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Latham & Watkins Advises Umbrage in Acquisition by Bain & Company

February 1, 2023
A multidisciplinary deal team represented the crafts-based digital studio.

Bain & Company has announced its acquisition of Umbrage, a Houston-based digital product studio that partners with its clients to design, develop, and scale world-class software solutions. Following completion of the deal with Bain, Umbrage will continue to operate independently as a branded service line associated with Bain Innovation & Design.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Umbrage in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Houston partner James Garrett, with Washington, D.C. associate Catie English and Austin associate Soheil Ebadat. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Houston partner Jim Cole, with Austin associate Andrea Herman; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum and Houston counsel Krisa Benskin; on data privacy matters by Houston counsel Robert Brown; and on anti-corruption matters by London partner Nathan Seltzer.