Avetta on its Combination With BROWZ

Kirkland & Ellis advised Avetta, a leading providers of SaaS based supply chain risk management software, on its combination with BROWZ to form a new, market leading organization focused on delivering the best in supply chain risk management services to companies worldwide.

Avetta and BROWZ, two leading providers of SaaS based supply chain risk management software, have combined to form a new, market leading organization focused on delivering the best in supply chain risk management services to companies worldwide. The transaction further solidifies Avetta’s position as a world-class organization, innovator and thought leader, expanding the company’s global network to 85,000 customers in over 100 countries in the fast growing $14 billion global marketplace for supply chain risk management solutions.

Avetta and BROWZ combine more than three decades of experience in making industries safer, more sustainable and compliant by vetting and qualifying the suppliers that support their global clients. Avetta and BROWZ’s 450 combined clients include blue chip companies in industry verticals such as energy, chemicals, manufacturing, utilities, construction materials, facilities management, communications, transportation, logistics & retail, mining, aerospace & defense and food & beverage. These industry leaders require better visibility into supply chain risks, such as workplace health & safety, sustainability, modern slavery, data privacy, anti-bribery & corruption, regulatory and insurance compliance.

Together, the companies’ market-leading technology platform and products strengthen sustainable connections between clients and suppliers, while streamlining and simplifying the engagement process for both parties. Avetta and BROWZ share a common vision of putting customers first and a belief that the solutions offered to their clients should be configurable to address the specific needs and requirements of their client base across industries and geographies.

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Will Boothby (Picture) and Chris Torrente, and associate Jocelyn Wirshba.

Involved fees earner: Willard Boothby – Kirkland & Ellis; Christopher Torrente – Kirkland & Ellis; Jocelyn Wirshba – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Avetta LLC;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti