February 19, 2021
Anaqua, a portfolio company of Astorg Asset Management and a leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions, has announced that it has acquired global IP cost estimating software provider Quantify IP. The transaction further strengthens Anaqua’s strategic line of IP management solutions and offers law firms and corporations advanced portfolio cost budgeting and forecasting tools to enhance their IP management strategy.
Latham & Watkins LLP represented Astorg Asset Management and Anaqua in the transaction with a corporate team led by New York partner David Beller, with associates Yana Izrailov and Nancy Zhu. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Matthew Dewitz, with associate Lea Li; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum; on IP matters by New York partner Steven Betensky, with associate Caroline Herald; and on PPP loan and government contact matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Kyle Jefcoat, with associate Julia Lippman.