Globant’s Acquisition of 100% of Assa Group

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi, Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski, Gómez Pinzón and Robinson & Cole advised on the transaction

Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company, executed the acquisition of gA, a leading digital and cloud transformation services company with presence in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Spain.

With this acquisition, Globant reinforces its leading positioning delivering digital and cognitive transformation as it broadens its expertise in Life Sciences, CPG, Manufacturing and Logistics. gA also complements and deepens Globant’s capabilities to deliver cloud journey and enterprise application services.

gA is a global technology company that uses digital platforms and transformation services to empower large companies in America and Europe to reformulate their business models and organizations harnessing the insights and power of data, AI and people. They have key strategic partnerships with companies like Oracle and SAP, and strong specialization around Data Science & Machine Learning, Process Intelligence and Cloud capabilities. Headquartered in Miami, gA has more than 1,100 IT professionals working with renowned brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Cardinal Health, Medtronic, Honda, Avon, DHL, Equifax, PepsiCo, AXA, Arcor, and DirecTV, among others.

Gómez Pinzón advised Globant S.A. with Natalia García Arenas, Mauricio Jaramillo Campuzano, Emanuela Guevara Fadul, Andrés Felipe Saldarriaga and Paula De La Calle.

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised GA with Estanislao H. Olmos (Picture), Juan José Romano Blanco (M&A), Gabriel Lozano (Antitrust), Daniela Rey (Tax), Florencia Angélico, Geraldine Moffat, David Kahansky, Facundo Palczikowski and Mayra Mammana.

Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP advided the IFC with Peter Hosinski, Kenneth Stuart, Andrés A. Sardi García and Sarina Fritz.

Robinson & Cole advised HSBC with Stephen Hanson.

Involved fees earner: Sarina Fritz – Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP; Peter Hosinski – Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP; Andres Sardi Garcia – Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP; Kenneth Stuart – Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP; Florencia Angélico – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Gabriel Lozano – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Geraldine Moffat – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Estanislao Olmos – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Alejandro Perelsztein – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Daniela Rey – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Paula de la Calle González – Gómez-Pinzón; Natalia García Arenas – Gómez-Pinzón; Emanuela Guevara Fadul – Gómez-Pinzón; Mauricio Jaramillo Campuzano – Gómez-Pinzón; Andrés Felipe Saldarriaga Londoño – Gómez-Pinzón; Stephen Hanson – Robinson & Cole LLP;

Law Firms: Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP; Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Gómez-Pinzón; Robinson & Cole LLP;

Clients: Globant S.A.; Grupo Assa Worldwide S.A.; HSBC; International Finance Corporation;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.