BC Partners’ Acquisition of NAVEX Global


Simpson Thacher is representing BC Partners in connection with its proposed acquisition of NAVEX Global from Vista Equity Partners. Vista Equity Partners will retain a minority stake in the company.

Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

NAVEX Global works with over 13,000 businesses globally and provides the world’s most comprehensive ethics and compliance software platform, allowing clients to address issues and respond quickly and effectively in increasingly complex regulatory environments.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Anthony Vernace (Picture), Ravi Purushotham, Jun Won Kim, Della Fok and Aria Mahboubi (M&A); Jen Hobbs, Eli Isak, Kyle Spies and Sara Park (Banking & Credit); Greg Grogan and Caitlin Fitzgerald (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Lori Lesser (Intellectual Property); Gary Mandel, Sophie Staples and Dmitry Zelik (Tax); Jason Glover and Sam Wilson (Funds – London); Peter Guryan and Kelly Karapetyan (Antitrust); and Mike Isby (Environmental). Summer Associates Parth Kalaria, Bobbie Burrows and Kristen Lucas provided invaluable assistance.

Involved fees earner: Anthony Vernace – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Ravi Purushotham – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jun Won Kim – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Della Fok – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Aria Mahboubi – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Hobbs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Eli Isak – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kyle Spies – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sara Park – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gregory Grogan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Caitlin Fitzgerald – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lori Lesser – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gary Mandel – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sophie Staples – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Dmitry Zelik – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Glover – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sam Wilson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Guryan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Isby – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: BC Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti