ECI Partners’ Investment In CSL

Cooley LLP advised the management team of CSL on the deal, while Squire Patton Boggs advised ECI Partners.

ECI Partners, the leading growth-focused mid-market private equity firm, has invested in the international critical communications service provider, CSL.

CSL is a market leader in providing machine-to-machine and internet of things connectivity solutions in the fire, security and telehealth sectors. It has invested significantly in its core fire and security customer base over the last 24 years. The investment from ECI Partners will support CSL to further enhance its customer offerings, drive product innovation and ensure high-quality service levels it’s known for as the company expands. The company services more than one million M2M and IoT devices and monitors four billion events through its platforms each month across the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain and Ireland.

Cooley team was led by Stephen Rosen (Picture) and also included Kemilia-Jean Ogunmuyiwa, Chris Coulter and Jack Jones.

The Squire Patton Boggs team advising ECI was led by Corporate partner Charles Leeming, with partners James Fitzgibbon in Manchester and James Collis in London, and involved Joshua Crawley, Ethan Douglas, Rebecca Meyers, and Mona Mojtabavi from the Corporate practice, and Graham Ball and Bryony Sen from the Financial Services practice, and partners Stuart James, Diarmuid Ryan and Patrick Ford from the Intellectual Property & Technology, Competition-Antitrust and Tax Strategy & Benefits practices, as well as other lawyers from the firm’s offices in the UK and Spain.

Involved fees earner: Chris Coulter – Cooley LLP; Jack Jones – Cooley LLP; Kemilia-Jean Ogunmuyiwa – Cooley LLP; Stephen Rosen – Cooley LLP; Graham Ball – Squire Patton Boggs; James Collis – Squire Patton Boggs; Joshua Crawley – Squire Patton Boggs; Ethan Douglas – Squire Patton Boggs; James Fitzgibbon – Squire Patton Boggs; Patrick Ford – Squire Patton Boggs; Stuart James – Squire Patton Boggs; Charles Leeming – Squire Patton Boggs; Rebecca Meyers – Squire Patton Boggs; Mona Mojtabavi – Squire Patton Boggs; Diarmuid Ryan – Squire Patton Boggs; Bryony Sen – Squire Patton Boggs;

Law Firms: Cooley LLP; Squire Patton Boggs;

Clients: CSL Group Limited; ECI Partners;