Latham & Watkins advised global investment firm Carlyle on a majority investment in GBTEC Software AG and affiliates (GBTEC). GBTEC is a leading provider of business process management (BPM) and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software. GBTEC’s founder and CEO Gregor Greinke will remain CEO and the largest private shareholder of GBTEC.
The Latham team was led by Frankfurt corporate partners Sebastian Pauls and Susanne Decker with Madrid partner Jordi Dominguez and Frankfurt associates Andreas Holzgreve, Sönke Bock, Annika Bilics, and Lennart Werbeck, Düsseldorf associates Nikolaus Becker and Jan Gocha, and Madrid associates Carmen Esteban, Juan Rodríguez, María Goñi, and Marta Portuondo. Advice was also provided on corporate/IP matters by Frankfurt partner Susan Kempe-Müller with associate Daniela Jaeger; on tax matters by Munich partners Stefan Süß with associate Julia Wenzel; on compliance matters by Hamburg counsel Stefan Bartz; on FDI and antitrust matters by Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto with associate Nicolas Jung; on regulatory matters by Frankfurt associate Alexander Wilhelm; on real estate matters by Frankfurt counsel Sven Nickel, with associate Marie-Christine Welp; on data privacy matters by Frankfurt counsel Wolf-Tassilo Böhm with associate Clemens Ganz; on finance matters by Munich partner Christian Jahn with associates Ralph Dräger and Julia Bräuer; and on employment matters by Munich partner Tobias Leder.