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PwC Legal advises LeanIX on financing round led by Goldman Sachs of 80m USD

Nuremberg, 9 July 2020

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive legal advice to LeanIX GmbH in the course of the Series-D-financing round of 80m USD led by new investor Goldman Sachs Growth. Other investors are Insight Venture Partners and DTCP who, along with Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital, have already participated in earlier financing rounds. The Bonn based start-up will use the investment to continue its successful international growth and to further develop its complementary solutions for cloud governance.

LeanIX GmbH was founded in 2012 by André Christ and offers Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based applications in the fields of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and cloud governance to reduce complexity in IT application landscapes in companies and thus to accelerate their digital transformation. LeanIX GmbH now has 230 employees worldwide and works together with 300 international customers including well-known brands such as Adidas, Atlassian, Dropbox, DHL, Merck, Volkswagen, Vodafone and Zalando.

Advisors to LeanIX GmbH:

PwC Legal (Nuremberg and Düsseldorf):

Gerhard Wacker, Klara Körber (both lead), Christian Heigl (all Corporate / M&A), Hubertus Kleene, Johanna Battmer (both antitrust and foreign trade law)

Advisors to Goldman Sachs:

Hogan Lovells (Munich):

Dr. Volker Geyrhalter (lead), Cornelius Naumann, Dr. Julian Fridrich (all Corporate / M&A)

Advisors to Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Venture Fund:

Osborne Clarke (Cologne):

Nicolas Gabrysch, Nicole Preuß (Corporate / Venture Capital)

Advisors to Insight Venture Partners:

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (Frankfurt):

Dr. Stefan Jörgens, Miriam Steets (lead), Johannes Eckhardt (all Corporate / Financial Services)

About PwC Legal:

In our global, rapidly changing business world, cooperation, restructuring, transactions, financing and social responsibility are topics that increasingly concern our clients. They need legal certainty for a wide range of complex tasks. That is why we advise them holistically and in close cooperation with PwC’s tax, human resources and finance experts and our international legal network in over 100 countries. Whether a globally active company, a public corporation or a wealthy private individual, every client has a personal contact at our firm who supports them responsibly in all matters of commercial law. In this way, we help our clients to secure their economic success in the long term.

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