Information technology investment means an expenditure of information technology resources to address mission delivery and management support.
White & Case law firm has advised Hg on its planned investment in smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in managed services and hosted software for trading desks.
Hg is a private equity firm targeting technology buyouts primarily in Europe and the US. Hg focuses on investments in technology and services sectors.
It invests out of its 8th £2.5 billion core fund and its 2nd £575 million Mercury fund, targeting smaller technology buyouts, both raised in February 2017.
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.
The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partner Nathalie Nègre-Eveillard and included partner Clara Hainsdorf, with support from counsel Valérie Ménard and associates Alexandre Giacobbi, Amandine Grima, Caroline Lyannaz, Laura Tuszynski and Dany Luu.
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