EQT’s $2.5 Billion Acquisition Of SUSE Business From Micro Focus International Plc

Pestalozzi advised Micro Focus International Plc (Micro Focus), the global enterprise software company, on the US $2.535 billion sale of its SUSE business to a special purpose vehicle advised by EQT Partners.

SUSE, a pioneer in Open Source software, develops markets and supports an enterprise grade Linux operating system, Open Source software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility over their IT systems.

The Pestalozzi team included Martin L. Mueller (Partner – Corporate/M&A, Employment & Pensions, in picture), Michael Lips (Partner – Real Estate & Environment), Paola Wullschleger (Senior Associate – Real Estate & Environment), Evelyn V. Frei (Associate – Real Estate & Environment) and Larissa Rickenbacher (Junior Associate – Real Estate & Environment).

Involved fees earner: Evelyn Frei – Pestalozzi; Michael Lips – Pestalozzi; Martin L. Mueller – Pestalozzi; Larissa Rickenbacher – Pestalozzi; Paola Wullschleger – Pestalozzi;

Law Firms: Pestalozzi;

Clients: Micro Focus International plc;

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