Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP represented Searchlight Capital Partners in the transaction. Degroux Brugère and Fidal advised EasyMile and Viguié Schmidt & Associés advised Alstom.
EasyMile closed €55 million Series B funding round led by Searchlight Capital Partners, a leading global private investment firm.
EasyMile provides software and complete solutions for driverless mobility and goods transportation. The funding, which was oversubscribed, will facilitate the completion of EasyMile’s product and technology roadmap while accelerating its international expansion and client service.
With offices in New York, London and Toronto, Searchlight has over $9 billion in assets under management. Searchlight seeks to invest in businesses where its long-term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders.
The Willkie team advising Searchlight Capital Partners was led by London partners Gavin Gordon (Picture) and Andrew Gray, and included partner Cedric Hajage and counsel Georges Balit in Paris.
The Degroux Brugère team was led by Jérémie Swiecznik.
The Fidal team was led by Amandine Gallard.
The Viguié Schmidt & Associés team was led by Louis Chenard.
Involved fees earner: Jérémie Swiecznik – Degroux Brugère & Associés; Amandine Gallard – Fidal; Louis Chenard – Viguié Schmidt & Associés; Georges Balit – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Gavin Gordon – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Andrew Gray – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Cédric Hajage – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;