanda Reeves and Ian Conner, Brussels partner Hector Armengod, and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English, with Washington, D.C. associate Andrew Molina, Brussels associates Maria Loudjeva and Ben Isaacs, and Frankfurt associate Sebastian Sohn; and on finance matters by New York partner Scott Ollivierre, with New York associate Lena Dunn.