Permira and Boats Group’s Investment in Click&Boat

Fried Frank and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP acted as counsels to Permira in the transaction. Bersay and Mayer Brown advised the shareholders of Click & Boat. Paul Hastings advised Olma and the founders of Click & Boat.

Permira executed its investment, alongside Boats Group, in Click&Boat. Click&Boat matches boating enthusiasts with more than 40,000 boats in more than 600 destinations globally.

Through this partnership, Click&Boat can tap into Boats Group’s expansive pool of 20 million boating consumers every month while continuing to innovate and improve the boat rental process. 

Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €44 billion.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partner Brian T. Mangino (Picture) and included corporate partners Andrea Gede-Lange, Michael T. Gershberg, and J. Christian Nahr; antitrust and competition partners Nathaniel L. Asker and Tobias Caspary; executive compensation & ERISA partner Jason R. Ertel; intellectual property and technology partner Amir R. Ghavi; litigation partner Joshua D. Roth; tax partners Alan S. Kaden and Nick Thornton; corporate special counsel Michael Schneider; litigation special counsel Michael A. Kleinman; tax special counsel Ryan L. Conley; corporate associates Hannah E. Koban, R. Kirkie Maswoswe, Taylor M. McGraw, Randa J. Medley, Justin A. Schenck, and Anjali Vohra; antitrust and competition associates Romain Girard, Annalie Grogan, Neda Moussavi, and Summer K. Quintana; executive compensation & ERISA associates Adam P. Cohen and Ashley Rose Haden; intellectual property and technology associate Kimberly Mihovics; litigation associates Patrick J. Albergo and Alexis Casamassima; tax associates Thomas Bramall, Shane C. Hoffmann, Karen Li, and Richard Pilgrim; and corporate law clerk Ellis L. Darby.

The Bersay team included Anya Hristova, Pauline Darmon, Juliette Vacheron.

The Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP team included Emmanuelle Henry and Nicolas Mayol.

The Paul Hastings team included Arthur Baudry d’Asson, Tamsin Doran and Mathilde Carré.

Involved fees earner: Pauline Darmon – Bersay & Associés; Anya Hristova – Bersay & Associés; Nicolas Mayol – Bersay & Associés; Juliette Vacheron – Bersay & Associés; Patrick Albergo – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Nathaniel Asker – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Thomas Bramall – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Alexis Casamassima – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Tobias Caspary – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Adam P. Cohen – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Ryan Conley – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Jason Ertel – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Andrea Gede-Lange – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Michael Gershberg – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Amir Ghavi – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Romain Girard – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Annalie Grogan – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Ashley Rose Haden – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Shane Hoffmann – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Alan Kaden – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Michael Kleinman – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Hannah Koban – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Karen Li – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Brian Mangino – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; R. Kirkie Maswoswe – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Taylor McGraw – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Randa Medley – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Kimberly Mihovics – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Neda Moussavi – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Christian Nahr – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Richard Pilgrim – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Summer Quintana – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Joshua D. Roth – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Justin Schenck – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Michael Schneider – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Nick Thornton – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Anjali Vohra – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Mathilde Carre – Paul Hastings LLP; Arthur De Baudry D’Asson – Paul Hastings LLP; Tamsin Doran – Paul Hastings LLP; Emmanuelle Henry – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Bersay & Associés; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Paul Hastings LLP; Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Click&Boat; OLMA Capital Management; Permira;