Hg was advised on the investment by White & Case, Deloitte and Bryan, Garnier & Co. smartTrade was advised by Arma Partners and Hoche Partners.
The transaction was announced on February 7, 2020.
Hg is a specialist private equity investor focused on software and service businesses. It has led more than 150 investments in the software and services sector during the last 25 years.
smartTrade Technologies is a global leader in managed services and hosted software for trading desks. The business has expanded rapidly in recent years and today has a global client base, with subsidiaries around the world, including in London, Geneva, Milan, New York, Tokyo and Singapore.
The White & Case team in Paris was led by partner Nathalie Nègre-Eveillard (Picture) and included partner Clara Hainsdorf, with support from counsel Valérie Ménard and associates Alexandre Giacobbi, Amandine Grima, Caroline Lyannaz, Laura Tuszynski and Dany Luu.
Involved fees earner: Alexandre Giacobbi – White & Case; Amandine Grima – White & Case; Clara Hainsdorf – White & Case; Dany Luu – White & Case; Caroline Lyannaz – White & Case; Valérie Ménard – White & Case; Nathalie Nègre-Eveillard – White & Case; Laura Tuszynski – White & Case;
Law Firms: White & Case;