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Lifesize and Serenova Merge to Create Contact Center Communications and Workplace Collaboration Company

Vinson & Elkins advised Lifesize, a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions, in connection with its merger with Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, creating a contact center communications and workplace collaboration company serving more than 10,000 customers worldwide.

Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management, is the financial sponsor of the merger and will continue to invest and support the growth of the combined business to address the $60 billion unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) market.

The V&E corporate team was led by partner Paul Tobias and senior associate Michael Gibson with assistance from associate Vaughn Miller. Also advising were partner David Peck, senior associate Allyson Seger and associate Chris Garza; partner Shane Tucker and associate Austin Light; partner Devika Kornbacher and senior associate Ben Cukerbaum; partner Sean Becker; partner David Wicklund and associate Caitlin Snelson; and partner Hill Wellford and associate Ryan Will.

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