CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII’s $470 Million Investment In Aleph Holding

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII on the deal. Aleph Holding was advised by Cleary Gottlieb.

Aleph Holding (“Aleph”), the global partner to the world’s biggest digital media players, has partnered with leading global private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”). The partnership will see CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII take a minority stake in Aleph. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions precedent, and is expected to occur by August 2021.
Aleph operates in over 90 markets worldwide, reaching 2 billion consumers. It acts as an enabler of digital advertising sales for the leading digital media platforms – such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitch and TikTok amongst others – giving access to new and under-served markets, while providing a complete suite of services that help advertisers maximise the value of their digital marketing investments.

The Freshfields team was led by London private equity partner Vincent Bergin (Picture) and Silicon Valley partner Joseph Halloum, senior associates Andy Robinson and Ahmad Khokher and associates Sherina Teckchand and Hana Alam in London and Max Sanders in New York. London partners Charlie Hayes and David Brooks and New York partner Valerie Jacob and counsel Brian Lewis also advised.

 

Involved fees earner: Vincent Bergin – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; David Brooks – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Valerie Jacob – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Joseph Halloum – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Charles Hayes – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Ahmad Khokher – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Brian Lewis – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Andy Robinson – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Max Sanders – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Sherina Teckchand – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP;

Law Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP;

Clients: CVC Capital Partners;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler