Latham & Watkins Advises on Financing to Support Audax Private Equity’s Strategic Growth Investment in BlueCat Networks
Audax Private Equity announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to make a strategic growth investment in BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of mission-critical, infrastructure software. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Latham & Watkins LLP represented Carlyle Global Credit as joint lead arranger on senior credit facilities to support the transaction with a finance team led by New York partners Stelios Saffos, Peter Sluka, and Nicole Fanjul and New York counsel Clever Gallegos, with associates Christian DeSimone and Andrea Olaya Gomez. Advice was also provided on M&A matters by Chicago partner Zachary Judd, with associates Ben Winnett and Ryan Hudson; on tax matters by New York partner Jocelyn Noll, with associate Madeline Hong; on intellectual property matters by New York partners Jeffrey Tochner and Steven Betensky and New York counsel Carrie Girgenti, with associate Pelin Serpin; on privacy and cyber security matters by Washington, D.C. partner Clayton Northouse, with associate Jimmy Smith; on uniform commercial code matters by New York counsel Brian Rock; on export controls and sanctions matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Andrew Galdes; on litigation and trial matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Dean Baxtresser; and on finance matters by Houston counsel Bryce Kaufman, with associates Hana Nah and Ana Núñez Cárdenas.