Latham & Watkins Advises Pipedrive in Majority Investment from Vista Equity Partners

Members of the firm’s Emerging Companies and M&A Practices are advising the CRM platform.

November 17, 2020

Pipedrive, a leading CRM platform for sales and marketing teams, has announced that it has signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Pipedrive in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by New York partner David Concannon and Bay Area partner Luke Bergstrom, with associates Daniel Nordstrom, Teddy Ellison and Eduard Grigoryan. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Bay Area partner Grace Lee, with associates Derek Berry and Jessica Chen; on benefits and compensation matters by New York partner Austin Ozawa, with associate Anne Bracaglia; on intellectual property matters by Boston partner Sarah Gagan, with associate Pelin Serpin; on antitrust matters by Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English; on data privacy matters by London partner Fiona Maclean and Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires, with associates Sam Maerz-Boening and Calum Docherty; on antitrust matters by Bay Area partner Joshua Holian; and on compliance matters by New York partner Blair Connelly.

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