Court Square’s Investment in Connatix

Dechert advised Court Square Capital Partners in the transaction.

Court Square Capital Partners executed a significant investment in Connatix, the leading video technology company for premium publishers and advertisers to advance M&A, expand its global reach and accelerate product innovation.

Court Square Capital Partners is a middle market private equity firm with one of the most experienced investment teams in the industry. Since 1979, the team has completed over 235 investments, including several landmark transactions, and has developed numerous businesses into leaders in their respective markets. Court Square invests in companies that have compelling growth potential within the business services, general industrial, healthcare, and technology and telecommunications sectors. The firm has $7.0 billion of assets under management and is based in New York, N.Y.

The Dechert team included corporate partners Derek Winokur (Picture) and Geraldine Sinatra, and associates Nicole Holden, Madeleine Williams, Tommy Kienzle and David Nicholls; finance partner Samantha Koplik and law clerks Alejandra Lankenau and Terry Huang; employee benefits partners Howard Klein and Andrew Oringer, and associates Baraka Nasari, Jake Phillips and Andrew Braid; labor counsel Jeffrey Rubin and associate Tanya Warnke; tax partner Edward Lemanowicz and associates George Davis and Ishani Kundu; real estate counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas; intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski and associates Spencer Joffrion and Madeleine White; global privacy and cybersecurity partner Karen Neuman and associates Hilary Bonaccorsi and Colleen Hespeler; competition partner James Fishkin, counsel Beverly Ang and associates Dennis Schmelzer and Delphine Strohl; and environmental partner Abbi Cohen.

Involved fees earner: Beverly Ang – Dechert; Hilary Bonaccorsi – Dechert; Andrew Braid – Dechert; Abbi Cohen – Dechert; George Davis – Dechert; James Fishkin – Dechert; Colleen Hespeler – Dechert; Nicole Holden – Dechert; Spencer Joffrion – Dechert; Thomas Kienzle – Dechert; Howard Kleinman – Dechert; Samantha Koplik – Dechert; Ishani Kundu – Dechert; Edward Lemanowicz – Dechert; Baraka Nasari – Dechert; Karen Neuman – Dechert; David Nicholls – Dechert; Andrew Oringer – Dechert; Jake Phillips – Dechert; Francois Quintard-Morenas – Dechert; Thomas Rayski – Dechert; Jeffrey Rubin – Dechert; Dennis Schmelzer – Dechert; Geraldine Sinatra – Dechert; Delphine Strohl – Dechert; Tanya Warnke – Dechert; Madeleine White – Dechert; Madeleine Williams – Dechert; Derek Winokur – Dechert;

Law Firms: Dechert;

Clients: Court Square Capital Partners;

Author: Martina Bellini