CGE Partners’ Acquisition Of ethiXbase

Osborne Clarke has advised ethiXbase on the deal.

ethiXbase, a fast growing and leading provider of third party risk assessment services to corporates, focusing on anti-corruption, human rights, labour, and the environment, has been acquired by CGE Partners.

CGE is partnering with Leas Bachatene (CEO) and Russell Potter (CFO) to back the company in its next phase of growth to become the leading global provider of supply chain risk assessment software solutions. CGE will bring significant experience and resource to support ethiXbase’s international expansion, future M&A and new product development initiatives.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Partners Tim Birt (Picture) and Pippa Byrne, and comprised of Senior Associate William Nicolson (private equity), Associates Harshna Patel and Lottie Brewster (both private equity), Partner David Nisbet and Associate Ben Doeh (both tax) and Senior Associate Lara Flynn (employment). Sharpe & Jagger LLC advised on Singaporean law.

Involved fees earner: Harshna Patel – Marriott Harrison; Tim Birt – Osborne Clarke; Lottie Brewster – Osborne Clarke; Pippa Byrne – Osborne Clarke; Ben Doeh – Osborne Clarke; Lara Flynn – Osborne Clarke; William Nicolson – Osborne Clarke; David Nisbet – Osborne Clarke;

Law Firms: Marriott Harrison; Osborne Clarke;

Clients: ethiXbase;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler