Norton Rose Fulbright advises Unily on growth investment

Press release - Business June 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised Unily, a UK technology company, on a $68 million growth investment from co-investors Silversmith Capital Partners and Farview Equity Partners.

Founded in 2005, Unily is a leading provider of digital workplace platforms to businesses. With a strong presence in Europe, Australia and North America, its global enterprise clients include major companies such as Hershey’s and Microsoft.

The Norton Rose Fulbright team advising Unily was led by London-based partners Sophie O’Connor and Clementine Hogarth, with assistance from associates Sam Morrey, Thomas Widdows and Hannah Culshaw. Additionally, London partners Matthew Findley and Michael Alliston advised on employee incentive arrangements and tax issues, respectively.

Sophie, who focuses her practice on private equity matters, commented: “We are delighted to have advised Unily on this landmark transaction. This investment recognises the hard work and success of the Unily team and is an exciting development for the future strategy and growth of the business.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s private equity and venture capital lawyers provide valuable legal advice and strategy to clients at every stage of the fund lifecycle. With a thorough knowledge of the global regulatory framework trends affecting the private equity sector, its team has worked on a range of complex and high-value deals worldwide across key industry sectors.

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Louise Nelson, Senior PR Manager
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