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Latham & Watkins Advises Hg on Sale of Transporeon

December 14, 2022

Transaction represents one of Germany's largest private equity deals in the second half of 2022 with a value of €1.88 billion.

Latham & Watkins has advised Hg, a leading software and services investor on the sale of Transporeon, a leading cloud-based transportation management software platform, to Trimble in a transaction valuing the business at an enterprise value of €1.88 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2023, subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals. 

Latham regularly advises Hg on key transactions, including most recently on the sale of MEDIFOX DAN to ResMed. 

The Latham team was led by Frankfurt partners Oliver Felsenstein and Maximilian Platzer, with Munich associate Corinna Freudenmacher and Frankfurt associates Michele Maurice Stephan, and Lennart Werbeck. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Munich partner Stefan Süß; on corporate/IP matters by Frankfurt partner Susan Kempe-Müller, with associate Pia Sösemann; on antitrust matters by Frankfurt partner Max Hauser and Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto, with Frankfurt associate Judith Jacop and Hamburg associate Nicolas Jung; on securities class matters by Washington, D.C. partner Joel Trotter with counsel Jonathan Drory; on finance matters by Frankfurt associate Anastasia Dressler; on data privacy matters by Frankfurt associates Wolf-Tassilo Böhm and Jonas Kraus; on litigation matters by Munich partner Anne Löhner, with Frankfurt associate Viviane Opitz, on regulatory matters by Frankfurt counsel Joachim Grittmann; on compliance matters by Hamburg counsel Stefan Bartz and Washington, D.C. counsel Andrew Galdes, with associate Allison Hugi; on employment matters by Munich counsel Florian Dehmel, with associate Martina Hölzer; and on ESG matters by London partner Paul Davies, with counsel Michael Green. 

Advice was also provided on IP matters by Bartosz Kuraś and Monika A. Górska of Wardynski & Partners in Poland.