Morrison & Foerster advised Infobip Limited on the deal, while Latham & Watkins advised One Equity Partners.
One Equity Partners has signed a definitive agreement to make a major strategic investment in Infobip, a global cloud communications platform for the world’s largest enterprises. This is the first outside capital raised by Infobip’s visionary founders, achieving a unicorn valuation with one of the largest European software Series A rounds in recent years. In OEP, Infobip also gains a highly experienced strategic partner to help build its presence in the North American market and accelerate its growth through strategic acquisitions.
Infobip is a global cloud communications platform that enables businesses to build connected customer experiences across all stages of the customer journey at scale, with easy and contextualized interactions over customers’ preferred channels. Accessed through a single platform, Infobip’s omnichannel engagement, identity, user authentication security and contact center solutions help clients and partners overcome the complexity of consumer communications, grow their business and increase loyalty– all in a fast, secure and reliable way.
Infobip is a software company that enables businesses to build richer and more connected customer experiences across all stages of their customer journey at scale. The company generated €602 million in 2019 revenue, having achieved a compounded annual growth rate of 48% for the last decade.
OEP is a middle market private equity firm focused on the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors in North America and Europe. The firm builds market-leading companies by identifying and executing transformative business combinations. OEP is a trusted partner with a differentiated investment process, a broad and senior team, and an established track record generating long-term value for its partners. Since 2001, the firm has completed more than 180 transactions worldwide. OEP, founded in 2001, spun out of JP Morgan in 2015. The firm has offices in New York, Chicago, and Frankfurt.
The MoFo team was led by Dan Coppel (Picture) and Stuart Alford, with support from Trevor James, Jennifer Buckby, William Akman, Kerry Goodleff, Margaret Babalola, Vishal Mehta, Kerry Jones, Felix Helmstädter and John Owen.
The Latham team advising One Equity Partners was led by New York corporate partner Tom Malone and London corporate partner Farah O’Brien, with London associates Katie Peek and Antonina Semyachkova.
Involved fees earner: John Owen – Jones Day; Thomas Malone – Latham & Watkins; Farah O’Brien – Latham & Watkins; Katie Peek – Latham & Watkins; Antonina Semyachkova – Latham & Watkins; William Louis Akman – Morrison Foerster; Stuart Alford – Morrison Foerster; Margaret Babalola – Morrison Foerster; Jennifer Buckby – Morrison Foerster; Dan Coppel – Morrison Foerster; Felix Helmstädter – Morrison Foerster; Trevor James – Morrison Foerster; Kerry Jones – Morrison Foerster; Vishal Mehta – Morrison Foerster;