Escalent’s Acquisition of Grail Insights

Harneys acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to Symphony Technology Group in relation to the BVI aspects of its leveraged acquisition of Grail Insights from NewQuest Capital Partners by STG group company Escalent, assisted by Paul Hastings.

Escalent is a top human behaviour and analytics advisory firm specializing in industries facing disruption and business transformation. Escalent is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan with offices in the UK, China and Canada.

Grail is a strategic insights consultancy founded by Monitor Group in 2006 that helps clients seize opportunities and respond decisively to market change by applying insights to any aspect of their business. Grail is located across the US and in Canada, China, India, Ireland, Italy, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, UAE and the UK.

The Harneys team comprised of Partner George Weston (Picture), with corporate assistance from Associate James Kitching and banking support from Associate Odane Lennon.

The Paul Hastings team was led by partner Jeffrey Wolf, and included partners Lucas Rachuba, and Dan Stellenberg; of counsel Jeffrey Ii; and associates Meera Patel and Kami LaBerge.

Involved fees earner: James Kitching – Harneys; Odane Lennon – Harneys; George Weston – Harneys; Jeffrey Ii – Paul Hastings LLP; Kami LaBerge – Paul Hastings LLP; Meera Patel – Paul Hastings LLP; Lucas Rachuba – Paul Hastings LLP; Dan Stellenberg – Paul Hastings LLP; Jeffrey Wolf – Paul Hastings LLP;

Law Firms: Harneys; Paul Hastings LLP;

Clients: Escalent Inc.; Symphony Technology Group;