Nordic Capital’s acquisition of a majority interest in the Swiss software company BOARD International SA


Niederer Kraft Frey and Clifford Chance advised the private equity investor Nordic Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swiss software company BOARD International SA. The acquisition was executed by Nordic Capital’s latest Fund IX.

BOARD offers a unified platform providing Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics. The platform allows companies to achieve a single, accurate and complete view of business information and full control of performance across the entire organisation.

Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with focus on the sectors Healthcare, Technology & Payments, Financial Services, Industrial Goods & Services and Consumer & Retail.

The transaction is, amongst others, subject to approval from the relevant authorities.

The NKF acted as Swiss counsel on the deal team was led by Corporate/M&A partner Patrik Peyer (picture) and senior associate Moritz Maurer, working with Technology/Data Privacy partner Clara-Ann Gordon, senior associate Giulia Ghezzi, associates Ivo von Büren, Victor Stancescu, Olivia Biehal and junior associates Michel Herren, Fiona Hutmacher and Lukas Mathis.

Clifford Chance acted as lead counsel for Nordic Capital. The team was led by partners Thomas Krecek and Frederik Mühl as well as senior associate Moritz Petersen (all Corporate/Private Equity, Frankfurt).

Involved fees earner: Ivo von Büren – Bär & Karrer; Thomas Krecek – Clifford Chance; Frederik Mühl – Clifford Chance; Moritz Petersen – Clifford Chance; Olivia Biehal – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Giulia Ghezzi – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Clara-Ann Gordon – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Michel Herren – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Fiona Hutmacher – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Lukas Mathis – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Moritz Maurer – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Patrik Peyer – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd; Victor Stancescu – Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd;

Law Firms: Bär & Karrer; Clifford Chance; Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd;

Clients: Nordic Capital Limited;